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Friday, January, 14, 2022

Providence Residents Urged to Exercise Caution Ahead of Frigid Weekend Conditions

Friday, January 14, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Clara Decerbo are warning residents to take precautions as dangerously cold temperatures and high winds are forecasted for Friday evening through Saturday. In these predicted temperatures, frostbite can occur on exposed skin in as little as ten […]

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Thursday, January, 13, 2022

HRC Statement on legacy if Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott

Thank you, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott for everything. The Providence Human Relations Commission would like to commend Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, a 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame Inductee, for her incredible commitment and effort since 2015 to make changes in the public health sphere that will reverberate for years to come. Dr. […]

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Wednesday, January, 12, 2022

Statement from Mayor Elorza Regarding Providence City Council Emergency Meeting

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — “Vaccines are safe, effective and the best tool to ending this pandemic. All City employees, especially public safety personnel, interact frequently with the public. We have a responsibility to do all we can to keep one another safe. As the Council President is aware – but choosing to […]

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Wednesday, January, 12, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Members of Providence City Council, Community Partners Announce Next Steps in City’s Anti-Violence Initiatives

Providence residents can sign up for nonviolence training, apply for youth jobs; local organizations can apply for mentorship program assistance Wednesday, January 12, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilperson Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Providence Police Chief Colonel Hugh Clements, Executive Director of the Nonviolence Institute Cedric Huntley, President and CEO of Mentor […]

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