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Wednesday, December, 02, 2020

City Opens Nominations for Eighteenth Annual MLK Hall of Fame Awards

Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy Through the Work of Providence’s Community Leaders December 2, 2020 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the City of Providence is accepting nominations for its eighteenth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This award and ceremony are powerful reminders of Dr. King’s legacy […]

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Wednesday, December, 02, 2020

City Announces Virtual Holiday Tree Lighting Schedule, Start of the Providence Rink 2020-2021 Winter Season

Holiday program includes virtual and in-person family-friendly holiday activities December 2, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today in partnership with City Council President Sabina Matos, Providence Parks Superintendent Wendy Nilsson, Director of the Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism Stephanie Fortunato, BankNewport Executive Vice President and Director of Employee and Community […]

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Tuesday, November, 24, 2020

Newsletter: Giving Thanks Through Kindness

November 24, 2020 Dear neighbor – Providence is a City of Kindness because we care for the wellbeing of all our residents. Throughout our community’s response to the ongoing public health crisis, I have seen neighbors finding innovative ways to support each other. Thank you for your commitment to keeping each other safe and healthy […]

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Friday, November, 20, 2020

Mayor Elorza Calls for Providence School Board Applicants

November 20, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the Providence School Board Nominating Commission is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Providence School Board. “The Providence School Board plays an important role in the transformational changes we are continuing to make into our schools,” said Mayor Jorge Elorza. “I encourage […]

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Tuesday, November, 17, 2020

Mayor Jorge Elorza Announces Supplemental COVID-19 Guidelines

 Additional Limits on Social Gatherings Effective Sunday, November 22 November 17, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, City Council Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan and City officials today announced an executive order that will issue additional COVID-19 guidelines to go into effect on Sunday, November 22. “As we continue to see cases rise across our […]

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