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Friday, July, 10, 2020

Museum Explorer Summer Kit

Bring the fun of the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium to your home with our Explorer Summer Kit. Each kit has everything needed to complete fun, hands-on activities indoors and outdoors! Curated by our education staff, each kit includes crafts, experiments, instructions and more for at-home learning. Along with the kits, access to special […]

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Friday, July, 10, 2020

City Announces Reopening of DePasquale Square Fountain after Renovations

July 10, 2020   Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Council President Sabina Matos, Councilwoman Rachel Miller, Councilman John Igliozzi and Executive Director of the Federal Hill Association Rick Simone to announce the reopening of the DePasquale Square foundation after major renovation efforts. First built in 1981, the iconic fountain in DePasquale Square serves as […]

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Wednesday, July, 08, 2020

Draft Community Choice Aggregation Plan Posted for Public Comment

July 8, 2020 Providence is poised to be the third community in Rhode Island to conduct a public hearing on its Draft Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Plan on Wednesday, July 15 at 5 PM via Zoom. This public hearing is required by Rhode Island law and input received shall be addressed and incorporated into the […]

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Wednesday, July, 08, 2020

Mayor Jorge Elorza and LISC Launch Facility Improvement Grants Expanding Pre-K Seats Citywide

Grant Applications Open July 15 July 8, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to announce facility improvement grants aimed at expanding the number of high-quality, pre-kindergarten seats citywide. Eligible local childcare and early learning providers within Providence can apply online beginning July 15. “We know the […]

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Thursday, July, 02, 2020

City of Providence Encourages Safe, Local Celebrations for Independence Day

Safely Rediscover the Creative Capital this Fourth of July  July 2, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Ahead of the holiday weekend, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Council President Matos, and the Providence Warwick Visitor and Convention Bureau (PWCVB) are encouraging residents to celebrate safely, and close to home, this Independence Day. “While we will all be celebrating differently […]

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