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Wednesday, October, 21, 2020

The Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) Requests Proposals for 22 Rye Street

The Providence Redevelopment Agency invites proposals from the general public for the (1) rehabilitation or (2) purchase and rehabilitation of said Property into affordable residential units. Bidders may select from either option above. All proposals shall include the required information enumerated in this information package, however, no proposals will be accepted unless they are developed […]

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Monday, October, 19, 2020

City of Providence, LISC Rhode Island Announce Grant Program for Microenterprise Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Grants of Up to $10,000 to Bring Economic Relief to Providence-Based Small Businesses October 19, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Rhode Island Executive Director Jeanne Cola to announce a new grant opportunity for Providence-based microbusinesses adversely impacted by COVID-19. The microenterprise (MicroE) grant program will support […]

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Sunday, October, 18, 2020

Statement from Mayor Jorge Elorza Regarding Motorbike and ATV Activity

October 18, 2020 “We had a terrible incident in our city tonight that left a young man severely injured — we hope he will make a full recovery, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. “Our police are actively reviewing all video evidence, talking to witnesses, and recreating the scene. We will be doing a full investigation […]

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Thursday, October, 01, 2020

City of Providence Extends #ReThinkPVD Campaign, Free Two-Hour Parking & Outdoor Expansion Opportunities

Liquor Licenses Payments Accepted Over Six Month Period to Support Local Businesses October 1, 2020 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and City Council President Sabina Matos announced today that local ReThinkPVD free two-hour parking in designated commercial districts will be extended through January 1, 2021. Two-hour free parking will also be available on Angell Street and […]

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Monday, September, 28, 2020

City of Providence Updates Building Operations  

City Building Closures Changed from Wednesday to Fridays for Cleaning September 28, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that beginning this week, city buildings will change the one day of closure for cleaning from Wednesdays to Fridays. City buildings will offer in-person city services Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30AM […]

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