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Wednesday, May, 27, 2020

City Announces 2020 Street Sweeping Plan for Neighborhoods and Business Corridors

Residents Encouraged to Use PVD Street Sweeping Viewer May 27, 2020 Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced this year’s citywide street sweeping program, currently underway and scheduled to reach all neighborhoods a minimum of two times throughout the course of the year. Crews will clean streets nightly from 10:30PM-7:00AM. This year, there will also be daytime […]

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Friday, May, 22, 2020

Mayor Elorza Announces Free Two-Hour Parking in PVD Business Corridors

City Encourages Businesses to Apply for Alternative Use of Parking Spaces May 22, 2018  PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced that beginning today Friday, May 22, the City will offer free, two-hour parking in designated commercial districts through July 31st. Businesses can also apply to repurpose parking spaces adjacent to their business as take-out spaces for […]

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Thursday, May, 21, 2020

Mayor Elorza Announces Additional Funding to Community Organizations Aiding the City’s Recovery from COVID-19

CARES Act provides nearly $3 million in supplementary assistance for local organizations May 13, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the City of Providence has awarded nearly $3 million in additional Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding directly to local organizations providing essential services for during COVID-19. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

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Friday, May, 15, 2020

Mayor’s Office and Providence Human Relations Commission partner with local Tribes to deliver critical supplies during COVID-19

The Mayor’s Office and the Providence Human Relations Commission provided over $1,300 worth of supplies for local tribes to provide critical support to the indigenous community. The supplies included toilet paper, gloves, sanitizer, soap, paper towels, and cleaning wipes. “I’d like to acknowledge the Human Relations Commission & Commissioner Ray Two Hawks Watson. Led by […]

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Thursday, May, 14, 2020

City of Providence Reschedules Tax Sale

New tax sale date to be announced at a later time May 13, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence will reschedule its tax sale previously scheduled for Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 10 AM for a later date given the ongoing COVID-19 State of Emergency in Rhode Island. In a change from past practice, […]

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