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Friday, September, 03, 2021

Mayor Elorza, Commissioner Pare and Colonel Clements announce the appointment of Michael Stephens, Captains Kevin Lanni and Henry Remolina to the rank of Major

Mayor Elorza, Commissioner Pare and Colonel Clements announce the appointment of Michael Stephens, Captains Kevin Lanni and Henry Remolina to the rank of Major Michael Stephens to serve as first Providence Police Department Community Relations and Diversion Services Major Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Commissioner of Public Safety Steven M. Paré and Colonel […]

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Tuesday, August, 31, 2021

Providence Police Department resumes VIN station operations

Providence, RI – Effective tomorrow, September 1, 2021, the Providence Police Department VIN Station will resume vehicle identification number (VIN) inspections at the Providence Public Safety Complex Garage located at 349 West Fountain Street. Please note that the VIN Station will only be open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. […]

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Tuesday, August, 24, 2021

City of Providence Breaks Ground on Roger Williams Park Gateway

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilman Pedro Espinal of Ward 10, Bonnie Nickerson, City Planning Director and Executive Director of the Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA), Wendy Nilsson, Superintendent of Parks, Carol Ventura, Executive Director of RIHousing, and community members today broke ground on the Roger Williams Park Gateway, a project that will convert currently blighted lots […]

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Tuesday, August, 24, 2021

Providence Water Park Hours Extended August 25-27 with High Temperatures Expected

Officials urge residents to exercise caution ahead of extreme heat conditions; provide safety tips and locations and schedules of cooling centers and water parks Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Providence, RI – Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that all Providence water parks will have extended hours Wednesday, August 25 through Friday, August 27 to help […]

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Sunday, August, 22, 2021

Trash and Recycling Pick-up Delayed One Day in Providence

Sunday, August 22, 2021   PROVIDENCE, RI – Due to inclement weather, trash and recycling pick-up will be delayed one day. Residents whose usual garbage collection day is Monday (8/23) will have their trash and recycling picked up on Tuesday (8/24). The one-day trash and recycling delay will continue throughout the week. Residents should leave […]

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