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Monday, January, 18, 2021

Mayor Elorza to Induct Three Community Leaders into City’s MLK Hall of Fame

City to Host Virtual Celebration to Honor Three Community Leaders on January 28th January 18, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI –  Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Human Relations Commission have selected three honorees for the 18th Annual Providence Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall of Fame Virtual Induction Ceremony. The 2021 honorees are as follows: Director of the […]

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Friday, January, 15, 2021

Mayor Elorza Extends Free Two-Hour Parking During Providence Restaurant Weeks

City encourages take-out, delivery and dining local to support Providence Restaurants January 15, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City will offer free, two-hour parking in designated commercial districts in alignment with Providence Restaurant Weeks through February 6, 2021. “This pandemic has hit our restaurant and small business community hard, so we […]

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Thursday, January, 14, 2021

City of Providence Refunds Bonds for $2.02 Million in Savings

City completes bond refinancing at advantageous rates January 14, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City of Providence has closed its 2021 General Obligation Refunding Bond transaction. The City issued new tax-exempt bonds with a five-year final maturity at a True Interest Cost of 0.93% and new taxable bonds with […]

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Wednesday, January, 13, 2021

Mayor Elorza Joins City Council and Community Partners to Announce Package of New Policies to Advance Climate Justice Goals 

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Councilwoman Helen Anthony, Councilman Pedro Espinal, and community partners to announce a suite of initiatives aimed at addressing the climate crisis and institutionalizing the Climate Justice Plan. “The looming threat of the climate crisis needs everyone at the table to define the legacy left for future generations,” said Mayor Jorge Elorza. “I’d […]

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Monday, January, 11, 2021

Neighborhood Snapshots Platform Now Live

The Department of Planning and Development is excited to launch our Neighborhood Snapshot platform! Providence is made up of twenty-five unique, diverse neighborhoods. Each one has its own assets and challenges regarding geography, transportation, economics and housing, social characteristics, health, development, and growth.  We created this platform for you to learn more about your neighborhood and […]

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