Pichardo resigns from Providence Board of Licenses

JUAN M. PICHARDO, left, during a Providence Board of Licenses meeting in 2016. Pichardo resigned from the board on Nov. 2. To his right are Luis Peralta and Johanna Harris. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
JUAN M. PICHARDO, left, during a Providence Board of Licenses meeting in 2016. Pichardo resigned from the board on Nov. 2. To his right are Luis Peralta and Johanna Harris. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – Juan M. Pichardo verbally resigned from his position on the Providence Board of Licenses at the end of Thursday's board meeting. Pichardo had been under pressure to resign from Mayor Jorge O. Elorza this week following a recent incident involving gunfire near a new nightclub on the East Side. Pichardo, a former Democratic…

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