Providence Municipal Court reopens for 1st time since March

PROVIDENCE MUNICIPAL COURT is set to resume after closing in mid-March. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM
PROVIDENCE MUNICIPAL COURT is set to resume after closing in mid-March. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Providence Municipal Court, which handles disputes involving parking and traffic enforcement in the city, reopened Monday after closing in mid-March because of the coronavirus.

Walk-in hearings for parking, red light and speed camera violations will be heard starting at 7:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, according to WJAR-TV.

Moving violations will be heard on Tuesdays only for people who have a hearing scheduled.

Only one person at a time is allowed in the courtroom to address the judge to maintain proper social distancing and night court remains closed.

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