Wednesday, June 12, 2024

TOPICS

Home Tags City Council

Tag: City Council

Cannabis shops have incentive to fit in

Retail cannabis shops will be appearing in more Providence neighborhoods, whether businesses already there want them or not. But that doesn’t mean businesses and others...

Outdoor dining expanded in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE – Outdoor dining is expanding across the city as businesses cope with the Washington Bridge closure.  The City Council on Wednesday approved recommendations...

Report: Costco plans for Cranston shelved, for now

PROVIDENCE – Plans for a Costco Wholesale Club in Cranston may have fallen through, according to a report Thursday by WPRI-TV CBS 12. The news...

City on right track with tax burden shifts

No one likes to see increased taxes but kudos to Providence city leaders for at least trying to raise them in the right places...

Should Providence limit the number of college students living in multifamily...

The Providence City Council is considering extending existing restrictions on the number of college students allowed in single-family housing to some multifamily units. The city...

Public hearing set for hotel-funded Providence tourism district

PROVIDENCE – The city finance committee on Tuesday set a public hearing on a proposal to create a special district to raise revenue in...

Woonsocket City Council removes mayor from office

WOONSOCKET – The City Council has removed Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt from office in a split vote early Thursday morning, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported. After two...
DECISION TIME: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, seated, and the City Council must decide on $10 million in recommended spending for the city’s racial reparations program. Elorza is pictured in February at the announcement of his creation of a panel that has made spending recommendations for the program. 
COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

City must make clearer goals, scope of reparations program

Proposed spending for Providence’s still-evolving racial reparations program includes several worthy suggestions. Among them, funding for homeownership, workforce training and support for small businesses. The...

Elorza unveils spending details for $10M racial reparations program

PROVIDENCE – Lofty visions for how to atone for centuries of racism and discrimination are becoming clearer, with a rough plan for how the...
MAYOR JORGE O. Elorza on Tuesday unveiled a $567 million fiscal 2023 budget proposal with major cuts to city tax rates to offset higher property values. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Elorza proposes tax cuts to offset higher property values as part...

PROVIDENCE – As property values soar under a recent city revaluation, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza wants to slash tax rates for the fiscal year...
- Featured Event -

Latest News