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THE TAX BREAKS the city of Providence has given developer Arnold "Buff" Chace Jr. and entities controlled by Chace have prompted the City Council to hire legal help in potentially undoing that deal. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Could fighting tax deal prove costly for Providence?

The Providence City Council’s recent move to pursue legal action against a local developer’s tax deal may help the city recoup revenue from previously...
HELP WANTED: R.I. Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, pictured speaking at a Rhode Island Kids Count event in January, has asked for assistance from the business community to improve Providence’s struggling schools. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Where are businesses in helping city schools?

Not long after the Providence Public School District was taken over by the state in 2019 to turn around the state’s largest – and...
THE EXTERIOR of Providence City Hall won't change, but many of the people who make decisions inside the building will. Come January, newcomers will fill nearly half of the City Council seats and there will also be a new mayor. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Enormous turnover among Providence leaders is unchartered territory

The Providence City Council is on the brink of a massive shift, with nearly half of its members leaving office at the end of...
THE "SUPERMAN" BUILDING, at left, is one of two high-profile downtown Providence projects that are inking a tax stabilization agreement with city officials. / PBN FILE PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

2 high-profile projects sidestep new rules for tax deals in Providence

After strengthening wage protections and increasing minority-business participation requirements for developers looking to get tax deals with the city, the Providence City Council appears...

Do limits on student renters ease housing dilemma?

A proposal to limit the number of student renters per apartment in Providence has sparked fears that such a move would exacerbate the severe...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL on Wednesday unanimously approved a second vote to send a $125 million school construction bond referendum to the November ballot. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

City Council approves $125M school construction bond question, overrides Elorza’s school...

PROVIDENCE – In a special afternoon meeting Wednesday, the City Council approved two significant school-related measures, including sending a nine-figure school construction bond question...

Michael Stephens appointed to Providence Police role after 8-month controversy

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s choice for a newly created Providence Police Department role has at last been fulfilled. Michael Stephens, the former city...
A PROPOSED tax stabilization agreement between the city of Providence and the owners of the Industrial Trust Co. Building has already stirred a lot of debate before the details have been hammered out. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

‘Superman’ building will test city’s new tax stabilization policies

Reforms to the policies governing tax deals that Providence offers to real estate developers will be put to the test on the city's most...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL is moving ahead with budget changes to finalize and fill a Providence Police Department community relations role, after Mayor Jorge O. Elorza's original pick, Michael Stephens, above, drew criticism for his lack of law enforcement experience. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

Providence council moves to fill contested police community relations job

PROVIDENCE – The stalemate between Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s office and the City Council over a controversial police appointment appears to have ended. Elorza’s original...

PVDFest set to return June 10-12

PROVIDENCE – PVDFest, the annual citywide arts celebration, will officially return to the city’s downtown in June. Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday the free...
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