Home Tags Jorge O. Elorza

Tag: Jorge O. Elorza

PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT Luis A. Aponte has been indicted for misuse of funds, according to WPRI-TV CBS 12. He is the second City Council member to be indicted within the last month.

Providence council President Aponte indicted

PROVIDENCE – Luis A. Aponte, Providence City Council president, was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday, according to a report by WPRI-TV CBS...
HOPEFUL OUTLOOK: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, is seen in his office at the Statehouse. Mattiello says Rhode Island's economic health is improving. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Mattiello, Morgan oppose bill to create regional water-supply board

PROVIDENCE – House leadership and state regulators on Tuesday opposed Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza-backed legislation to create a regional water-supply board. The opposition was...
CLEARED TO BUILD: Dwayne Keys, chairman of the South Providence Neighborhood Association, stands outside the former Flynn Elementary School on Blackstone Street, where a developer has proposed a $30 million to $40 million mixed-use project. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Some of Providence’s poorest neighborhoods are attracting developers. Residents want a...

Doug Victor, a 32-year resident of the Elmwood neighborhood in South Providence, wants to encourage economic development there that will help create jobs and...
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED this month in the General Assembly proposes creating a statewide water authority to centralize oversight and operations of the 490 public water-supply systems in Rhode Island. / COURTESY ­PROVIDENCE WATER SUPPLY BOARD

Can water ease Providence’s pension woes?

Is water part of the answer to the fiscal woes of Providence? Legislation introduced this month in the General Assembly proposes creating a statewide water...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR JORGE O. Elorza proposes an overall 2.3 percent increase to fiscal 2018 budget. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Elorza to invest $4.3M on Broad Street in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza last week announced the city would put $4.3 million toward investments along the Broad Street corridor in Providence. The...

Wearing down sanctuary cities

Supporters of the sanctuary movement around the U.S. believe they have morality on their side. The deportation regime unleashed by President Donald Trump is...

Elorza announces program for immigrant students

PROVIDENCE – For the past three weeks, 41 recently emigrated high school-aged students from countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central America have...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA said that the newcomer program "marks a tremendous step in ensuring that all Providence students learn in an environment that is welcoming and supportive. Newcomers, just as the rest of our students, deserve a fair shot at a quality education.” / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Elorza announces high school program for immigrant students entering U.S.

PROVIDENCE – For the past three weeks, 41 recently emigrated high school-aged students from countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central America have...
DESIGNXRI HAS announced the recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Design Catalyst grant program recipients unveiled

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI has unveiled recipients of the Providence Design Catalyst grant program, in which 17 city businesses will receive up to $35,000 each. The...

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News