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Providence Public Library receives $7K grant from Wells Fargo

PROVIDENCE – Providence Public Library was awarded a $7,500 grant from Wells Fargo to help support the library’s Passport to Summer Learning program, PPL...

Providence mayor unveils city identification cards

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza unveiled the city’s new municipal identification cards Tuesday, urging Providence residents to come to City Hall and get...

Fiscal issues still dogging Providence

With a small but significant upgrade to Providence’s bond rating, Moody’s Investors Services Inc. has given the city a positive shot in the arm.Crediting...

Five Questions With: Thaddeus J. Jankowski Jr.

Thaddeus "Ted" J. Jankowski Jr., the new tax assessor for Providence, has a career in public administration spanning more than four decades. Most recently,...
THE PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS recently received a Citizen Citation from Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza for the organization’s ongoing efforts to improve childhood literacy through collaboration with the Providence Talks program. From left, Dr. Andrew Saal, chief medical officer at PCHC; Melissa Menders, executive director for Providence Talks; and Merrill Thomas, CEO at PCHC. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE MAYOR’S OFFICE

Elorza awards Providence Community Health Centers for literacy support

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza recently presented Providence Community Health Centers CEO Merrill Thomas with a Citizen Citation for the organization’s ongoing efforts to...
MAYOR JORGE O. ELORZA speaks at the DESIGNxRI Providence Design Catalyst. / COURTESY DESIGNXRI

DESIGNxRI graduates Providence Design Catalyst cohort

PROVIDENCE – DESIGNxRI celebrated the culmination of the Providence Design Catalyst program Thursday evening, graduating 13 Providence-based design business owners.The 2018 program brought $120,000...
PROBLEM AREA: The structural problems at Rogers High School in Newport are evident in the water-infiltration damage, which has affected both the interior and exterior of the building, which was completed in 1958. Jeff Watts, the school’s plant engineer, looks at one of the affected areas outside. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Paying for badly needed school upgrades now will limit future borrowing....

Trinity Briceno, a senior at Cranston East High School, didn’t attend school between December and April.She was hospitalized in November after students and teachers...
PROVIDENCE is transferring ownership of the Bome Theatre to Tavares LLC in exchange for a $2.2 million investment into the restoration of the property. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Providence transferring Bomes Theatre in exchange for $2.2M restoration investment

PROVIDENCE – The Bomes Theatre is being taken over by Fernando J. Tavares, owner of Tavares LLC, a local general contractor, the city announced...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Jo-Ann Ryan

Jo-Ann Ryan | Democratic majority whip, Providence City Council1. What would your recently vetoed proposal to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags in...
RIDOT HAS ISSUED a RFP for an autonomous transit service between Olneyville and Downtown Providence which it said could fill the transit gap caused by construction on the 6-10 Interchange. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDOT issues RFP for autonomous transit service development

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has issued a request for proposals to companies that can design and test and eventually deliver an...
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