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THE PROVIDENCE City Council has ordered another review of its licensing procedures related to nightclubs/PBN FILE PHOTO CHRIS BERGENHEIM.

Providence City Council to hire law firm to review licensing process...

PROVIDENCE – The City Council is forming a new working group with police and business representatives to consider best approaches to addressing issues of...

Salvatore calls for meetings with nightclub owners to end violent incidents

PROVIDENCE – Fed up with recent violent incidents outside local nightclubs, City Councilman David Salvatore is calling for meetings with club owners, WJAR-TV NBC...
PUSHED OUT: It took two years after his indictment for embezzlement for Providence City Councilman and former President Luis A. Aponte to be removed from the council.
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It should not have taken two years to remove Aponte from...

What is most amazing is not that former Providence City Council President Luis A. Aponte pleaded no contest to a felony count of embezzlement...
FORMER PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL President Luis A. Aponte pleaded no contest to a charge of embezzlement Monday. As part of his plea, Aponte was required to resign from his position on the Providence City Council. Aponte resigned as president in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Why did it take so long for former Providence City Councilman...

In May 2017, former Providence City Councilman Luis A. Aponte was indicted for misuse and embezzlement of campaign funds. Soon after he resigned as...
FORMER PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL President Luis A. Aponte pleaded no contest to a charge of embezzlement Monday. As part of his plea, Aponte was required to resign from his position on the Providence City Council. Aponte resigned as president in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Aponte pleads no contest to embezzlement, steps down from City Council

PROVIDENCE – Former City Council President Luis Aponte pleaded nolo contendere to a felony count of embezzlement in R.I. Superior Court, Attorney General Peter...
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NIRVA LAFORTUNE, 36

40 Under Forty 2019 winner: NIRVA LAFORTUNE | 36 CITY COUNCILOR, PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL; ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF SCHOLARS PROGRAMS AND DIVERSITY INITIATIVES, BROWN UNIVERSITYWhat is the...
PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL has passed a $770 million fiscal 2020 budget, and it has been signed by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Providence has FY2020 budget

PROVIDENCE – Providence City Council passed a $770 million fiscal 2020 budget Tuesday evening and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed it into law the...
BUDGET IMPASSE: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the City Council are deadlocked over the fiscal 2020 budget in ways that can be difficult to understand. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

City budget process yields little beyond different sets of reality

The imbroglio of the moment involves the budget for Providence, or rather, the two budgets submitted separately by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the...
PROVIDENCE City Council and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza are still at odds over their proposals for the city's fiscal 2020 budget. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Providence City Council and Elorza at odds over budget

PROVIDENCE – The Providence City Council Finance Committee approved a $770 million budget for fiscal 2020 over the weekend that among other things includes...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL said it will introduce a single property tax rate. / PBN PHOTO CHRIS BERGENHEIM.

Providence council backs off tiered homestead, announces plan for single tax...

PROVIDENCE – The city will not gain legislative authority to alter its property tax rate structure this year and City Council leaders have announced...
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