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Five Questions With: John J. Igliozzi Jr.

John J. Igliozzi Jr. | President, Providence City Council 1. What are your top priorities as council president? Priority No. 1 is stabilizing our...

Elorza signs $540M FY 22 spending plan

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on July 16 signed a nearly $540 million city spending plan for the fiscal 2022 year, according to...

Providence set to approve $7M small-business program despite lack of details

PROVIDENCE – The Providence City Council is poised to give final approval Thursday night to a $7 million small-business relief program that still lacks...

Providence to hold public hearing on FY 2022 budget

PROVIDENCE – The City Council Finance Committee will take public input on the proposed fiscal 2022 budget in a virtual hearing on Tuesday. The $540...

Providence Finance Committee considers tax deal for Federal Hill development

PROVIDENCE – A proposal to give a prominent Providence developer a tax break on plans to renovate a long-vacant series of parking lots in...

Holiday Inn development plan extended for another year

PROVIDENCE – Plans to develop a five-story, 91-room Holiday Inn Express and Suites in South Providence have been extended for another year. The City Plan...

Proposed mixed-use development on Smith Hill to go before City Council

PROVIDENCE – A master plan for a 4-acre, mixed-use development in an industrial area of Smith Hill has been approved by the City Plan...

Providence City Council gives final approval to TSA reform

PROVIDENCE – After years of debate and failed attempts to reform the tax deals for Providence development projects, change is coming with the City...

Providence Foundation voices concerns, asks for more time on city TSA...

PROVIDENCE – As the City Council prepares to take its second, and final, vote on more stringent requirements for developers whose projects receive city...
PVDFEST will return this summer and early fall after last year's event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. / COURTESY FIRSTWORKS

PVDFest to return this summer and fall

PROVIDENCE – A citywide celebration of arts and culture will be returning this year. PVDFest, marketed as the city’s signature summer festival, will take to...

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