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Matos honored with Lippitt Award

SABINA MATOS, who represents Ward 15 on the Providence City Council, was recently honored with the inaugural Fred Lippitt Award from the Woonasquatucket River...

Providence 2017 LLC seeks TSA to renovate industrial structure

PROVIDENCE – A limited liability company associated with The Hampshire Cos. LLC, a private real estate investment company, is seeking city tax incentives to...

Elorza approves $749M FY19 budget

PROVIDENCE - Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Monday finalized a $748.7 million fiscal year 2019 city budget that he said again has no tax...

Plan calls for former nursing home to be redeveloped into apartment...

PROVIDENCE – A former nursing home and an adjacent laundry building overlooking Dexter Field in the West End could be renovated and redeveloped into...

GA approves bill to reduce public park size in I-195 Redevelopment...

PROVIDENCE – Legislation that would reduce the size of a public park in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District was approved by the General Assembly...

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,...

New proposal would create tax increment financing district in Providence

PROVIDENCE – A new proposal that would create a tax increment financing district in several neighborhoods of the city, up to the edge of...
WHETHER PROVIDENCE SHOULD have residential buildings as high as 600 feet was debated during the public comment section of the City Plan Commission meeting earlier this week, as city officials considered whether to rezone the site for Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION

Providence residents divided on Fane’s Hope Point Tower

PROVIDENCE – Whether the city should have residential buildings as high as 600 feet was an undercurrent in the public comment section of the...
AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE to the Providence City Council recommended it reject several zoning changes that would allow a 46-story residential high-rise, the Hope Point Tower, on a prominent site overlooking the Providence River downtown. / COURTESY FANE ORGANIZATION

Providence commission recommends denial of zoning for 46-story Hope Point Tower

PROVIDENCE — After hours of public comment, an advisory committee to the Providence City Council on Tuesday recommended it reject several zoning changes that...
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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...
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