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THE FINANCE COMMITTEE for the Providence City Council approved a $737 million budget for the 2018 fiscal year.

Providence City Council Finance Committee approves $737M budget for FY 2018

PROVIDENCE - The Providence City Council Finance Committee approved a $737 million budget for the 2018 fiscal year on Monday, according to a press...
PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT Luis A. Aponte resigned from the position of President Friday afternoon but will remain on the City Council.

Aponte resigns as Providence City Council president

PROVIDENCE - Luis A. Aponte resigned as president of the City Council Friday afternoon. He said he intends to remain a member of the...
The former office building at 259 Weybosset St. is being converted to retail at street level and apartments on the floors above. Photo by Mary MacDonald

Providence office building on Weybosset under conversion to apartments

PROVIDENCE – A four-story downtown office building near Johnson & Wales University is being converted to apartments and retail space.The project at 259 Weybosset...
Canal Street Project

Finance Committee recommends 20-year TSA for $56M Canal Street Project

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story inaccurately stated the status of a tax stabilization agreement. It has been recommended for approval by the...
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.

Aponte charged with embezzlement, unlawful use of campaign funds

PROVIDENCE – Providence City Council President Luis A. Aponte on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to four charges related to the misuse and embezzlement of...
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...
Providence City Council President Luis Aponte in the council chambers. / PBN PHOTO

City council passes ATV and dirt bike ordinance

PROVIDENCE - The Providence Police Department may now confiscate and destroy recreational vehicles that are driven in the city illegally, according to the Providence...
KEVIN JACKSON was ousted from the Providence City Council in a recall election Tuesday. /COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

Voters recall Providence City Councilman Kevin Jackson

PROVIDENCE – City Councilor Kevin Jackson was ousted in a recall election held Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the mayor’s office.The vote was...
Federal Hill Pizza

Federal Hill Pizza first to take advantage of Neighborhood Revitalization Act

PROVIDENCE – Federal Hill Pizza, one of the state’s most-highly regarded pizzerias, has opened in a second location in Providence, becoming the first business...
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