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THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL District is offering multiple incentive programs, including signing bonuses, to help attract new hires in hard-to-fill areas in the district.

Providence Public School District offering incentives, including signing bonuses, to attract...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public School District announced Friday that it is offering multiple incentives, including early signing bonuses for newly hired educators and...
HARRISON PETERS has been asked to resign as Providence superintendent of schools by R.I. Education Commissioner Angelica-Infante Green. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Providence school Superintendent Peters asked to resign by Infante-Green

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green Tuesday has asked Providence Superintendent of Schools Harrison Peters for his resignation, about a week after the arrest...

Providence giving troubled e-scooter, e-bike programs another go, but not everybody’s...

Seemingly overnight, rentable electric bikes and scooters began popping up on Providence streets last year. The Creative Capital was in the regional vanguard of...
PROACTIVE APPROACH: ­Warwick Mayor Joseph J. Solomon stands on New England Way at the intersection of Gilbane Street. Both roads are on the schedule to be repaved. Solomon said roadwork has been a priority since he took office in spring 2018. He says last year was the first time in 20 years the city has implemented a proactive program.

Fighting back vs. bad roads

Evidence of Rhode Island’s rough roads turns up regularly at Harold Crook’s Garage in Cranston. Bent wheel rims, flat tires and alignment problems can...
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...

Can free showers help the homeless?

Could the simple service of a free, hot shower be a solution to the complex issue of homelessness? It could be if the restoration of...
NEIGHBORHOOD ADVOCATE: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza rides his bike by the 6-10 connector on Westminster Street in Providence most days. He says the roadway should connect neighborhoods, rather than divide them. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

State: 6-10 connector project on schedule

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo a year ago called a press conference announcing the state could no longer wait to address the deterioration of one...

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