Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:53:14 +0000
Fifteen students from Central High School surprised City Hall visitors and staff on Thursday with a flash mob performance during the Providence City Council’s Black History Month celebration.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:19:07 +0000
Councilman Seth Yurdin (Ward One) has called for the City of Providence to terminate its relationship with Citizens Bank for as long as it continues to provide support and financing to the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:07:28 +0000
The City Council passed an ordinance amendment that establishes new mandatory operational and management reforms to the city’s Board of Licenses.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:08:01 +0000
Councilman David Salvatore (Ward 14) today issued the following statement in response to the investigation of Smilers Day Spa on North Main Street.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:22:08 +0000
Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris (Ward 11) today issued the following statement regarding developer Joseph Paolino’s plans to convert the former St. Joseph’s Hospital into a housing complex for the homeless.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:24:59 +0000
The City Council tonight approved a tax stabilization to advance the revitalization of 225 Weybosset Street, an abandoned historic property in Providence’s downtown theater district.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:21:30 +0000
City Councilman Seth Yurdin (Ward One) is calling on city and state leaders to align funding priorities and allocate more resources for public school buildings across Providence and throughout Rhode Island.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:18:08 +0000
Councilman Seth Yurdin (Ward One) will introduce a resolution opposing Invenergy’s proposed fossil fuel power plant in Burrillville and the use of Providence water for the project.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:13:54 +0000
The Providence City Council has commissioned a Providence-based artist to design a municipal medal to recognize public servants’ extraordinary acts of bravery. The medal is slated for production in late February 2017.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:57:50 +0000
An ordinance that closes a legal loophole on the use of fireworks not currently regulated under state law received second passage from the City Council on Thursday evening.