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Federal Hill Pizza Opens Second Location in Providence's Old Castle Cinema as City's first NRA project

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:27:22 +0000

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM, William Manzo Jr. and his wife Christine, owners of Federal Hill Pizza, will formally open their newest location at 1039 Chalkstone Avenue in the former Castle Theater.  

Joint Statement from Councilors Ryan, Hassett, and Salvatore Regarding Recent Crimes in Eaton St. Neighborhood

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:47:13 +0000

City Councilors Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5), Terrence M. Hassett (Ward 12), and David Salvatore (Ward 14) today issued a joint statement in response to a string of violent crimes and other violations that occurred over the weekend in the lower Eaton Street neighborhood, which has a high concentration of off-campus student housing. 

Providence Sons of Italy Names Narducci as 2017 Merit Award Recipient

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:18:29 +0000

The Order of the Sons of Italy of America (OSIA) Piave Lodge #364 of Providence today announced that Councilman Nicholas Narducci (Ward 4) has been selected as the recipient of the organization’s 2017 Merit Award.  

Providence City Council Establishes Juvenile Hearing Board

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:21:19 +0000

Providence youth accused of minor infractions may soon have their cases heard in a boardroom instead of a courtroom. 

Finance Committee Approves Contract for Body Worn Cameras

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:32:21 +0000

The Providence City Council Committee on Finance tonight approved a contract with Taser International to supply the Providence Police Department with 250 body worn cameras (BWCs) and accompanying equipment, training, and video storage at an approximate first-year cost of $292,000.  

Council President Luis Aponte Issues Statement Regarding Today’s Special Meeting

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:37:45 +0000

Providence City Council President Luis Aponte today issued the following statement regarding the March 13th special meeting to schedule the recall election for Ward 3 Councilman Kevin Jackson. 

Providence Municipal Court Will Close on Wednesday March 8, 2017

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:43:41 +0000

City Council President Luis Aponte today issued an advisory to inform the public that Providence Municipal Court will be closed on Wednesday, March 8th.  

Providence City Council Endorses RI Promise Program

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:57:43 +0000

The City Council on Thursday approved a resolution endorsing Governor Raimondo’s proposed expansion of the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship to provide every Rhode Island high school graduate with a two year scholarship to an in-state public college or university.  

Salvatore Seeks to Promote Equal Pay for Equal Work with New Task Force

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:35:51 +0000

Councilman David Salvatore (Ward 14) will tonight introduce an ordinance amendment that, if approved, will establish a new Equal Pay Task Force for the City of Providence.  

Student ‘Flash Mob’ Breaks Out at City Hall for Black History Month Celebration

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.