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Mayor Jorge Elorza spoke in support of many marginalized communities in the city, including immigrants and the LGBTQ community.

Mayor Elorza hosts interfaith forum to discuss prejudice

November 1, 2017 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza hosted an Interfaith Forum at the Providence Career and Technical Academy to discuss prejudice, community safety and policy changes.

Council to consider renaming Magee Street to Bannister Street

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Council to consider renaming Magee Street to Bannister Street

October 31, 2017 0 comments

The Providence City Council unanimously voted Monday to rename Magee Street to Bannister Street.

Two candidates make bids for mayoral race

Two candidates make bids for mayoral race

October 26, 2017 0 comments

Only two candidates, community activist Kobi Dennis and Mayor Jorge Elorza, have confirmed their candidacies for the 2018 Providence mayoral race.

The 300 new hires for Pinnacle Logistics will work to facilitate cargo operations for the company and the airport.

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Cargo company to bring 300 jobs to R.I.

October 22, 2017 0 comments

Pinnacle Logistics, a Dallas-based cargo management company, will begin operating out of T.F. Green Airport this month.

The Greater Good Gathering focused on a wide range of issues, including public sector innovation and the power of technology. The event was organized by Eric Schnurer ’80, a former professor at Brown.

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Greater Good Gathering holds inaugural conference

October 22, 2017 0 comments

The Greater Good Gathering conference took place this weekend, featuring speakers from a host of different disciplines including Martin Luther King III.

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City takes action to enforce removing of notices on poles

October 19, 2017 0 comments

The city passed resolutions on gun measures, removing notices posted on poles and training recreation employees on sexual assault and child abuse.

Providence police to wear body cameras

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Providence police to wear body cameras

October 18, 2017 0 comments

The Body-Worn Camera Program, which will require all on-duty Providence patrol officers to wear body cameras, went into effect Sunday.

Known to many students as the “Thayer Street Motorcycle gang,” the bikers frequent Thayer for food and company with fellow riders.

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Motorcyclists camp out on Thayer St.

October 17, 2017 0 comments

On a Tuesday night in October, Thayer Street is quiet, interrupted only by a sound that has become a staple around campus: motorcycles.

Providence expects second fiscal surplus in two years

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Providence expects second fiscal surplus in two years

October 15, 2017 0 comments

Last Wednesday, Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that Providence is expecting a $10 million surplus for fiscal year 2017.

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Providence begins to tackle school facilities improvement at city level

October 13, 2017 0 comments

Providence kicked off its initiative to renovate public school facilities with the first “All In: Our Learning Spaces” workshop held at Hope High School.