Topic: providence politics

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Gov.’s chief of staff speaks about career path, achieving bipartisan objectives

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Brett P. Smiley, Gov. Gina Raimondo’s chief of staff, came to the University Monday to talk about his experience in politics.

Two candidates make bids for mayoral race

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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.

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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 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.

City Councilman David Salvatore, whose resolution to enforce restrictions on early morning waste collection passed, speaks after the meeting with another attendee. Thirteen other ordinances also passed.

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City Council restricts early trash pickups

October 5, 2017 0 comments

The city passed ordinances about the Providence Water Supply Board and a resolution for the enforcement of restrictions on early morning waste collection.

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Metro Roundup: Sept. 10-Sept. 17

September 17, 2017 0 comments

The Rhode Island General Assembly will open this Tuesday for a special legislative session, the Associated Press reports.

Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

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Heritage Day Festival celebrates 40 years

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Hundreds of people gathered on the State House lawn Saturday to purchase homemade crafts.