Post Tagged with: "Elorza"

Manton Ave & Sayles Street Families March Against Police Brutality, Demand Release Of The Third Youth & An End To Police Attacks on their Families

Last night, Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE), organized, alongside other community groups and organizers, a speak out and march, led by the Sayles Street and Manton Ave families whose children were brutally assaulted by police this summer. The Action commenced at the intersection of Manton & Salmon Streets[Read More…]

by September 17, 2021

Providence Mayor Elorza Announces Joseph DiPina to Serve as Chief of Operations

DiPina Currently Serves as Assistant Superintendent of Administration for PPSD Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced Joseph DiPina will serve as the Chief of Operations for the City of Providence, starting September 20, 2021. “During his time with the Providence Public School District, Joe has worked tirelessly to improve systems[Read More…]

by August 23, 2021

Mayor Elorza: Providence Residents Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Henri

    Heavy rain and high winds on Saturday night and Sunday could cause damage, flooding Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Clara Decerbo are advising Providence residents to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Henri on Sunday. Although the storm is shifting west as[Read More…]

by August 21, 2021

PVDFest Downtown Celebration Cancelled!

Amid rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Rhode Island, major downtown festival cancelled The City of Providence and Founding Partner FirstWorks today announced that due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the September 25-26, 2021 major downtown celebration for PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival, which typically sees over 100,000 people in[Read More…]

by August 20, 2021

City of Providence Announces Construction Schedule of ‘Great Streets’ Projects

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, members of the Providence City Council, and the City of Providence’s Planning Department today announced the upcoming tentative construction schedule for several projects included in the Providence Great Streets Initiative, which aims to make all City streets safe and sustainable. These projects include safety improvements for walking[Read More…]

by August 13, 2021

Groove is in the Heart – Of Providence: PVDFest Music Happenings Heat up August

  Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks today announced details for PVDFest Summer Happenings in August, serving up an unmatched lineup of free music and artistic events throughout the summer. PVDFest Summer Happenings, part of Providence’s signature arts festival, continue citywide and culminate in[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021


  Citing repeated instances of police failing to activate their body cameras in high profile encounters with the public, the ACLU of Rhode Island has called on Providence Commissioner of Public Safety Steven Paré and Police Chief Hugh Clements, Jr. to take stronger steps, including establishing a more vigorous audit[Read More…]

by January 19, 2021

“Now Is Not The Time For Austerity”-Pat Ford Challenges Governor Gina Raimondo On Covid Era Fiscal Responsibility!

The Coalition Radio’s Pat Ford challenges Gina Raimondo over the absence of “Shared Sacrifice” after a record 12.7 Billion Dollar Budget! was proposed by Rhode Island’s General Assembly. No cuts … no reductions in force … no efficiencies … Just explosive growth for a Zombie State In Failure What Do[Read More…]

by December 12, 2020