The suspect in a Pawtucket crash pleaded not guilty after police say her car struck a boy and crashed into a Newport Avenue building on June 13. Olayemi Mayowa, 61, pleaded not guilty to reckless driving and other offenses to public safety in District Court Thursday. The charge is a misdemeanor and Mayowa was released […]
Agenda Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of June 12, 2017 New Business 1. DRC Application No. 17.12: 350 Eddy Street (South Street Landing) – Public Hearing – The subject of the hearing will be an application by the CV Properties LLC, requesting a waiver from Providence Zoning Ordinance Section 1607(E), Freestanding […]
Former Mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr. is seeking $4.25 million in state tax help to redevelop his historic office building at 30 Kennedy Plaza into a 48-room boutique hotel that he says would attract guests visiting the tenants in his adjacent office tower at 100 Westminster St.
Opening Session Minutes Approval of the June 7th meeting minutes. Project Review 1. CASE 17.053, 21 PLANET STREET, Welcome Arnold House, c1785-95 (COLLEGE HILL) – The applicant is requesting the demolition of the building. The applicants have requested that the application be continued, and the commission will vote on a continuance to a date certain. […]
RIDOT is making commuter rail service free for a limited time, beginning on July 3 and running through the end of the year. The promotion will raise awareness of this convenient transit service, encouraging more people to use the train instead of the busy Route 4 highway corridor and the subsequent challenges of driving into […]
Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from May 16, 2017 regular meeting – for action Director’s Report City Council Referral 1. Referral 3417 – 763-771 Broad Street/339 Potters Avenue – The applicant is requesting that a portion of 769 Broad Street that is zoned R-3 be rezoned to C-1 so that […]
Tour 11 downtown apartment buildings, all in one afternoon! On Saturday, June 10th from 11AM to 5PM
Agenda Roll Call Approval of February 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) Approval of May 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) Nomination of Commission Chair (For Action) “Fountain Street Bike Lane Improvements” – Downtown – Ward 1 (For Action) — The City seeks comments from the BPAC regarding potential improvements to the separated bike lane on Fountain […]
Agenda Roll Call Minutes Meeting of April 12, 2017 Designation of Legal Service Provider Parcels 3E, 3W, 4E and 4W: Parking Lots Request for extension of interim parking lot approvals. Parcel 13: Providence Place Mall Proposal to alter the existing sidewalk planter along Francis Street. Intermodal Transit Center This item is for discussion only. No […]
Agenda Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of March 13, 2017, April 10, 2017, May 1, 2017 (Special Meeting), and May 8, 2017 New Business 1. DRC Application No. 16.30: 91 Chestnut Street (I-195 Redevelopment District Parcel 30) – Request by Waldorf Capital Management, LLC for modifications to the approved design of […]
A four-story downtown office building near Johnson & Wales University is being converted to apartments and retail space.
Agenda Roll Call Minutes Meetings of March 21, 2017 and April 25, 2017 Parcel 13: Providence Place Mall Continued review of the proposal to remove the existing sidewalk planter along Francis Street. Adjournment
The Pawtucket Red Sox yesterday released plans to build an $83 million ballpark at the Apex site along Route 95 in Pawtucket. The plan envisions funding for the ballpark coming from the team, the State, and the City of Pawtucket.
We are thrilled to announce that today in Burnside Park, the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy broke ground on Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Park, a new destination playground for children of all abilities located in the heart of historic Downtown Providence.
The Providence City Plan Commission meets Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 4:45pm at Joseph Doorley Municipal Building, 1st Floor Meeting Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
You guys, seriously, when are we going to stop paving over our riverbanks?
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meets Wednesday, May 17th at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street.
Hose Company No. 6, a former popular restaurant at 636 Central Ave., could be coming down to make way for a new Family Dollar store, city officials confirmed this week.