Demolition, 57 Federal Street

It looks like 57 Federal Street, which was on the Providence Preservation Society’s 2014 Ten Most Endangered Properties list is coming down today.


RIPTA Bus Hub Alternatives Community Meeting in Pawtucket – October 28, 2014

The City of Pawtucket Department of Planning will be holding a meeting to discuss potential alternatives to the existing Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) bus hub on Roosevelt Avenue. The Department has been working with a consultant, RIPTA and key stakeholders to identify potential alternative stop locations for the ten RIPTA routes that currently […]


2014 Rhode Island Statewide Ballot Questions

The Rhode Island Secretary of State’s Office has released the 2014 Voter Information Handbook. Below is the information about the seven statewide ballot questions which will appear on your November 4th ballot. There’s a lot of reading here to do before you head to the polls.


News & Notes

Conservatives against suburbs, millennials against cars, Boston Public Market, and more in today’s News & Notes.


CNU New England: Vision for Greater Kennedy Plaza Walkabout and Panel Discussion – October 15, 2014

Please join CNU New England for a walkabout in Providence’s Kennedy Plaza and panel discussion at Aurora to review the progress, programming, and next steps for the Vision for Greater Kennedy Plaza. Through a public-private partnership between the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and the City of Providence, this project seeks to create a pedestrian-friendly environment, […]


ecoRI News: Transit Advocates Rally Support for Question 6

At a Monday morning press conference at the decaying Amtrak Station Public Plaza, civic, business and labor leaders joined voices supporting Question 6, a $35 million transit bond on the Nov. 4 ballot that they consider critical to Rhode Island’s economic health.