Cities have always been places that bring people from all and different walks of life to coexist and thrive together. This is what cities do, in spite of all the forces that are working to divide us. And that’s what our city will continue to do because that’s what makes us so strong.
“Our tax credits have made the preservation of our older buildings not only a matter of respect for beauty and history, but of economic good sense.” –President Ronald Reagan in 1984 Press Release from National Trust for Historic Preservation: Today the House Ways and Means Committee released a proposed tax reform bill that eliminates the federal historic tax credit (HTC) …
Mayor Elorza today announced a comprehensive Capital Improvement Plan to be submitted and vetted as part of the budget process in Providence.
From the massive life-sciences complex on the former I-195 land to a small expansion of a metal company near the port of Providence, Mayor Jorge Elorza says Rhode Island’s capital city will see between $500 million and $700 million in new construction in 2016.
Image from the Mayor’s Office Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza delivered his State of the City address in the City Council Chambers yesterday evening. Below is the text of the address as released by the Mayor’s Office: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza 2016 State of the City Address Leading the Providence Resurgence Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (Prepared as delivered) Thank you. Good …
Having diagnosed Rhode Island’s transportation bureaucracy as “dysfunctional,” Governor Raimondo Wednesday outlined the steps she’s taking to fix it — with or without revenue from proposed truck tolls.
Capital Center Commission meeting – Thursday, July 23rd at 12 noon.
City Plan Commission Meeting – Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Capital Center Commission Meeting – Wednesday, April 8, 2015 • 12:00 noon – Joseph A. Doorley, Jr. Municipal Building – 444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room Providence, RI 02903
The Community Development Division will be gathering the input from these meetings and using it to shape future spending and project priorities and to update the City’s Consolidated Plan – which guides the city’s spending on housing and community development.
The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox want to move the team to a privately-financed stadium in Providence, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
When one parks one’s vehicle on the sidewalk forcing pedestrians into the street to avoid the vehicle, one has endangered the lives of everyone using that sidewalk, there should be consequences.
My understanding is that the State is still insisting they are not beholden to the Capital Center Commission and can do whatever-the-fuck they want (State of Rhode Island to Providence: “Drop dead”) and this meeting is just a courtesy to show the Commission what they are doing.
“My parents came to this country to work in our factories and to strive for a better life. They chose Providence because this city offered the promise of steady work and it was a tolerant community that would embrace and welcome them. They came to work hard, and they made sacrifice upon sacrifice to build a life of even greater opportunity for my sister and me.”
Review of Re: Zoning Providence: Review of the recent requests and staff recommended changes proposed to the zoning ordinance
Street abandonments, subdivisions, parking decks and more at CPC’s Sept. 16th meeting.
The City Plan Commission meets on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street.