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Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – June 20, 2017

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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 the lot is consistently zoned …

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WPRI: 3-year-old struck by motorcycle, hospitalized

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A young girl is in critical condition after she was struck by a motorcycle in a hit-and-run crash in Providence. The 3-year-old was hit at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday on Gladstone Street. According to police, a motorcyclist hit the girl at a high rate of speed then took off. – WPRI Regardless of the headline, there was actually a person …

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © Meg | megmcmahon.com Photo © provbenson2009

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © h ssan Photo © M4D1

Providence receives HUD grant to improve transit on high ridership bus routes

In Transportation by Greater City Providence3 Comments

The City of Providence has been awarded a Community Planning Challenge Grant through HUD’s Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities to conduct the Transportation Corridors to Livable Communities study. The project will focus on the highest ridership bus routes in the city– Broad Street, Chalkstone Avenue, Elmwood Avenue, Manton Avenue, and North Main Street.

“My Time With The Mayor” Community Meetings Schedule

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My Time With The Mayor Mayor Taveras and City Hall directors will meet monthly with residents across the city. Mayor Angel Taveras is pleased to continue My Time with the Mayor, a monthly opportunity for the Mayor and senior members of his administration to meet with citizens from every neighborhood in the City. At each My Time with the Mayor …

Community Works Rhode Island Open House (02/25)

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COMMUNITY WORKS RHODE ISLAND RENOVATES SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS IN ITS ONGOING EFFORTS TO STABILIZE THE ELMWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD. Community Works Rhode Island has completed the renovation of a significant historic residence on Parkis Avenue, for affordable and energy efficient rental units. February 23, 2010, Providence, RI – Community Works Rhode Island (CWRI) will celebrate the completion of its newest housing at 14 …