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Capital Center Commission Meeting – November 8, 2017

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Agenda Roll Call Parcel 13: Providence Place Mall – Proposal to replace an existing storefront on the Francis Street elevation with a new storefront, and to install a new sign for ‘CycleBar’. Request from Providence Foundation for Financial Support Updates These items are for discussion only. No action will be taken. Skyline at Waterplace Park Intermodal Transit Center Adjournment

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PBN: Would dredging return bustle to riverfront?

In Waterfront by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

Preventing the river from filling in with natural sediment requires periodic dredging, something neither the city nor state has been eager to finance in recent years. The federal government declined to tap a pool of funds set aside for dredging projects that maintain cargo shipping channels.

Christmas WaterFires this weekend

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Sadly, tonight’s WaterFire lighting had to be cancelled due to the weather: Due to the severe winter weather forecasted for later on this afternoon, tonight's event has been cancelled. — WaterFire Providence (@WaterFireProv) December 14, 2013 WaterFire will have special Christmas editions of their fires running tonight and Saturday evening (weather permitting): Enjoy the spirit of Christmas for two …