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At a raucous meeting, Providence City Council approves the Hive Hotel TSA

"I don't know the intentions of this developer," said Councilmember Rachel Miller, "But I would say that when we give public...

Providence City Council overrides Mayor’s Veto of Hope Point Tower zoning variance

Providence City Councilor Mary Kay Harris (Ward 11) became the deciding vote to override Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza's veto of the zoning...

20-year, $18 million tax break for luxury downtown apartments under fire ahead of Providence...

The Providence City Council is planning to decide on the fate of an $18 million, 20-year Tax Stabilization Agreement (TSA) for Steeple Street RI...

Sierra Club questions Providence City Councilmember Jo-Ann Ryan’s commitment to environmental justice

Providence City Councilmember Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) joined former Providence Mayor Joseph Paolino on his WLNE/Channel 6 show In the Arena Sunday morning where...

Dominion lawyer says $150,000 tax stabilization reduction is actually an increase

The Providence City Council Finance Committee met Monday evening to hear testimony of the alteration of a tax stabilization agreement between the City of...

Report: Manchester Street Power Station for sale by owner

Hot on the heels of the revelation that the Providence City Council is seeking to give Dominion Energy Inc a $150,000 tax break comes a...

The Providence City Council wants to give Manchester Street Power Station a $150,000 tax...

The Providence City Council Finance Committee is set to hold a public hearing on Monday, July 23 at 5pm to discuss an ordinance establishing...

Michael Correia attributes racist comment to fellow Councilmember Ryan – Ryan denies, threatens lawsuit

On Sunday afternoon Providence City Councilmember Michael Correia (Ward 6) took to Facebook to attribute comments Correia characterized as "a little racist" to Providence...

Plastic bags are bad, negatively impacting poor people is worse, says REJC

The Providence City Council passed an ordinance that calls for the "reduction of single-use plastic bags and encourages the use of reusable checkout bags...

Providence wants to regulate firearms, so the state needs to repeal preemption

Providence City Council President David Salvatore and the crest of the city council today announced their intention to request legislation that would enable Rhode...