January 6, 2023

Providence City Council Begins 2023 Legislative Session

In a meeting that lasted under 20 minutes, the City Council elected a City Treasurer and internal...

January 3, 2023

Rachel Miller elected as Providence City Council President in historic first

After City Councilmembers were sworn in, Councilmember Rachel Miller (Ward 13) was unanimously elected President of the...

December 2, 2022

Providence Finance Committee ignores large outcry, passes ProvPort resolutions

The fix was in from the beginning, as the Providence Finance Committee, under the leadership of Councilmember...

September 19, 2022

Board of Elections’ recount upholds Tuesday night’s primary election results

After the recounts, the Board of Elections affirmed Tuesday night’s election results in the nine contested races,...

July 27, 2022

Providence officials rush to install automatic license plate readers as privacy backlash builds

“All law abiding citizens deserve a safe and secure city to live in. And anyone who questions...

January 18, 2022

Majority of PVD City Council supports unvaccinated police officers

“Part of ‘serving and protecting’ means following evidence-based public health guidance. Anything less is a betrayal of...

May 20, 2021

Updated: Senator Bell files complaint against Ward 15 city council candidate Vargas

“I currently do not operate an unlicensed business in the City of Providence,” says Candidate Vargas in...

January 19, 2020

Candidates for Providence City Council answer tough questions on housing and poverty

Less than half of the candidates running for Providence City Council across all 15 Wards attended the...

January 19, 2020

Matos brings Vargas complaint to Rhode Island Board of Elections

In a letter to Robert Rapoza, executive director of the Rhode Island Board of Elections (RI BOE),...

January 19, 2020

Oscar Vargas appears before PVD Board of Canvassers to answer Matos residency complaint

Oscar Vargas, who is challenging Providence City Councilmember Sabina Matos for her Ward 15 seat, sat before...