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...

November 29, 2022

ProvPort lease renewal appears to be fast tracked to avoid negative public input

After this public hearing, the bill can be voted out of committee, sent to the entire City...

Closer Look: Maj. Ldr. Blazejewski’s ties to fossil fuel companies, big pharma, and luxury real estate
July 27, 2022

Closer Look: Maj. Ldr. Blazejewski’s ties to fossil fuel companies, big pharma, and luxury real estate

Last year, a broad coalition of local environmental justice activists – led by the People’s Port Authority,...

April 22, 2022

Sea 3 must submit full application for major LPG expansion plans in the Port

“We are one step closer to Environmental Justice!” said Monica Huertas from the People’s Port Authority. “The...

March 8, 2022

Providence City Council candidate Corey Jones makes his pitch to Ward 3 voters

“We need and overarching, ambitious plan for climate. We need a city-level Green New Deal,” said Corey...

January 30, 2022

Our interview with PVD City Council candidate Jackie Goldman

“Some people are dealing with extremely difficult circumstances that could be mitigated by a government that takes...

January 18, 2022

Lenny Cioe: A new facade on an old building

“The Senate President claims he wants a “transformational” legislative session, but we will never have true change...

January 10, 2022

A solar farm in the Port of Providence needs your support

The new plan needs supporters, and the groups are actively searching for support. If you or your...

November 20, 2021

Preservation without Gentrification? PPS charts a new course

“As preservationists, we believe that good buildings contribute to a good quality of life, a good city,...

November 16, 2021

PVD Ordinance Committee passes two measures limiting fossil fuel expansion

Both pieces of legislation need to pass the full City Council to take effect. The ordinance preventing...

November 3, 2021

Money from the state’s successful air pollution lawsuit used to plant trees in the Port

The settlement money for the Port area is being put towards planting approximately 170 trees. The Washington...

November 2, 2021

PVD Ordinance Committee to weigh bills curbing major fossil fuel expansion in the Port

The Zoning ordinance change and the resolution would not be a declaration against all fossil fuels by...

October 13, 2021

Interview: Nirva LaFortune has a vision for Providence, and wants to be your mayor

“People want to live in safe neighborhoods,” said Councilmember LaFortune. “But with public safety, many folks throughout...

October 5, 2021

RI Redistricting Commission can consider Environmental Justice neighborhoods as ‘Communities of Interest’

“Environmental groups, shown to be a focused political group… these can be communities along a waterway, or...

Interview: Gonzalo Cuervo is running for Mayor of Providence promising solutions, not talk
October 13, 2021

Interview: Gonzalo Cuervo is running for Mayor of Providence promising solutions, not talk

“Are we looking at public safety response as a whole, as opposed to this ongoing adaptation of...