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 15, 2022

Providence City Council takes up ProvPort resolutions amid promises made to community

The Providence City Council is meeting Thursday, December 15th at 6pm to take up the ProvPort resolutions...

December 4, 2022

In victory for environmental justice, rushed ProvPort ordinances tabled indefinitely

The Providence City Council met last night to take up a pair of controversial ProvPort ordinances that...

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 28, 2022

Providence Sustainability Commission opposes current ProvPort deal

On Monday the Providence Sustainability Commission met with Director Keith Stokes, Business and Development Director of the...

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...

October 29, 2022

The Battle for Ward 9: Providence City Council Candidate Forum

Candidates answered questions about toxic neighborhoods, poverty, education and nightclub violence....

September 28, 2022

Exclusive: Mayor Elorza interview on Buff Chace sweetheart tax deal

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza disputes that the city gave up $30 million in tax revenue in the...

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,...

September 15, 2022

Progressives hold ground in RI’s Democratic primary

There were no major advances made as there were four years ago, but progressive candidates made small...

August 21, 2022

No shortage of interesting candidates at Providence Ward 9 City Council forum

Candidates answered questions about housing, policing, the environment, diversity and outreach, the use of opioid settlement money...

August 13, 2022

Candidates for Providence City Council Ward 3 address tough questions at east side forum

Democratic Candidates Sue Anderbois, Corey Jones, and Bradly VanDerStad were joined by independent Michael Fink in answering...

August 9, 2022

City council candidates propose plan to tackle gun violence in Providence

“I always tell folks that we have an archaic version of public safety that responds after the...

July 30, 2022

City Council Ward 9 candidate April Brown on the issues most important to Providence

“We need to center this whole thing around educating the child. Every way that education comes up,...