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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 inauguration a day of firsts and political fault lines

The inauguration of a new Providence City Council was a day of firsts and a day of revealed political fault lines. The...

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...

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 PVD Housing Crisis City Council Candidate Forum...

More on Groden Center strike

Educators at the Groden Center schools in Providence and Coventry engaged in a one-day strike on Friday to demand safer classrooms for their students...

Hotel workers picket Omni Providence for fair wages, reasonable workloads and affordable health care

Hundreds of UNITE HERE Local 26 workers and allies picketed outside the Omni Providence Friday evening to bring attention to their fight for a...

Contentious testimony before the Providence City Council on Fane Tower

In the end, the Providence City Council Ordinance Committee voted 3-1 against recommending a spot zoning map change for Jason Fane's Hope Point Tower....

Candidates for Providence City Council meet make their case to downtown residents

The Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) held an "interactive discussion with candidates" running for Providence City Council in Ward 1 and 12, which includes downtown,...

Jewelry District Association holds first Providence City Council candidate forum for 2018 election

The Jewelry District Association (JDA) held a Providence City Council Candidates' Night moderated by JDA President Sharon Steele. Steele told me she invited every...