Mayor Elorza maintains services have “continued uninterrupted in any way,” but Providence firefighters say the changes have taken their toll…
Cases range from the fire department dispute to police brutality and much more.
Michael J. Dillon will oversee day-to-day operations following the retirement of asst. Chief Scott Mello.
Deborah Blitz claims she wanted to return to work following a bout with breast cancer.
From tax rates to pay raises, here’s a guide to the city’s tax-and-spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
From tackling retiree obligations to municipal bankruptcy, state revenue director Robert Hull answers questions about Providence’s challenge…
Hasbro CEO says the education proposals in the state budget create a “very positive path for us.”
The only major change from Commissioner Wagner’s proposal prevents teachers from being fired for reasons outside of a district’s contract wi…
If approved, the state would own the land purchased with the bond proceeds.
Reasons for the cancellation include lack of budget control and lack of documentation for gift card purchases.
Rep. John Carnevale pays the city’s owner-occupied tax rate on his Barbara Street home.
Five councilors cited taxes and a lack of transparency as reasons they voted to oppose the plan.
An explanation of why the mayor’s office and the City Council went from trading barbs to sharing pizza in just a few days.
A grand jury has been convened in the investigation of Councilman Kevin Jackson.
The proposed budget is slightly larger than Mayor Elorza requested, but cuts homeowner tax rates more than the mayor wanted.
A total of 26 firefighters were injured, including 10 with cyanide poisoning, while battling fires on Eaton Street and Laurel Hill Avenue on…
An inside look at charter schools, ELL funding, the governor’s plan to offer free SAT exams to every student and more.
Union President Paul Doughty claims the mayor has “created a toxic command climate.”
“All components of the budget – both planned revenues and expenditures – must be included to demonstrate that the budget is balanced.”
City Council President Luis Aponte met Ali when the champ walked into a Broad Street market.
Elorza administration calls the decision to pass a tax levy without a spending plan a “reckless and irresponsible budget practice.”
“The board’s adoption of the unanimity rule effectively abandoned its authority to a single disagreeing physician.”
Raimondo called ProvPort a “crown jewel in Rhode Island.”
Kevin Jackson’s lawyer says the council has “no present intention” to create a legal-defense fund.
Food truck supporters say the mandate will drive away business.
A spokesman for the owners of 111 Westminster Street said “we ran out of time” this year.
An inside look at the battle over Providence’s $716.8-million tax-and-spending plan.
The council’s chief of staff said new positions will be available that are more in line with our needs and budget.”
A spokesman for ProvPort says the nonprofit “has run out of space.”
Lifespan lobbyist blasts Elorza administration over its “lack of understanding about what we do and what we have done.”