Fitch said the city “continues to face financial challenges as a result of limited revenue growth relative to increasing spending needs.”
Former Providence Mayor Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. funeral procession route interactive map.
Elorza administration officials say they can reduce Providence’s cumulative deficit by 2021.
The governor believes she has finally solved the conflict between Rhode Island’s school districts and its public charter schools.
The city plans to add between eight and 10 middle-management positions that will focus primarily on performance management and data analysis…
The mayor’s legislative agenda for 2016 requests millions of dollars in new state aid.
Raimondo said students will be allowed to take the two exams in school rather than on the weekend.
Cianci, who presided over the renaissance of RI’s capital city but twice was forced from City Hall following felony convictions, has died.
The city is preparing to extend the hours on the city’s 2,100 parking meters until 9 p.m.
The governor said “it shouldn’t be that hard” to convince city leaders to approve a tax break.
“We used the full combination of our new tax incentives to put a very compelling deal in front of them,” the governor said Tuesday.
A group wants to crack down on police they believe have unfairly targeted people loitering in downtown.
This week’s column looks at Providence’s economy, tolls, the future of Rhode Island’s charter schools and more.
Councilman Kevin Jackson is the longest-serving councilor, having represented Ward 3 since 1995.
DPW Director Russell Knight and PEMA Director Michael Borg know they need to deliver results in a city haunted by one of the snowiest years …
Providence’s internal auditor is urging the city to launch a new fire academy as soon as possible.
In a school district where 91% of students are non-white, a group wants to make the school curriculum more culturally relevant.
Alan Hassenfeld said Providence should consider pulling “a Detroit or Central Falls and level the playing field and start all over,”
Rhode Island could consider changes to funding for charter schools, English language learners, special needs and more.
Councilman David Salvatore recently left his job as a House policy analyst for a position with the Rhode Island Association of Realtors.
From school funding to charter schools to testing, School Board Vice President Nicholas Hemond gives his opinion on Providence schools.
City officials must come up with a plan to reduce a $13.4-million cumulative shortfall in the coming years.
The city is paying an outside law firm $230 per hour to handle its battle with the firefighters.
Councilman Seth Yurdin said he wants input from the public as the panel reviews public safety practices.
Keith Oliveira was not expected to be re-elected as president of the board this month.