Mayor Elorza has promised to not raise taxes in his first budget, but some council members are skeptical.
The Providence school department is expected to face sixth straight year of level funding from the city.
A new study shows Providence could save at least $400,000 each year by making several changes in city government.
Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare said the city is still investigating the matter.
The Providence City Council president said he wants the state to make additional payments to the city if a stadium is built downtown.
The money would be paid back over 25 years using earmarked tax dollars from the area that would benefit most from the streetcar line.
From family income levels to student absenteeism, here’s an overview of key statistics about Rhode Island children.
The mayor plans to work with the City Council to allow cultural festivals to take place without interruption this summer.
Victor Capellan also serves as chairman of the Providence Democratic City Committee.
The mayor wants to have “flexibility to negotiate payment plans” with various groups that owe Providence money.
Johanna Harris believes state law requires to city to reimburse her for $17,000 in legal fees stemming from an investigation into a no-bid c…
Rhode Island’s highest-ranking lawmakers won’t reveal the same information prosecutors used against former Speaker Fox.
Gist has been Rhode Island’s education commissioner since 2009, but is moving back to her hometown to lead the Tulsa School District.
Union President Maribeth Reynolds-Calabro said she “wanted an agreement months ago,” but the two sides have reached a deal.
From pensions to the Providence streetcar, the weekend roundup looks at the week’s most important stories.
Mayor Elorza said the streetcar is “essential component of our strategy to enhance public transportation and accelerate economic growth in P…