New records show the city gave the Providence Cobras far more money than previously disclosed.
The mayor isn’t ruling out selling the water supply to a state or quasi-public agency.
The councilman said he wants to change a law that allows pension recipients to return to work for up to 75 days per year.
Jackson has given up his position as majority leader and on the Finance Committee, but does not plan to resign from the council altogether.
Former Fire Chief George Farrell earns $8,494 per month in his pension, but he’s also consulting for the city.
Asa Messer Elementary School Principal Denise Missry and West Broadway Middle School Principal William Black have each won big awards over t…
Maher will earn $203,000 per year in the first two years of the deal and $205,000 in the third year.
There is little oversight and no application process for taxpayer-funded grants in Providence.
Most Rhode Islanders have a favorable view of their home school district, but not the state of education overall.
Councilman Kevin Jackson resigned as majority leader, but doesn’t have immediate plans to leave the council altogether.
The attorney general’s office first received a complaint in January 2014, but the State Police didn’t step in for another year.
Jackson, a Democrat, was arraigned Wednesday. The charges against him include embezzlement and misuse of campaign funds.
Seven city or town councils have passed resolutions supporting the legislation.
Elorza will contribute $170 to the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence.
“If the building was [worth] zero, you still could not renovate the building without public assistance.”
We don’t know what voters think of Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza. But he does.
Everything you should know about the Providence City Council Finance Committee.
Michael D’Amico, a former director of administration, assists the city with budgeting and labor negotiations.
Providence budget also invests in new police officers, firefighters and 1,200 computers for students.
Elected officials agree that Providence’s nonprofits should contribute more to the city.
From new taxes and to closing fire stations, here are the options Mayor Elorza is considering.
An in-depth look at the time – and money – that has gone into Providence’s pension and Medicare battle.
As it stands now, using a credit card to pay a parking meter in Providence costs $2.50.
Rep. Anastasia Williams sued the city after it refused to award her a $78,000 grant to purchase a two-family home.
The former mayor said the city’s financial crisis was “a lot more severe” than he was led to believe before he took office in 2011.
Former fire union president Stephen Day recalled his role in Providence’s pension system.
The company that runs food and beverage services at the zoo projects it could generate $19,000 a year.
When talk of Providence filing for bankruptcy emerged, “I just didn’t understand why that was part of the conversation.”
Increased taxes, changes to retiree benefits and larger payments from the city’s nonprofits are all being considered.
Xerox ACS is paid for every ticket issued in Providence, but it was also hired to study parking spaces for the city’s big meter expansion.