A council advising Mayor Elorza has released a plan for targeting gun crimes.
Violent crime may be down, but police are finding more guns than ever.
Mayor Jorge Elorza is supporting the increase from $165,000 to $265,000 a year.
More than 100 jurisdictions across the country are named in a new report from ICE.
City taxpayers must put $1.4 million into a fund to cover 5 loans that didn’t meet federal guidelines.
The city says legislation related to the water supply will be filed soon.
In some parts of the capital city, the recycling rate is less than 1%.
Providence could lose $5 million if President Trump cuts the CDBG program.
Providence will give out 90 scholarships each year.
Gov. Gina Raimondo urged lawmakers to approve the proposal.
Ward 3 voters will vote up or down on Councilman Jackson’s future on May 2.
Democrat Mark Santow has served on the Providence School Board since 2015.
It is unclear if enough councilors will attend a special meeting Monday to have a quorum.
At its peak, the influential Spanish language paper printed 25,000 copies a week.
The U.S. Senate voted to scrap a rule designed to hold schools accountable for student performance.
An election must be scheduled by Monday to be in compliance with state law and the city charter.
The group said more than 50 donors contributed $5,200.
City officials say they’re hopeful a “grand bargain” can be reached.
75 court cases will be rescheduled because of the demonstration.
More red light camera tickets and increased state aid are also parts of the mayor’s ask.
The mayor said constituents “may experience delays” in some city services.
A bill would prohibit catering companies from selling alcohol between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.
The city charter calls for a special election to be held within 60 days.
The city plans to consider valuation proposals from six companies.
Rhode Island still faces stubborn achievement gaps between poor and more affluent kids.