Police believe Rosemery Garcia was being compensated for delivering police and accident reports to a business.
20 school leaders will be selected for the initial program next month.
The mayors of most of the state’s largest communities oppose the bill.
Providence is now using Narcan more often than aspirin when it comes to treatments.
Four candidates rarely disagreed on Providence’s most pressing issues.
The councilman wants his colleagues to post campaign finance reports and financial disclosures online.
Providence’s Fire Department Trial Board viewed the comments as racially insensitive.
The announcement came during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ summer meeting in Miami.
Ana Quezada is suspended without pay from her job in Providence’s department of inspections and standards.
Tim White, Ted Nesi, Dan McGowan, John Villella Jr. and Nick Domings shared the award for Best Investigative Report.
Cliff Wood will replace the foundation’s longtime director, Dan Baudouin.
A spokesperson for the city says the board has had no quorum four times in seven months.
Nirva Rebecca LaFortune has raised more than her two Democrat rivals combined.
Officials won’t name the teacher, but confirmed the individual is on paid leave.
Only three calls have been made to the hotline since Mayor Elorza created it in December.
“Providence would get laughed out of court if we ever filed for bankruptcy,” the mayor said.
The former council president says Matos “stands to benefit directly from this rule change” because it comes with a roughly $2,000 pay bump.
A closer look at where the candidates seeking to replace recalled Councilman Kevin Jackson stand on the issues.
The budget includes funding for police and fire academies and gives the school department an infusion of money.
The budget includes no tax increase and boosts funding for the school department by $3 million.
The City Council will consider overriding the mayor Thursday night.
Sabina Matos says her proposal would “clarify the intention of the city charter.”
The City Council would need 10 votes to override the veto.
The full budget could win first passage from the City Council Thursday.
She represented Providence’s Fifth Ward from 1982 until 1999.