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.
The Providence Community-Police Relations Act will take effect Jan. 1.
Jason August claims Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare violated his rights to a due process.
An in-depth guide to how Rhode Island is transitioning to the Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced No Child Left Behind.
Violent crime is down 18% and property crime has fallen 5% compared with 2016.
Four Democrats, a Republican and an independent have filed to run in the special election.
Aponte claims he has “absolute legislative immunity” from the Ethics Commission.
The fund will be spent on a wide array of projects, including street paving, City Hall repairs and rec center improvements.