The deal ends a years-long legal battle with Luis Mendonca, who was beaten while in handcuffs in 2009.
Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare called the embattled state lawmaker’s request “highly unusual.”
With Mayor Elorza losing arguably his most vital aide, the city of Providence is at a crossroads.
Smiley was considered Elorza’s top budget advisor, liaison to the business community and the best connection the mayor has to the East Side.
Wistow is currently leading the state of Rhode Island’s lawsuit against the key players behind the 38 Studios debacle.
Luis Mendonca was beaten with a flashlight while he was in handcuffs in 2009.
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Mayor Elorza’s chief of staff said the council’s proposal “would literally return us to the irresponsible practices of the past.”
Rhode Island’s congressional delegation also announced a $2.7-million grant for Cranston to hire 15 new firefighters.
Prosecutors allege Jackson embezzled $127,153 from the Providence Cobras youth track-and-field team, an organization he co-founded.
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If voters approve the bond question, construction would begin in 2017 and conclude the following year.
City officials have reduced rental-property tax rates for two straight years.
Mayor Elorza maintains services have “continued uninterrupted in any way,” but Providence firefighters say the changes have taken their toll…
Cases range from the fire department dispute to police brutality and much more.
Michael J. Dillon will oversee day-to-day operations following the retirement of asst. Chief Scott Mello.
Deborah Blitz claims she wanted to return to work following a bout with breast cancer.
From tax rates to pay raises, here’s a guide to the city’s tax-and-spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
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Hasbro CEO says the education proposals in the state budget create a “very positive path for us.”
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If approved, the state would own the land purchased with the bond proceeds.
Reasons for the cancellation include lack of budget control and lack of documentation for gift card purchases.
Rep. John Carnevale pays the city’s owner-occupied tax rate on his Barbara Street home.
Five councilors cited taxes and a lack of transparency as reasons they voted to oppose the plan.