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Our city is composed of diverse neighborhoods

full of hard work, compassion, and good will.  No matter where you’re from, if you live by these values, you too will find a home in our City of Neighborhoods.

– Sabina Matos
City Council President

Providence Committee on Finance -Wednesday, October 28

Meet Your Council

There are 15 diverse wards in the city. Learn more about the wards and the 15 Council members who represent them.

Statement from Providence City Council Leadership Regarding Arrest of ‘Providence Purge’ Suspect

Statement from Providence City Council Leadership Regarding Arrest of 'Providence Purge' Suspect We would like to thank the Providence Police...

Traffic Advisory: Construction to Begin on Route 6 and Glenbridge Ave

Council President Pro Tempore Michael Correia (Ward 6) has shared that construction on Route 6 and Glenbridge Avenue is set to begin in the coming...

City Council Committee on Finance Finds Funding to Launch a New Providence Police Academy

Last night, the City Council's Committee on Finance met to review the City of Providence Public Safety Budget related to launching a new cohort for...

Statement from Senior Deputy Majority Leader Nicholas J. Narducci Jr.:

I am calling on Mayor Elorza and Commissioner Paré to let the police enforce the laws around the illegal use of ATVs and dirt bikes. These laws are...

Statement from Councilman Pedro J. Espinal:

Last night, there was yet another senseless murder in our community, and I am deeply troubled by this event and the recent violent crimes we have...

City Council Approves Extended Contract with Waste Management of Rhode Island

At last week's City Council meeting, the Council approved a resolution proposed by the Committee on Finance to extend the City's contract with Waste...

Senior Deputy Majority Leader Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. Announces that the Hawkins Street Bridge is Reopened

On Saturday, Senior Deputy Majority Leader Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. (Ward 4) was joined by City Council President Sabina Matos (Ward 15), Council...

Councilman John Goncalves Proposes and City Council Passes Resolution Requesting Public Workshops on City Zoning Practices

At tonight’s City Council meeting, Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1) proposed resolution, passed by the Council, requesting that the Department of...

Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan and Council Colleagues Say “Yes to the Comeback”

Ensuring the Jobs of Over 700 Providence Hotel Employees City Council Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) introduced an Ordinance, which was passed...

Statement from Council President Sabina Matos in Response to Mayor Saying We Can’t Have “Both” New Police Academy and Reinvestment

Statement from Council President Sabina Matos in Response to Mayor Saying We Can’t Have “Both” New Police Academy and Reinvestment: “I wish the...

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