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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

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 Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan Regarding Ward 1 Election:

I applaud the decision of the Rhode Island State Board of Elections who voted unanimously Friday to move the City of Providence Ward 1 Special...

City Councilors Call on the State of Rhode Island to Suspend Evictions and Foreclosures and Enact Other Measures Until COVID-19 Crisis is No Longer a Threat

Tonight Providence City Councilors introduced a resolution calling for the State of Rhode Island to suspend evections and foreclosures and enact a...

The Small Business Paycheck Protection Program

If you are a business owner you have likely heard about the Small Business Paycheck Protection Program. Here you will find an overview of the...

Statement from Councilman James E. Taylor (Ward 8) Regarding Today’s Board of Contract and Supply’s Approval of $5 Million For New Fire Apparatus:

Today, The Board of Contract and Supply approved an additional $5 Million for new fire apparatus. This is great news for the hardworking men and...

Statement from Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan Regarding COVID-19 Testing Site at Rhode Island College

The novel COVID-19 pandemic is impacting every aspect of our lives. To protect ourselves and our families it is important that we follow the...

Municipal Courts to Tentatively Reopen on Monday, April 20, 2020

Chief Judge Frank Caprio announced today that the Providence Municipal Courts will tentatively reopen on Monday, April 20, 2020. If you have a trial...

Message from Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan

Dear Neighbors, We are living in uncertain times, and the spread of COVID-19 has many of us worried. It's been especially troubling for our younger...

Providence City Council to Hold Virtual Meeting Via Teleconference

Participants Can Call Into the Meeting With Their Phones Providence will be the first Council Body to use this Teleconferencing Technology In light...

Open Eats in Our City of Neighborhoods

Providence Restaurants Open for Takeout or Delivery Thank You Eat Drink RI for This List Ahava Catering, Providence – 401-272-4835 Andino’s,...

Thursday’s City Council Meeting to be Livestreamed

In light of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak which recently reared its head here in Rhode Island, the Governor issued an executive order today...

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