Mayor Taveras

Road Paving Bond — Community Forums

Roads throughout the city will be fixed if voters approve a $40 million bond on November 6th. The Mayor’s Office is conducting a series of informational meetings to explain the scientific, merit-based process that was used to identify roads for repair. Residents of Providence can view the list of planned street improvements in the capital […]

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Mayor Urges Action To Save The City

Mayor Taveras calls for urgent action. Providence Mayor Angel Taveras addressed the residents of Providence, lawmakers and members of the press during a media conference in his office earlier today on the difficult fiscal situation Providence faces. During his remarks, Mayor Taveras warned that without additional sacrifice from the City’s large tax-exempt institutions and retirees,

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Finally A Resolution — City To Purchase Libraries

The administration of Providence Mayor Angel Taveras announced today that it has reached an agreement with the two independent organizations that operate the libraries that serve city residents. This agreement will preserve city branches and all  neighborhood libraries. It’s complicated. Under the agreement mediated by retired Superior Court Judge Mark Pfeiffer, the Providence Public Library

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Mayor Issues Statement To Occupy Providence

Mayor Angel Taveras has issued a statement regarding the future of the Occupy Providence protesters camped out in Burnside Park. Taveras enumerates some of the problems he sees developing on the site that have prompted some of the confrontations in another cities but goes on to say, . . . Commissioner Pare and I have

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