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City of Providence, Providence Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 Reach Tentative Five-Year Agreement

Friday, April 12, 2024     Today, Mayor Brett P. Smiley, Chief Oscar L. Perez, Jr. and President of the Providence Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge #3 Michael Imondi The post…
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Yard Waste Pickup Begins

  Waste Management will resume weekly Yard Waste services from April 15 – December 28, 2024. Please note that barrels marked Yard Waste will only be serviced if they have The post…
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A Bounty of Brunch Options in Providence & Beyond

Brunch is the ultimate meal for all occasions. Whether you're fueling up for the day ahead or recovering from the night before, check out some of the best spots in the Providence…
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Mayor Smiley Announces Applications for Mayoral Fellows

Thursday, April 11, 2024  Competitive program offers valuable learning opportunities for recent graduates and enrolled students to get involved in the community Mayor Brett P. Smiley announced today the City The post…
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Empire Guitars Spring Cleaning Sale

Empire Guitars on North Main Street will be holding its annual Spring Cleaning Sale on Friday, Saturday, and Monday, in-store only. “Everything is priced to move — all sales final on red…
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Enter to win tickets to COMPANY

If you’re 35 this year, you are in good company: Taylor Swift was famously born in 1989. Nina Dobrev of Vampire Diaries fame is 35; so is Daniel Radcliffe, Jason The post…
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Mayor Brett Smiley Announces Return of EAT, PLAY, LEARN PVD

Mayor Brett P. Smiley was joined today by Providence Public Schools Superintendent Javier Montañez, Superintendent of Providence Parks Wendy Nilsson, Director of Recreation Stephen Grace, Principal Courtney Monterecy and community The post…
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Partial Eclipse Monday — Where To Watch

In case you hadn’t heard, we have a solar eclipse happening Monday, April 8. Observers in Providence will be in the penumbra, seeing the partial eclipse. That may not be totality, but…
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Safety and travel tips for areas in path of totality for solar eclipse

On Monday, April 8, many will have their eyes on the sky to witness the solar eclipse.
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Angelo’s Celebrates 100 Years

How is this even possible? Angelo’s Civita Farnese on Federal Hill has been operated by one family for one hundred years. Opened in 1924 by Angelo Mastrodicasa, it is now in the…
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PVD POV With Jamie Antignano of Angelo’s

GoProvidence is trying something new! We've recorded a few episodes of a new podcast, PVD POV. Alana Cerrone O'Hare and I sit down with all the movers and shakers in the capital…
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Mayor Brett Smiley Unveils Providence’s Impact Mitigation Response for the Washington Bridge  

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Infrastructure Changes to Reduce Traffic, Improve Safety and Support Neighbors and Local Businesses   PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Brett P. Smiley today announced Providence’s comprehensive impact mitigation The post…
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Roger Williams Park Zoo celebrates birth of sloth

The Roger Williams Park Zoo's family of Linne's two-toed sloths has grown by one.
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‘Portugalia Pop Up’ At Gansett Brewery — Thursday

Tinned fish! I’ve been on board with this food trend since the first grade when I brought my first sardine sandwich into the Gordon School lunchroom, much to the horror of my…
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Spring Cleanup Events

There are many opportunities coming up for getting outside and cleaning up our natural places. This being the Ocean State there is a focus on our rivers and the shoreline. Removing plastics…
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RI’s 2024 Remarkable Woman revealed: Cheryl Costa

The winner of the contest was announced on Tuesday — Congratulations to Cheryl Costa!
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Providence Pizza Week Is a Slice of Heaven

Pizza lovers, it's your time to shine! Providence Pizza Week is right around the corner, but don't expect the usual pepperoni or plain cheese. Don't get us wrong, we love a classic…
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401Gives annual fundraiser kicks off to support local nonprofits

It's officially April, and United Way of Rhode Island is looking to bring people together in supporting local nonprofits with their 4th annual 401Gives fundraising campaign.
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Bristol named safest community in Rhode Island

The annual Safest Cities report revealed the town's violent crime rate is 0.5 incidents per 1,000 residents, while its property crime rate is 3.2 per 1,000.
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Champion boxer and actress returns home to RI for special honor

Kali Reis — a member of the Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe — was recognized by a panel at the Rhode Island State House for her support and advocacy on behalf of murdered and…
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City of Providence Announces Summer Rates for Providence Community Electricity Program

Today, the City of Providence announced that the new summer supply rate for the Providence Community Electricity program will go into effect beginning with the May 2024 meter read. Prices The post…
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Rhode Island Home Show

The 74th Annual Rhode Island Home Show returns to the Rhode Island Convention Center April 4–7. This year's show features a 10,000-square-foot Garden Experience, the Inspiration Showcase, the Annual Energy Expo and…
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Top Tween Ideas for April Vacation

Coming up with fun things to do with tweens during school break can be tricky — they're too cool for “little kid stuff” and too young to go out alone with their…
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City of Providence Announces Launch of State-Mandated Statistical Revaluation Program

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Today, the City of Providence announced it will partner with Vision Government Solutions Inc. to complete its state-mandated revaluation program. The reassessment project, which is required The post…
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