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The city of Providence is geographically very compact, characteristic of eastern seaboard cities which developed prior to use of the automobile. It is among the most densely populated cities in the country. The street layout is somewhat chaotic—over one thousand streets (a great number for the city's size) run haphazardly, connecting and radiating from traditionally bustling places like Market Square.

Population: 171557
Local Newspapers: The Providence Journal The Sun Chronicle The Herald News
Local Sports Teams: Providence Bruins (AHL) Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple A Baseball)
Local Colleges: Brown University Johnson & Wales University

Zip Codes associated with providence, rhode island: 02903 02904 02905 02906 02907 02908 02909 02910 02911 02919
Towns/Cities near providence, rhode island : East Providence Cranston Wanskuck College Hill Blackstone

Providence News
Ethics complaint against RI high court justice moves forward

The state Ethics Commission on Tuesday voted 5-2 to find probable cause that Justice Francis Flaherty violated the ethics code by failing to report his service on the board of a Catholic lawyers' group. The complaint was filed last year by a woman who sued the Diocese of Providence after saying she was abused by Brendan Smyth, a notorious pedophile priest.

Mayors grapple with grant threat after meeting with Sessions

Mayors from several U.S. cities threatened with the loss of federal grants emerged from a meeting with the attorney general Tuesday saying they remain confused about how to prove their police aren't prohibited from cooperating with immigration authorities - a requirement for the money. The Justice Department has warned some jurisdictions that they could lose some law enforcement grant money if they don't prove their local police and sheriffs are able to share information with federal immigration authorities about the citizenship status of people in their custody.

Planned Parenthood opens new clinic in Providence

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England has moved into a newly renovated clinic that officials say will offer more privacy to patients. The Providence Journal reports the new clinic provides direct parking lot access to help patients avoid protesters.

With Its New Sonora Stage, Coachella Built a DIY Venue in the Middle of Their Festival

"Everyone take out your phone right now and tweet at Radiohead, 'Don't play the state of Israel!'" shouts Joe DeGeorge, the saxophonist in Downtown Boys, an uncompromisingly political punk band from Providence, Rhode Island.

Politics | Riley: Rhode Island Gives Pat on Back to Bankrupt Cities

"It is imperative that Rhode Island maintain committed to making job-creating investments in infrastructure, school facilities, and other capital projects," said Treasurer Magaziner. "But we also must ensure that we never borrow beyond our means.

News | Elorza Administration, Zurier Defend Suboxone Clinic on Providence's East Side

City Councilman Sam Zurier along with city and state officials were at Hope High School Monday night to discuss the new Suboxone clinic going in on the East Side. Elorza administration officials and Providence City Councilman Sam Zurier defended the contentious Suboxone clinic planned on the East Side of Providence near Thayer Street, at a neighborhood meeting at Hope High School on Monday night.

Report: anti-Semitism on the rise; Local Rabbi refuses to give into fear

Report: anti-Semitism on the rise; Local Rabbi refuses to give i - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather Thirty minutes after Rabbi Barry Dolinger of Temple Beth Shalom in Providence finished up a prayer service for Holocaust Remembrance Day he sat down with ABC 6 News to talk about alarming new numbers. "Even in 2017, even with all of the historic lessons of how bad that can get and what that can be.

Man sentenced to 15 years in prison after DUI that killed 22-year-old woman

WOONSOCKET, R.I. Johnny Sak, 25, of Providence, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the 2015 crash that killed Alexandra Patten-Parenteau, 22. For the DUI death of Patten-Parenteau, Sak was given the maximum sentence of 15 years to serve and 10 years suspended with probation. "Another tragic story of a child who will grow up without a mother, who was killed at the hands of a drunk driver," said Attorney General Peter Kilmartin.

News | Wired: 2000 Through 2001, A Book by Paul Caranci

Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Wired: The Shocking True Story of Political Corruption and the FBI Informant Who Risked Everything to Expose It, by Paul Caranci. The book details how Caranci gambled his thirty-year political career, his reputation, and his family's safety in his quest to restore good, honest government to a community that needed it most by going undercover with the FBI for 17 months to exposed corruption.

Politics | Monday Night's Community Discussion Features Vincent, Regunberg, and Fenton

The 3rd annual Community Discussion Series in partnership with the Providence League of Women Voters will be held on Monday 24 at the Lippitt House at 199 Hope Street in Providence. The event focuses on the key issues raised during the 2016 election, their roots in our political system, and how we all can be more active participants in OUR government.

Business | Bristol County Savings Bank Names Ali Vice President of Commercial Lending

Ali will be responsible for the development and management of the commercial loan and deposit relationships in the Rhode Island Region and will work out of the Bank's Pawtucket office. Before joining Bristol County Savings Bank, Ali held numerous positions with Santander Bank including Market Manager/Team Leader - Business Banking in Boston, Massachusetts; Vice President/Relationship Manager - Business Banking, Providence, Rhode Island; and Small Business Relationship Manager, also in Providence.

State's high court to 'ride the circuit,' visit high school

The Rhode Island Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Woonsocket High School in a tradition known as "riding the circuit." Chief Justice Paul Suttell says it's an opportunity to take the court's work out of Providence to show students and the public how their justice system works.

A Municipal Vote in Providence for Police Reform Carries National Implications

Visionary police reforms in Providence, Rhode Island, provide an example for the rest of the country to follow. After three years of sustained community mobilization and advocacy, the Providence City Council in Rhode Island voted this Thursday to unanimously approve among the most visionary set of policing reforms proposed around the country to protect civil rights and civil liberties, including digital liberties.

A city in Illinois realized it was spending a lot of money on one drug, so it sued the maker

This city 90 miles from Chicago runs its own health plan for its hundreds of police, firefighters, and other city workers. And a couple of years ago city officials watching the books noticed something weird about its healthcare spending.

Roughness and Optical Shaft Measurement, Wireless Capabilities

Mahr Federal features the MarSurf PS 10 Roughness Measuring Unit and the MarShaft SCOPE 250 plus, along with their extensive wireless data transmission capability. Booth 3019: The mobile, fast, intuitive and user-friendly MarSurf PS 10 Roughness Measuring Unit from Mahr Federal is an economical and practical roughness measuring unit that has a smartphone-like 4.3 in TFT touch screen display and measures 31 roughness parameters for laboratory-level performance on the shop floor.

Advocates rallying at March for Science in Providence

The March for Science event in Providence is set to begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the State House. Science supporters are rallying in more than 500 cities worldwide in events that coincide with Earth Day.

Brown looks to military bases for potential students

Brown University says it has signed a memorandum with the Defense Department so it can talk to service members at military bases about attending the university. The Ivy League university in Providence, Rhode Island, says one of its admissions officers visited Norfolk, Virginia, but couldn't go to the Navy base because Brown wasn't certified to reach out to potential students at military facilities.

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