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ProJo: 9 test positive at Amos House shelter

Nine guests at an emergency shelter operated by Amos House, a social-services agency serving the homeless population, have tested positive for the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, according to the agency.

PBN: Providence City Council calls for state to suspend evictions, foreclosures

The City Council has introduced a resolution that would call on the state to suspend evictions and foreclosures until the COVID-19 crisis passes.

PVD Housing Authority: Providence Housing Issuing Special Operations Plan, Asking Tenants and Guests to Suspend High Rise Visits for Safety of Residents

Providence Housing Issuing Special Operations Plan, Asking Tenants and Guests to Suspend High Rise Visits for Safety of Residents

OPENING MARCH 19 in The Gallery at City Hall, 4:30pm - 6:30pm - Liveable RI Poster Campaign

The City of Providence is getting ready to put up work created for the Livable RI Poster Campaign and will be celebrating the exhibition curated by the Civic Alliance for a Cooler Rhode Island from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

ProJo: Providence hotel planned for site next to the state’s largest social-services agency serving the homeless

Residents of South Providence expressed skepticism Monday night about a Holiday Inn Express that developers are proposing to build adjacent to Crossroads Rhode Island.

PBN: New affordable apartments for South Providence receive financing

Stop Wasting Abandoned Property Inc., a community development corporation, has received $15.5 million in financing to build additional affordable family housing in South Providence.

ProJo: 2 Providence projects to increase affordable housing

A local community development corporation announced Thursday that it will receive $15.5 million from various state and city sources to build two new mixed-use buildings and preserve an existing apartment complex.

ProJo: In PVD, half the high school students missed at least 10 percent of school days last year. The state officials now in charge say that has to change

About half of all Providence high school students missed 18 days of school or more last year. In some schools, those rates were even higher. At Hope and Central high schools, for example, about 63% of kids were absent at least 18 days, or 10 percent of the 180-day school year. With Providence schools now under control of the state, officials say improving the attendance of students in the city has to be a priority.

ProJo: After 125 years of sheltering people, Crossroads embraces tougher mission

What started as a small committee formed to help women and girls find housing and employment has grown over the last century into the largest social-service agency in the state serving the homeless population.

PBN: Five Questions With: Jennifer Hawkins, Oct. 2019

Five Questions With: Jennifer Hawkins

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