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11/3/2021

Brown University Can and Should Do More For The People of Providence

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2/21/2020

My Turn: John Goncalves: Let's stop shifting burden on East Side property owners and look at the entire system holistically

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4/18/2022

Redeveloping the Superman building will breathe new life into Downtown Providence

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4/7/2022

There's a renewed effort to make private universities pay property taxes in Rhode Island

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3/24/2022

Documents Show Top 195 Commission Officials Did Not Know Regulations While Selecting Developer

"Two days later, Davis drafted a response letter to Zurier and the Councilor John Goncalves."

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3/9/2022

Providence city council candidate calls for city-level Green New Deal. Is it possible?

"The Journal reached out to current council members who are not term limited in order to gauge their potential support for a Green New Deal. Councilman John Goncalves of Ward 1 responded with complete support. In a statement, Goncalves echoed Jones' call for cleaning up the port and the city, contending that it "will require more than a plan but codifying our values via more aggressive decarbonization goals that truly ensure environmental justice." "We need to take ambitious action at the municipal level since leaders are struggling to enact this kind of bold legislation at the federal and state level," Goncalves said. "Providence has a historic opportunity to lead to mitigate the threat of our climate crisis."

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2/3/2022

Developer chosen for Parcel 2 in I-195 District

"Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves, who had been critical of the process, on Wednesday congratulated Urbanica and thanked commission

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2/2/2022

195 Commission picks developer for S. Water Street apartment building

"The 195 Commission — which markets and sells the state-owned land that used to be Interstate 195 — put a series of conditions on the developer after multiple neighbors and Councilman John Goncalves, D-Ward 1, raised concerns about the size and design of the building, blocked views of the river as well as traffic and parking issues..."They pretty much responded to everything we urged them to do,” Goncalves said in a text message Wednesday evening. He issued a statement congratulating the developer and said he looked forward to working with Urbanica “to ensure design excellence and sensitivity to our wonderful neighborhoods."

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1/21/2022

'Massive and intrusive': Providence locals double down on waterfront apartment criticism

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1/20/2022

Public Criticize Revised 195 Apartment Proposals

"These projects are still too large. The walls are too high," said Councilman John Goncalves who represents Ward 1 and the neighborhood of Fox Point."

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1/20/2022

Public Criticize Revised 195 Apartment Proposals

“These projects are still too large. The walls are too high,” said Councilman John Goncalves who represents Ward 1 and the neighborhood of Fox Point

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1/11/2022

Neighbors vexed by riverfront apartments proposed on old 195 land

"Tayo Heuser and Jeff Shore, a married couple who live on Benefit Street, are among those who signed a letter sent by Councilman John Goncalves to state leaders raising concerns about the three proposals currently under consideration."

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1/11/2022

Providence neighbors scramble to soften impact of waterfront apartments

"Locals, troubled by the thought of looking out at a massive structure obstructing waterfront views and altering the skyline, are up in arms. With the help of City Councilman John Goncalves, they have amplified their concerns.On Tuesday, Goncalves sent a letter to Gov. Dan McKee and I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Chairman Robert Davis, imploring them to ensure that the “final decision on the proposal happens 'with the community' rather than simply 'to the community.'”

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1/11/2022

Neighbors vexed by riverfront apartments proposed on old 195 land

"A married couple who live on Benefit Street, are among those who signed a letter sent by Councilman John Goncalves to state leaders raising concerns about the three proposals currently under consideration. The ire over Parcel 2 is part of a larger request by Goncalves, who represents the sections of the city in Fox Point, the Jewelry District and downtown that contain the former 195 land, to include the community in a more official way in the development decisions. He's calling on the 195 Commission and the governor to form a task force made up of neighborhood abutters and businesses who can help form the “request for proposals” — the solicitation for developers — before they even go out. The proposals and designs for buildings should incorporate “sensitivity to the historic vibrancy of our neighborhood,” Goncalves said. He added that he was concerned about the commission “diverting from the original mission of creating a true Providence Innovation & Design District and life-sciences mecca full of vibrant 'knowledge-based' jobs in information technology, engineering, biomedical, biotechnology, and other fast-growing sectors." Goncalves is also asking for a comprehensive road plan to head off potential traffic problems caused by an influx of new development.

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1/6/2022

Providence City Councilors send open letter to Governor regarding COVID-19 response

"Providence City Councilors shared an open letter sent to Governor Dan McKee late Thursday Evening explaining their concerns over the COVID-19 response in the state. The letter was signed by...Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1)

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1/2/2022

Providence councilor rails against Parcel 2 residential development plans

"The residential property developments proposed for Parcel 2 in downtown Providence are too tall, lack green space and need more parking, according to a city councilor who is opposing the process. Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves recently called on Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to reconsider the process."

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1/2/2022

Boston-based Urbanica chosen for new apartment buildings by Providence River pedestrian bridge

"The Commission received dozens of letters from nearby residents and stakeholders, including from Councilman John Goncalves of Ward 1. Some who lived near the parcel laid out their concerns regarding the height of the proposed building and called it an “atrocity." Others called for additional parking spaces and said there was a loss of green space. Members of the commission said they met with Goncalves to address his concerns and that their talks have been “positively received." Goncalves issued a statement to the Globe Wednesday

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12/28/2021

South Water Travail: Why Did Powerful Providence Institutions Oppose a Bike Lane Project?

"Criticisms of the city's communication efforts were certainly overblown. In a statement on October 12th, Councilman John Goncalves, who represents the area that contains the bike path, detailed the many opportunities for feedback that he and the city organized over the past two years.

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11/18/2021

Mayor Elorza to join environmental partners to release composting report

"Elorza will be joined by city Councilman John Goncalves, Zero Waste Providence Organizer Debbie Schimberg, Harvest Cycle Program Coordinator Ella Kirkpatrick Kotner, Director of Sustainability Leah Bamberger, and Providence resident and composter Kristina Hines."

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11/3/2021

Brown University Can and Should Do More For The People of Providence

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10/22/2021

Lines Drawn as Paint Dries on Remodeled South Water Street

"In an Oct. 12 statement, City Council member John Goncalves responded to the business abutters and RIDOT by saying the project was the product of two years of planning. He noted DPD and the City Council office sent community mailings, and several public meetings were held between March 2019 and June 2021

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10/21/2021

DOT drops challenge to South Water Street Trail project in Providence

"Responding to the DOT's announcement, City Councilman John Goncalves, who represents the area where the bike path lies and has been a strong advocate for the project, thanked the state and federal agencies

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10/20/2021

Leaf Blower Battle - Providence City Council Members Propose New Limits

"Now, three members of the Providence City Council are proposing some limits on leaf blowers. East Side Councilors Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3 and a candidate for mayor), Helen Anthony (Ward 2) and John Goncalves (Ward 1) are pushing the new limits

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10/14/2021

Zoning board denies variance to Narragansett Improvement Co. for portside materials storage

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10/8/2021

Providence City Councilors call for vaccination requirement for all school staff

"The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective. It is the best way for school employees to protect themselves as well as the students they serve. With many Providence students still too young for vaccination, it is important to ensure that teachers who care for these children all day, five days a week, do not go unvaccinated and untested,” said Councilman John Goncalves."

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10/8/2021

City Clerk Removed + School Vaccine Mandate

"Councilman John Goncalves proposed a resolution Thursday asking Gov. McKee and Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Greene to mandate that all K-12 teachers and school employees get a COVID-19 vaccine or submit to weekly testing

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10/8/2021

Members of the Providence City Council propose resolution calling for mandatory vaccine for teachers, school employees

"Councilman John Goncalves proposed a resolution Thursday asking Gov. McKee and Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Greene to mandate that all K-12 teachers and school employees get a COVID-19 vaccine or submit to weekly testing

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10/7/2021

Providence City Council calls for vaccine requirements for K-12 teachers, school employees

"Councilman John Goncalves, of Ward 1, proposed a resolution asking Governor Dan McKee and Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green Thursday night to impose a statewide policy mandating all teachers and school employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine or comply with weekly testing”

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9/14/2021

Residents detail systemic issues at Fox Point Manor

"Recently, Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves '13 MA'15 said he has taken “a hands-on approach” toward Fox Point Manor. He has connected some tenants with legal services, and talks regularly with the residents and management. Goncalves emphasized that the problems seniors are facing in Fox Point Manor are not limited to one HUD-subsidized building. “This is a microcosm of the bigger issues there,” he said."

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9/8/2021

Providence Police “Major” Controversy - 10 More Council Members Call on Elorza to Reclassify Role

"The following letter was signed by Council Member John Igliozzi, was co-signed by council members Pedro Espinal, James Taylor, Nicholas Narducci, Mary Kay Harris, Carmen Castillo, Michael Correia, John Goncalves, Jo-Ann Ryan, David Salvatore, and Oscar Vargas

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9/2/2021

So you want to represent Providence's East Side in the Rhode Island Senate? Here's what to know

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9/1/2021

Should Providence buy the 'Superman building'?

"Councilman John Goncalves, whose ward includes downtown, has proposed asking Jorge Elorza's administration to study "the efficacy" of having the city or state take the Industrial Trust Building by eminent domain "as a means of preserving this Rhode Island landmark."

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8/24/2021

Providence's Great Streets Initiative Gears Up Even as South Water Street Project Hits Speed Bump

"There were several meetings and communications sent with opportunities to provide comment,” City Council member John Goncalves wrote in an Aug. 18 statement."

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8/18/2021

Statement from Councilman John Goncalves Regarding South Water Street Trail

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8/14/2021

City Of Providence: City Of Providence Announces Construction Schedule Of 'Great Streets' Projects

"In Providence, it's critical that we improve the way we approach street design to accommodate multi-modal transportation and promote the safety of all travelers," said Councilman John Goncalves, Ward 1."

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8/13/2021

11th-Hour Push Against Providence South Water Bike Trail

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8/7/2021

2 Boston Men Killed In Overnight Providence Shooting: Police

"Providence City Councilman John Goncalves called for the council end its August recess and hold an emergency meeting with police and the mayor."

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8/5/2021

City Council president asks McKee to send state police to Providence to help stop crime

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8/4/2021

Providence FOP Issues Blistering Rebuke of Mayor Elorza's Leadership

"Council member John Goncalves who represents Fox Point and College Hill (Ward 1) said in an interview in 2020, “I [am] committed to doing that work, to reallocating police funding… towards housing, homelessness, social services, jobs… We're navigating a very complex political process from a legality perspective it's hard to do that."

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8/4/2021

ATV and dirt bike riders drag woman out of her car and beat her while stopped at a traffic light in Providence

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7/16/2021

Providence City Council members call for review of Achievement First deal

"Councilors Helen Anthony, Nirva LaFortune, and John Goncalves introduced a resolution Thursday night, insisting the council have approval authority over the deal to merge the charter school with Fortes Elementary."

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7/15/2021

Providence City Council members call for review of Achievement First deal

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7/15/2021

Providence city councilors want approval authority over Achievement First, Fortes Elementa

"Councilors Helen Anthony, Nirva LaFortune and John Goncalves will introduce a resolution Thursday that would require the council to approve the deal, which allows the charter system to move into Fortes Elementary starting July 1."

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7/14/2021

College Hill historic district expansion passes despite prior University objections

"Ward 1 City Councilman John Goncalves '13 MA'15, a cosponsor of the ordinance, emphasized that this was an important step in maintaining the historic character of the East Side."

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7/14/2021

Providence launching Guaranteed Income pilot program

"PROVIDENCE, RI — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence City Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1), Sen. Tiara Mack, Rep. Anastasia P. Williams, Amos House, Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, ONE Neighborhood Builders, the Rhode Island Foundation, the United Way of Rhode Island, and community members to announce the launch of the Providence Guaranteed Income pilot program."

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7/14/2021

Prov. City Council narrowly OKs $540M budget, plus federal relief spending

"Councilors Helen Anthony, John Goncalves, Kat Kerwin, Nirva LaFortune, Rachel Miller and James Taylor voted against it."

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7/6/2021

Brown University rejects all East Side residents' recommendations for proposed residence halls

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6/30/2021

Future of Providence's Crook Point bridge in question after fire

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6/29/2021

Neighborhood News: New Trees in Fox Point, Historic District Approved, Special Election for Ward 15 & Volunteer in Summit

"Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves sponsored the ordinance, working closely with policy and planning staff."

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6/1/2021

On Providence's East Side, a battle brews between Brown University and longtime residents

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5/29/2021

Elorza's Speed Hump Plan Criticized By Former Top Aide Smiley

John Goncalves who represents Ward 1 on the City Council -- the Fox Point and Wayland area that includes the Henderson Bridge speed hump wrote in a letter to constituents, “While many residents in this area have called for traffic calming measures here, and while we recognize that speed bumps and other traffic calming infrastructure are necessary to mitigate speeding and reckless driving in our City, these speed bumps are too high and must be rectified in a way that does not inconvenience or endanger drivers, vehicles, and pedestrians."

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5/27/2021

Neighborhood News: Duck & Bunny Demo, DownCity Design Requests Proposals & Designating a New Local Historic District

"The ordinance has the strong support of Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves, as well as several other City councilors. PPS is working to win Brown University's support to include three of their architecturally significant properties in the district (1 Young Orchard/105 Benevolent, 154 Hope, and 137 Waterman)."

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5/18/2021

Community groups ask for changes to Brook St. dorm plan

"Multiple East Side neighborhood groups and Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves '13 MA '15 released a letter Monday demanding changes to the University proposal for a two-building residence hall on Brook Street, including shrinking the proposed structure and adding back retail space that had been removed from previous proposals."

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5/10/2021

Providence City Council pushes for state study of sex workers

"The council's resolution was co-sponsored by Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal (Ward 10), Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Councilwoman Helen Anthony (Ward 2), Councilor Rachel Miller (Ward 13), and Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1). It passed Thursday by voice vote."

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5/6/2021

Providence Makes Room for Five Dozen Restitution Trees

"Early this year, the Tree Restitution Committee, initiated by Ward 1 City Council member John Goncalves and consisting of the Parks Department's Forestry Division, the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, Save The Trees PVD, National Grid and other entities, was created to plan the planting of restitution trees to replace those National Grid had to chop down to replace some 2 miles of aging underground transmission lines along parts of Clarkson, Admiral, Dollar and South Main streets."

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4/30/2021

GLO reaches tentative agreement with University on pay raise

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4/19/2021

CITY COUNCILMAN JOHN GONCALVES TO JOIN FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE BOARD

"PROVIDENCE, RI (April 19, 2021) — The Festival Ballet Providence Board of Trustees proudly announces the addition of Providence City Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1) as its newest Trustee."

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4/10/2021

Nesi's Notes: April 10

"Councilman John Goncalves, who represents most of 02903, said constituents who live downtown have reached out in frustration over being excluded."

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4/8/2021

Ward 1 residents criticize revised Brook Street dorm plans

"Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves '13 MA'15 hosted the panel, featuring several University representatives involved in the project to answer residents' questions about the revisions to the Brook Street residence hall plans."

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4/8/2021

Ward 1 residents criticize revised Brook Street dorm plans

"Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves '13 MA'15 hosted the panel, featuring several University representatives involved in the project to answer residents' questions about the revisions to the Brook Street residence hall plans."

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4/8/2021

Providence City Council approves belated budget with leadership in flux

"She voted against the budget, along with Councilors John Goncalves and Nirva LaFortune. All three represent parts of the East Side."

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4/6/2021

Former Duck & Bunny building in Providence demolished

"In a statement, Providence City Councilman John Goncalves expressed his disappointment in the lack of communication between the owners and the city regarding the demolition."

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4/6/2021

Brown Cuts Back Size of New Dorm Project

"Councilman John Goncalves called the dorms "not aesthetically or functionally in tune with the neighborhood."

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4/5/2021

City Council Calls Out Port of Providence's Polluting Ways

"Ward 1 council member John Goncalves, who represents Fox Point, portions of College Hill and Wayland Square, and much of the Innovation District, said he shares his colleague's hope that the city can move to more environmentally friendly business practices along Allens Avenue. “One of the greatest crises that we are facing as a society is climate change, and the damage that is being done to the environment by businesses like scrap yards and other 'dirty' businesses,” he wrote. “As a city and state, we want businesses to operate and flourish here, but we can't have that at the expense of our residents and our natural environment."

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4/5/2021

University revises plans for Brook Street dorms

"Community members will be able to provide input on the revised plan, including during an upcoming virtual community meeting hosted by Ward 1 Councilman John Goncalves '13 MA'15 on April 8."

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4/3/2021

Neighborhood News: A space made available to Providence's neighborhood associations free of charge

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2/27/2021

Brown Versus the Neighbors, Again — Architecture Critic Morgan

"Councilman John Goncalves called the dorms "not aesthetically or functionally in tune with the neighborhood."

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2/26/2021

Elorza's Push for Legislation to Legalize ATVs on City Streets Draws Strong Reaction

"Councilman John Goncalves spoke to the city placing speed bumps in India Point to try and stop drag racing."

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2/11/2021

Creation of new historic district on East Side faces University objections

"Ward 1 City Councilman John Goncalves '13 MA'15 told The Herald that additional regulation would not necessarily rule out further development."

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2/4/2021

Providence City Council wrestles once again with housing vouchers

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2/4/2021

Jewelry District apartment project with 38 Studios link seeks tax break

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1/27/2021

Curfews bring challenges for Providence businesses

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1/26/2021

John 'Johnny' Britto, father figure in Fox Point neighborhood, dies at 87

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1/14/2021

Providence City Council to vote to block firings from Elorza's vaccine mandate

"It does not appear the council has enough votes to override a potential veto. Six councilors — John Goncalves, Helen Anthony, Nirva LaFortune, Rachel Miller, Kat Kerwin and David Salvatore — have said they are voting no on the ordinance. The council needs 10 out of 15 councilors to override a veto.

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1/4/2021

Climate Justice, Composting Among Providence's Environmental Initiatives for 2021

The push for a new compost program came from the environmental advocacy group Zero Waste Providence. The group led the city's plastic bag ban campaign and organized reuse programs and business composting initiatives. The group, along with Groundwork Rhode Island, hopes to write the report, conduct surveys, and enact any initiatives that are adopted. The resolution is sponsored by council member John Goncalves. Health and environmental advocates Clean Water Action Rhode Island and Healthy Babies Bright Futures are working with Goncalves and the Office of Sustainability to create an environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP) policy. The resolution stems from a plan to ban single-use plastics at city buildings and schools. It grew to include increased use of renewable energy and purchases of non-toxic cleaning products. If approved, the city and schools would buy paper products with high-recycled content. Other purchases would be recyclable or made of recycled or reused material. “This broader approach not only helps us address single-use plastics but all products containing neurotoxic chemicals in city-owned facilities,” Goncalves said.

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11/26/2020

Rhode Islanders Are Thankful for Everything From Beating COVID To a “Return of Hugs” in the Future

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11/20/2020

City council calls for commitment to diversify Providence Police

"Over the past five years, not a single Black Providence police sergeant has been promoted to lieutenant or captain, which would be a pathway to becoming a police major,” said Ward 1 City Councilman John Goncalves, who represents Fox Point, Wayland Square, College Hill, the Jewelry District and downtown, "and it's critically important that the Police Department reflect the cultural, racial and gender diversity of the community which it serves."

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10/21/2020

Providence Council requests periodic workshops for public on zoning practices

"The resolution was introduced by Councilman John Goncalves, who represents Fox Point and College Hill and other portions of the East Side."

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10/21/2020

Pennrose chosen as developer for Parcel 9 in I-195 Redevelopment District, proposes two buildings

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10/15/2020

City Councilors to Mayor Elorza: Scrap amnesty pledge or cancel gun buyback

"Councilors John Igliozzi, Jo-Ann Ryan, John Goncalves and James Taylor all abstained from voting on the matter."

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9/23/2020

I-195 commission considers mixed-income, residential development for Fox Point

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9/7/2020

City Council Opposes RIDOT's Kennedy Plaza Plan

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9/2/2020

College Town or Ghost Town?

"City Councilman John Goncalves, one of the dynamic forces behind the Providence Coalition of Neighborhood Associations, recently elected representative of Ward 1, and a Brown graduate himself, acknowledges the difficult decisions colleges face with reopening and commends their relentless efforts in finding safe ways to do so.

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9/2/2020

Neighborhood News: Mural at Fox Point Elementary, Bioswales in Washington Park, Seasonal Parklets, and Read Island Project

"The mural was designed by Myles Dumas and implemented with the help of The Avenue Concept and City Councilor John Goncalves

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8/29/2020

Kennedy Plaza bus plan decried at rally

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8/26/2020

Providence councilors, residents fed up with illegal vehicles on streets

"Providence City Councilmen David Salvatore and John Goncalves told NBC 10 News they have both received a number of complaints from their constituents."

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7/9/2020

Can Providence Neighborhoods Save the City?

"John Goncalves brought Post-it notes in several colors, along with pens. There was also a larger poster board, with three marked categories: “Priority #1 (in your neighborhood),” “Priority 2,” and “Priority 3."

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6/26/2020

“Produce in The Park” to Launch in Fox Point in July

"The effort is led by Friends of Cabral Park, Providence Partnership for Parks, Helene Miller, iProv Fellow Eleanor Pereboom, and Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1)."

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6/22/2020

Fate of Three Popular Providence Trees Tied to Utility Upgrades

"John Goncalves, Providence Ward 1 City Council member, is advocating that the trees somehow be kept."

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6/16/2020

Five-story hotel proposed for College Hill moves forward to Providence City Council

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6/12/2020

More than 300 people petition National Grid not to cut down trees in Providence

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6/12/2020

Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not? - June 12, 2020

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6/4/2020

Goncalves wins seat on Providence City Council

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6/4/2020

John Goncalves wins Ward 1 special election

"PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Democrat John Goncalves has won the special election to fill the open seat on the Providence City Council, in a race that was delayed for two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic."

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5/20/2020

Providence commission approves 61-unit apartment building for Fox Point

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3/20/2020

Members of Providence City Council call on state to halt evictions during pandemic

"In an open letter to Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, five members of the Providence City Council, Helen Anthony (Ward 2), Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Pedro Espinal (Ward 10), Kat Kerwin (Ward 12), Rachel Miller (Ward 13) and Special-Election Primary winner John Goncalves (Ward 1), are requesting a to halt evictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic."

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3/4/2020

RI Election Results: Goncalves Declares Victory in Providence Ward 1, Giraldo Win House Seat in CF

"In a competitive three-ways Democratic primary for the First Ward in Providence, John Goncalves has declared victory in a race over Nick Cicchitelli and Anthony Santurri."

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3/4/2020

Teacher Wins Democratic City Council Primary

"John Goncalves, a fourth-grade teacher and diversity coordinator at the independent Wheeler School, won the special election primary Tuesday to represent Ward 1."

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3/4/2020

John Goncalves wins PVD City Council Ward One primary; uncontested in general

“I consider both my opponents Anthony Santurri and Nick Cicchitelli as community leaders on so many fronts and I am looking forward to working with them as we work to move Ward 1 forward,” said John Goncalves."

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3/3/2020

Goncalves wins primary for Providence's Ward 1 seat

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3/3/2020

John Goncalves wins Ward 1 special election primary

"PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — John Goncalves has won the Democratic primary for the City Council seat in Providence's Ward 1, all but guaranteeing he'll become the councilperson because there's no one else running in the general election."

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2/22/2020

Fate of Three Popular Providence Trees Tied to Utility Upgrades

"John Goncalves, Providence Ward 1 City Council member, is advocating that the trees somehow be kept."

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1/24/2020

Neighbors say illegal bikes put safety at risk

"City Councilman John Goncalves told NBC 10 he's been working on an ordinance to address safety concerns over the ATVs since July, which is now going through final vetting."

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12/18/2019

Watch John Goncalves Bring Neighborhoods Together...

"House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello effectively pulled the plug on a Providence City Council proposal to create a two-tiered property tax structure last summer, but one could argue that Fox Point resident John Goncalves did just as much to stop it."

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12/9/2019

Providence's Climate Justice Plan Needs to Start on Allens Avenue

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12/9/2019

Neighborhood groups and politicians strongly support Providence's Climate Justice Plan

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11/21/2019

R.I. looks at closing I-195 off-ramp in Providence, putting state on collision course with locals

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11/15/2019

Mayor Elorza meets with community groups to discuss state takeover of Providence Schools

"Utilizing community input to inform school improvement, and incorporating the voices of parents, students, and communities, is essential to the successful implementation of turnaround interventions and policies that will lead to positive, tangible outcomes for our students and children,” said John Goncalves, one of the founders/organizing members of the Providence Coalition of Neighborhood Associations."

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11/8/2019

Providence giving troubled e-scooter, e-bike programs another go, but not everybody's on board

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10/15/2019

Mayor Elorza meets with community groups to discuss state takeover of Providence Schools

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10/9/2019

Prov Neighborhood & Business Leaders Oppose RIDOT's Plan to Close Gano Street Off-Ramp

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10/9/2019

RIDOT: Gano Street exit will temporarily reopen in coming weeks

"John Goncalves, a resident and board member of the Fox Point Neighborhood Association, said the consensus is clear."

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10/9/2019

Business owners sound off on possible plans to permanently close Gano Street off-ramp

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9/11/2019

Candidates for Ward 10 Providence City Council Special Election answer questions at community forums

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9/9/2019

Providence leaders launch campaign for 'nightlife mayor'

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8/1/2019

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6/26/2019

Panel explores options to homestead exemption plan

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6/26/2019

Controversial Providence tax plan is off the table for this year

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6/20/2019

Senate panel OKs bill to enable controversial new Providence tax plan

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6/20/2019

Senate panel OKs homestead exemption bill

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6/17/2019

East Siders sound off on City Council tax proposal

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6/13/2019

Providence's East Siders Organizing to Fight New Tax Structure

Providence's East Siders Organizing to Fight New Tax Structure

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6/2/2019

R.I. Cape Verdean community celebrates culture, contributions in annual procession

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