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Celebrate Providence! in Lippitt Park

The City has announced their schedule for the Celebrate Providence! Neighborhood Performing Arts Series. July features Lippitt Park. This program brings music, dance and theatre into neighborhood parks throughout the city. All events are free and open to the public. More information about all of the events may be found at: www.providenceri.com/ArtCultureTourism/. The Celebrate Providence! […]

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Quick Notes from June’s SNA Meeting

The June meeting of the Summit Neighborhood Association was held at the Mount Hope Learning Center on June 18th.

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Quick notes from May’s SNA Meeting

The May meeting of the Summit Neighborhood Association was held at the Mount Hope Learning Center on May 21st.

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Summit Burglar Busted

If you participate in our email list, you know that there have been a string of house burglaries in the neighborhood over the past few months. The thief has been caught, thanks to some quick thinking by a Summit neighbor and the Providence Police Department. Its a great story (Projo), although neighbors who lost jewelry, […]

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Updated: 16th Annual Summit Neighborhood Yard Sale

The yard sale was a big success ! Thanks to everyone who helped, donated, or found bargains ! The Big 16th annual SNA yard sale is coming up on Saturday, May 12th (Raindate is the following Sat., May 19th). As always, it will be held on the front lawn of the Church of the Redeemer […]

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New RIPTA eFares and eFareboxes on buses

Good news for RIPTA riders of today and tomorrow. RIPTA is introducing magnetic cards and smart cards that can be used instead of cash when you get on the bus, and (in the future) will be recharge-able on the bus. Since RIPTA drivers can’t make change, having some alternative way to pay for your ride […]

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News from the Graffiti Taskforce

This is a cross-post from the moderator of the Urban Planet Rhode Island discussion group, who had the Graffiti Taskforce present at their Greater City: Providence meeting this week. Apparently community watches are being organized (10 around the city to start) to address graffiti. The Graffiti Taskforce started last May and had a very successful […]

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SNA Response to Library Sign Discussions

Since a public discussion has ensued regarding SNA’s position on the zoning variance for the Rochambeau public library that was recently denied, the neighborhood association has submitted a letter to the editors of East Side Monthly, responding to a published letter in the April issue. The April letter to the editor can also be found […]

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Picture a Better Providence

As part of the Providence Tomorrow planning process, city officials have asked residents to say what they like and what they would like to change about our city. Pictures can tell the story better than words, so they also want to see your pictures of the good and the not-so-good. We think this is a […]

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ProvPlan Map of the Month

The latest map-of-the-month from the data wizards over at ProvPlan shows the number of new residential units (from 2002-2005) with affordability data. See the map here.

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