Category Archives: SNA

“West” plaque replaced at Anthony fountain in Lippitt Park

On a bright, chilly October morning, the Henry Bowen Anthony Fountain, the centerpiece of Lippitt Park for 77 years, got a new “west” plaque. The bronze plaque, one of four with unique art deco-style designs inlaid in granite at the four points of the compass around the fountain, is thought to have been missing since […]

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Miriam to hold ‘decon’ drill

Our friends at The Miriam Hospital alert their neighbor to the following:   *On Wednesday, October 11, the hospital will be conducting a decontamination drill, which will involve the erecting of the decon tent outside of the emergency department.  Personnel will drill using “decon” suits and other emergency equipment. Please do not be alarmed. The hospital […]

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Family Movie Night in Lippitt Park

FRIGHT NIGHT “lite”! The Providence Children’s Film Festival is delighted to partner up with Celebrate Providence and the Summit Neighborhood Association to bring the first ever FRIGHT NIGHT “lite” show under the stars in Lippitt Park. With Halloween just around the corner, this reel of shorts will hopefully get you in the mood for witches, […]

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7th Annual Fall Cookoff!

Come to Seven Stars Bakery on Hope Street for the 7th Annual Fall Cook-Off on October 25, 6:30 pm. Bring your favorite CRANBERRY dish or just come ready to taste and vote on your favorite. There will be judges from local businesses and a people’s choice award. Also, there will be a kids costume parade, […]

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Annual yard sale promotes exchanges

About 500 shoppers picked up maps Sunday from SNA in what one participant called “the best yard sale I ever had.” “I’m almost wiped out,” said one seller on Colonial Road about noon, midway between the 10 a.m.-to-2 p.m. limits. She added that she would definitely “do it again.” She was talking about SNA’s annual […]

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Yard sale signs appearing everywhere

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Summit/Hope Yard Sale Sunday, Sept. 24

Register below to participate in the giant Summit/Hope yard sale on Sunday Sept 24th, 10am-2pm. You can sell from your home (you’ll be included on our official maps & get balloons to mark your location) or sell from your own table at the Citizens Bank parking lot. Registration is $10 per household. Limited to Summit/Hope […]

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Summit Park renovation work begins

Construction has begun on the next phase of the renovation of the Summit Avenue Park. A backhoe and piles of sand have taken up residence to do initial site work for concrete walks, logs, a bridge, boulders, a log tunnel, bench and sandbox. Also coming are a Little Library, a tree, playground mulch and painting, […]

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Ward 3 elects LaFortune to City Council

Nirva LaFortune won the opportunity to represent Ward Three on the Providence City Council in an election Wednesday characterized by low voter turnout. Democrat LaFortune took 94 percent of the vote, or 1,261. Republican David Lallier Jr. got 55 votes and Independent Chris Reynolds got 22 votes, according to figures in The Providence Journal. LaFortune […]

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