Category Archives: SNA

Summit Avenue park renovation date set

This announcement is from Wendy Nilsson, the city’s parks superintendent.   Hi Summit Park Friends, Good news . . .construction for the site work [concrete walk, logs, sandbox, playground mulch, bridge, boulders, log tunnel (new) Little Library, tree, bench and painting] at Summit Avenue Park will begin on August 15th and is expected to be […]

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Neighborhood Survey

The Summit Neighborhood Association invites you to take an online survey, developed to help us understand and better serve the neighborhood. The survey is brief (5 minutes or less) and confidential. Your participation would be very much appreciated! You can access the survey here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/SummitPVD Thank you!

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Summer Newsletter is Out!

The summer newsletter is available here!  

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Hope Street farmers market in full swing

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Candidates for Ward Three City Council seat get chance to state their positions

This time, the candidates for the Ward Three City Council seat got to speak their minds. The last time four of the five declared office seekers got together – on June 15 at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School – they just sat and listened to the concerns of their constituents. However, on Tuesday evening […]

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Community gardeners share breakfast

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City describes proposal for second phase of Summit Avenue park renovations

Now that the community gardens are in place at the Summit Avenue park, the city is prepared to move ahead with Phase Two of the renovations. That’s the message that Parks Department Superintendent Wendy Nilsson and landscape architect Megan Gardner brought to a public meeting sponsored by SNA June 12 in the park. Speaking with […]

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Ward 3 Candidate Written Q&A

Following last week’s Ward 3 2017 Special Election Candidate “Un-Debate,” a wide-ranging community discussion where candidates listened to citizen concerns, themes from the evening were distilled into a set of written candidate questions by members of the Summit and Mount Hope Neighborhood Associations. The four candidates who participated in the Un-Debate were invited to answer […]

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People banned from Lippitt fountain because of danger, parks chief says

City Parks Department Superintendent Wendy Nilsson says she strongly reminded residents that the fountain in Lippitt Park is strictly off limits because of the danger of playing in it. “Parents were putting their kids into the water” and ignoring warnings by workers that they had just “shocked” the fountain with a toxic chemical – chlorine […]

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‘Undebate’ brings forth questions for Ward Three City Council candidates

Voters in Providence’s Ward Three had a public conversation Thursday night about the issues confronting their neighborhood and a panel of City Council hopefuls sat and listened. About 150 East Side residents gathering at Martin Luther King Elementary School to pose questions to four of the people running to replace recalled Councilman Kevin Jackson. It […]

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