The WBNA organizes neighbors and businesses on the West Side of Providence to preserve and promote our diverse, historic, urban community as a safe, vibrant, and sustainable place to be SWELL
(Shop, Work, Eat, Live, and Learn locally).
The Neighborhood Action / Crime Watch committee is excited to announce that our next neighborhood meeting will take place outdoors beginning at Major Park, located on Ellery Street between Wendell and Rosedale Streets, at 7:00 PM on Tuesday June 28, 2016. Prior to the meeting we will clean up Major Park and enjoy some complimentary ice cream!
The WBNA's first 2016 west side parks inspection took place at Dexter Training Ground during the West Side Parks Committee's May meeting. Read about the results and how PVD311 has been effective already in addressing park issues!
WBNA collaborates with House of Hope to create a 2016 pilot summer outreach program in Dexter Training Ground to assist individuals who are homeless or housing insecure.
Principal Bill Black of West Broadway Middle School was awarded Rhode Island Outstanding First Year Principal last week. Congratulations to Bill and the entire staff at West Broadway Middle School for the work and achievements they have accomplished in such a short time!
The Luongo Square Enhancement Project is well underway! Updates include donated cobblestones from Old World Cobble, Waterson Terminal Services and ProvPort. Many thanks to these donors and to Department of Public Works and JKL Engineering for transporting and storing the cobblestones.