WBNA Neighborhood Wide Yard Sale, May 19 8:30am -1:00pm

29th Annual Neighborhood-Wide Spring Cleanup!!

CLICK on the link to PRINT flyers to hand out to your West Side Neighbors

Spring Clean up Flyer (English)

Spring Clean up Flyer (Spanish)

It's that time of year again!

Time to join forces and spiffy up the West Side for spring! Winter was good to us this year - not too much heavy sand to shovel up!!! But, lots of yucky TRASH! Come out to clean on Saturday, April 28th, for the WBNA's  time-honored tradition of the Annual Neighborhood Spring Cleanup!

cleanup 2011

Meet at Dexter Training Ground Park at Parade / Hudson Streets at 8:30am. Coffee is generously being provided by Equal Exchange Coffee and Hudson Street Delicatessen! YMCA will be leading a morning stretch to get you ready for a new series of free outdoor exercise classes in Dexter Park this summer! Awesome!

Bring gloves, bags, and tools if you have them, but if you don't, they will be provided for you. Bring your friends! Bring your families! Bring your coworkers! Have fun working together and making our neighborhood look fabulous for summer!

eWASTE: Bring your unwanted TVs, computers, printers, and other used electronic waste to Dexter Training Ground for recycling between 8:00am-1230pm. Thanks to Green Penguin and ecoRI!

NEIGHBORS: If you can’t attend but want to help, please sweep any debris onto the street for the street sweepers to pick up. Street sweepers will be around on Sunday and Monday night. Residents of Messer and Sycamore Streets, please sweep debris from behind the planter boxes into the street. SO HELPFUL!

CELEBRATE! Meet back at WBNA (1560 Westminster) at 12:30 for a cookout! Celebrate our success and unwind with your neighbors. We will have BOTH vegetarian and meat grill! If you are interested in volunteering to help with the cookout, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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This is a beloved annual event in our neighborhood & we hope to see you all there!

Extreme weather date for Clean Up: Sunday, April 29.

Special thanks to the following for making this event possible!
*Equal Exchange Coffee
*Hudson Street Deli
*Green Penguin
*Providence Department of Public Works
*Providence Neighborhood Planting Program
*Providence Police Department
*West Broadway Neighborhood Association
*and everyone who helps out!

Fertile Underground Grand Opening

General Meeting, April 10th - 7:00pm (WBNA-HQ)

UPDATE: Effective 4/12/2012 PERMITS are available for Residents of District 4.


Please go to the PROGRAMS pull down menu and select


REMINDER:  WBNA General Meeting, TOMORROW NIGHT, Tuesday, April 10, 7:00pm,

TOPIC: Resident Overnight Pilot Parking Program at the WBNA Headquarters, 1560 Westminster Street

The City of Providence will be expanding its Resident Overnight Pilot parking Program and the Federal Hill/West End section of the City will be the first area for the program to be introduced.  Leo Perrotta, the City’s Parking Administrator will present the new rules and regulations and will answer any questions as well.  Maps, and other handouts will be available. 

The area covered in this new program will be Police District 4 (which includes the New Ward 13 Boundaries and the WBNA Focus Area).

Everyone is Welcome!

Neighborhood Action Crime Watch Meeting, March 2012

Neighborhood Action Crime Watch Meeting

Tuesday, March 27th, 6:30pm



  • Crime trends February/March
  • Increase in break-ins, larcenies
  • Merging Wards and how it affects us and PPD
  • Spring Cleanup April 28th


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