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Wilbur Jennings clip 2 min.m4a
Wilbur Jennings, the Councilman for Ward 8 (Elmwood, Reservoir, West End) on the Providence City Council, is a long-time resident of the neighborhoods near Mashapaug Pond. In this excerpt, he shares some of his childhood memories, his thoughts about…

The Church of the Nazarene First .pdf
What is the history of the Church of the Nazarene First (170 Reservoir Ave)? Is it the only church to occupy this site? What is its role in the neighborhood?

Ocean State Job Lot Plaza.docx
When and why was the Ocean State Job Lot plaza built? What did it replace?

Alvarez-Hannah.pdf
When and why was Alvarez High School built on the site? How did local residents respond to the City’s decision to build on this site and what is the response now?

Clip from Greg Simpson 4.m4a
Greg Simpson, the project manager for Textron Corp. in charge of the cleanup of the former Gorham Manufacturing Company site, discusses the relationship between Textron and the community.
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