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Statement from Senior Deputy Majority Leader Terrence M. Hassett
December 8, 2018
Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan: Providence Needs to Move Forward
December 4, 2018
Statement on Hope Point Tower from Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris
December 4, 2018
Upcoming City Council Sponsored Holiday Events
November 27, 2018
Statement on Hope Point Tower from Councilman Terrence M. Hassett
November 26, 2018
Providence City Council Tonight Approves Four New Tax Stabilization Agreements
November 1, 2018
Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune Selected as One of Nation’s Top Pro-Growth Progressive Leaders
October 25, 2018
Councilman Luis A. Aponte Calls for Sex Offender Residency Restrictions
October 18, 2018
New Developments to Transform Providence’s North End, Create Jobs
October 18, 2018
Covering the neighborhoods of Elmhurst & Wanskuck, Ward 14 is located on the northwestern quadrant of the city. Here you'll find Providence College, La Salle Academy, and the ever-popular LaSalle Bakery. The Wanskuck Historic District was once the location of a thriving mill village built along the West River. The mills have since closed but many of the buildings are still there, located, including The Wanskuck Public Library. This historic building is located on Veazie Street. The current building replaced the original library that was built by the Wanskuck Mill Company for it's workers. Though the mill is closed, the library is still a going concern. In 1983, the historic district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Councilman David A. Salvatore
Councilman David Salvatore has been a member of the Providence City Council since January 2010. He currently serves as the Council President and represents the neighborhoods of Elmhurst and Wanskuck neighborhoods. Councilman Salvatore has been a strong advocate of financial and pension reform in the city. As the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Pension Sustainability, he oversaw the drafting of a report that made recommendations designed to stabilize the pension system and reduce the system’s unfunded liability.
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