A safe Federal Hill

Aug 01, 2014 675

Providence's Federal Hill, a wonderful neighborhood long known as a center of great Italian-American food, culture and shopping, is one of the jewels of Rhode Island. Celebrated in all the tourist guidebooks, it is a place that should attract families and fun-lovers as part of their Ocean State experience.


Unfortunately, sporadic recent violence — including the death of a 33-year-old Glocester man, beaten with a two-by-four in the parking lot behind The $3 Bar at 242 Atwells Ave. last week — has cast a shadow over the Hill, and prompted business owners and community leaders to discuss what to do about it.

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Source: http://www.providencejournal.com/

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