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Reader Submission: Weybosset Trees Gone

A reader shares photos on our Flickr page of the aftermath of the Weybosset Street tree removal. Photos taken Saturday evening.

Mature, Full Growth Trees Removed to Widen Street - PVD, RI

Photo © Andys Candys

Mature, Full Growth Trees Removed to Widen Street - PVD, RI

Photo © Andys Candys

Mature, Full Growth Trees Removed to Widen Street -

Photo © Andys Candys

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4 Responses to Reader Submission: Weybosset Trees Gone

  1. NCG April 10, 2011 at 9:09 am #

    With every abused urban area and every widened street, I feel less and less welcome as a pedestrian in the city of Providence. This is a city built for cars to drive through, not for people to live in. Let’s hope the scrap the street car, too! A suburban parking lot masquerading as a city has no need for such things.

  2. Sam April 10, 2011 at 11:32 am #

    Well, let it never be said that things don’t happen quickly in Providence.

  3. SP April 10, 2011 at 1:39 pm #

    Sad to see,but I guess a necessity for the project..

    I still can’t envision Weybosset two ways but it isn’t up to me..

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