City Councilors

The Mile of History area is represented by city councilors from three different wards. Benefit Street serves as the border between Wards 2 and 12, and the southern end of Benefit is in Ward 1.

Ward 1: Seth Yurdin—
Represents residents of Benefit Street from Power Street to Wickenden Street; the Fox Point area; the Jewelry district; and Downtown south of Exchange Terrace.

Ward 2: Helen Anthony—
Represents residents on the east side of Benefit Street from Olney to Angell and both sides of Benefit from Angell to Power. Benefit Street between Olney and Angell is a portion of the westerly border of Ward 2. The Ward also covers most of College Hill.

Ward 12: Katherine “Kat” Kerwin—
Represents residents on west side of Benefit Street from Olney to Angell. The west side of Benefit Street is the westerly border of Ward 12. Ward 12 also covers Capitol Hill, Smith Hill, and Downtown north of Exchange Terrace.

Call 9-1-1 for any emergencies or to report a crime

Providence Police, District 9 (College Hill)
Commanding Officer: Lt. Joe Donnelly,
Substation: 248-250 Brook Street Phone: 401.243.6990

Police Interactive Crime Map:

Prov Police Weekly Crime Stats:

Emergencies and police

the Mayor and other city Officials

Providence PVD 311 system

To report city related issues that are NOT emergencies, use the PVD311 system. For example: housing or code violations, trash issues, graffiti, potholes, street signs, tree issues, lighting, traffic issues or and health and safety issue that is not an emergency. You can call 3-1-1 or your phone, report and issue on your computer, or download the app on your cell phone.

Communicating with Neighbors

Join Nextdoor College Hill: contact Toby Ayers

List Serv for College Hill: contact Cheryl Simmons