Westerly's North End

WHO WE ARE

The Greater North End Community Development, Inc., formerly known as North End Crime Watch & Community Development, Inc., was started in 1994 by Reverend Joshua A. McClure, Pete Pelchat and Tom Daniewicz to protect and revitalize Westerly’s North End. GNECD’s board members come from many backgrounds and they encourage all “North Enders” to come to the Open Meetings and get involved. Please contact us with your comments, suggestions or concerns.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to preserve and revitalize the cultural, social and historic character of the greater North End of Westerly through arts and educational initiatives for children and adults; to advocate for affordable housing and secure neighborhoods; to seek resources for families and the underprivileged; and to collaborate with social service, civic, and other organizations to these ends.

OUR GOALS

1. Encourage safety and security in Westerly’s North End.

2. Encourage rehabilitation of existing properties.

3. Promote North End Businesses.

4. Promote North End History.

5. Exhibiting pride in the North End by implementing beautification projects.

6. Sponsoring Events to Build Community.

HISTORIC NORTH END

150 acres of Westerly’s “North End” (which includes 243 residential and commercial buildings) was designated the ‘North End Historic District’ and has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Updates as of April 21, 2022

Earth Day Clean Up along streets and parks in the North End on Saturday, April 23rd from 9am-noon.  Meet in front of the police substation 68 Pierce Street where we will divide into groups and take different routes to pick up trash.  We have bags and garden gloves for your use.

MEETINGS: 4 th Tuesday of the month at 6pm at 68 Pierce Street, Westerly.  No meetings in July and December.


Fireworks that go up into the sky are a felony.  Please report to police at 401-596-2022.   Sparklers and fireworks near the ground are legal.

Meetings are in person or on Zoom by invitation only.
We meet every fourth Tuesday of the month, 6pm at the police substation at 68 Pierce Street.
No meetings in July/December.
Please refer to www.westerlyri.gov for the latest information on what the town is doing.

Report a Concern – www.westerlyri.gov