Windmill Street School name changed to honor Councilman Nicholas Narducci and family

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- After fighting for the renovation and reopening the Windmill Street School, the City of Providence honoring Councilman Nicholas Narducci and his family’s contributions to the city– naming the school after them.

The Providence City Council announced the passing of a resolution Thursday, renaming the school the “Narducci Learning Center.”

“This is what will be called a swing school,” said Providence City Councilman Nicholas Narducci. “As they shut down a school, those students will be coming here until that school is complete.”

The Narducci family has been a cornerstone of the community for generations.

“I’m wholeheartedly honored to have this school named after my family,” said Narducci.

The abandoned school has been known recently for several cases of fire, vandalism, and trespassing.

Narducci explained, “A lot of people are going to feel safer now, knowing the school is going to be operable again… It’s going to be good for our neighborhood, for families coming in.”

Councilman Narducci and the Providence City Council, funding over $30 million in renovations, set to open in 2023.

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