Seeking trash cans, city turns to crowd funding

A TREASURE: Trash and recycling cans built at the Steel Yard in Providence in use on Hope Street in Bristol. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
A TREASURE: Trash and recycling cans built at the Steel Yard in Providence in use on Hope Street in Bristol. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
When the smallest city in the littlest state is emerging from a bankruptcy declared in 2011, the budget for a project such as trash cans for the public park is not just small – it’s nonexistent. The lack of municipal funding didn’t stop 24-year-old Central Falls Director of Planning and Economic Development Stephen Larrick from…

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