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Amy Cola
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East Greenwich Pendulum: Towns lose thousands in expected grants

Several Rhode Island towns are facing negative impacts after being notified in late July that many of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for local programs and agencies will not receive the funding they typically see. Locally, six social services programs applied for a total of $136,702 to fund several projects in the area, and after the meeting in late July, East Greenwich, along with many other towns across the state, were notified that none of their applications from the Plan Year 2016 will receive funding.

ProJo: State housing agency OKs financing for Lippitt Mill project

Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor on Thursday morning lauded a vote by the Rhode Island Housing Board of Commissioners to approve final financing for the Lippitt Mill Apartments development in West Warwick.

The Valley Breeze: Development group presents plan to repurpose Hope Mill

Dennis Charland, Scituate Zoning Board of Review vice chairman, opened last Tuesday’s public hearing on the Paramount Development Group’s requested variances and special use permit with the statement that the company’s plan for the Hope Mill “will have a dramatic impact on the future of Hope.”

Turn to 10: Rhode Island home sales booming

Rhode Island's real estate market is showing no signs of slowing down, as parts of the state are seeing a big boost in home sales. Although many home prices are climbing with more buyers in the market, interest rates are still low, which makes a larger mortgage more affordable.

ProJo: Historic Warwick building to house homeless, disabled

The rehabilitation of a landmark house in Pawtuxet Village, which will now be used to house homeless people and individuals with disabilities, will be celebrated at a ceremony Monday in Warwick.

East Greenwich Pendulum: Terrace on Main will offer unique housing opportunity in EG

As East Greenwich continues to become a popular destination to shop, eat and live, one developer is creating what he thinks is a much-needed place to live; one bedroom condos for purchase on Main Street.

ProJo: Burrillville housing development built by the families who will live there

On a quiet street off Reservoir Road in Pascoag, seven families hope to move into seven new Colonial-style, single-family houses before the holidays. The difference in this new housing development, called Fernwood, is that most of the work of building the homes has been performed by the families themselves.

RIPR: Warren RI Named Great American Neighborhood

The town of Warren, Rhode Island has been named one of America’s 5 Great Neighborhoods.

The Day: Tiverton apartments an example for proposed Edgerton School project

Melissa Pacheco, a single mother of a 7-year-old daughter, says there is a certain stigma attached to public or subsidized housing because it often conjures images of unsavory characters. But she counts herself among “the good people on Section 8 that just need help.” “It’s just a few that lead to that stigma,” she said.

WPRI 12: Citizens Bank building new corporate campus in Johnston

Citizens Financial Group later this year will begin construction of a new corporate campus on an undeveloped parcel of land west of I-295 in Johnston.

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