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Bristol Phoenix: Board throws cold water on Old Orchard Farm housing plan

Last Thursday night’s Planning Board meeting last well into the evening as two major development proposals, Old Orchard Farm and Longfield (see separate story), were subject to a passionate debate between concerned residents, hopeful applicants and skeptical board members.

RWU: 2018 Fall Reception & Colloquium

Fall Reception & Colloquium to be held on October 18, 2018 at 6:00PM.

WhatsUpNewp: After nearly three decades since mandating affordable housing minimums, only five of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns achieve standards

The headline reads: “It’s the New Form of Affordable Housing … more people are living in their cars.” Or, as Russ Partridge at Westerly’s Warm Center suggests, it’s campgrounds during the summer, and panic as summer ends and families scramble for more permanent homes, as the school year approaches.
Barbara Jordan II: Community Meeting on 10/15 at Amos House

Barbara Jordan II: Community Meeting on 10/15 at Amos House

Barbara Jordan II Community Meeting on 10/15 from 6:00 - 8:00PM at Amos House (460 Pine Street, Providence, RI)

ProJo: ACLU challenges R.I. high court rule restricting nonprofits

A Massachusetts fair housing advocacy group is arguing that a Rhode Island Supreme Court rule requiring that nonprofit organizations only represent indigent clients is preventing it from providing legal assistance to people who are facing housing discrimination.

NK Standard Times: Planning commission supports affordable housing amendment

The planning commission voted to recommend the town council amend the town’s affordable housing ordinance and modify the area median income (AMI) threshold in the North Kingstown town ordinance to align with the state’s AMI, which is 120 percent AMI. The town’s affordable housing designation is currently 80 percent AMI.

The Valley Breeze: Scouts camp out to help homeless

Focusing on helping women in need, members of Girl Scout Troop 922 graduated from juniors to cadets last Saturday, Sept. 15, after earning their Bronze Award.

RWU: State of the University

On behalf of President Workman, attached is the State of the University report. This report includes 2017-2018 accomplishments and key initiatives for the 2018-2019 year.

RI SOS: Celebrate National Voter Registration Day!

Celebrate National Voter Registration Day by checking your voter registration status.

RICH: Announcing Award Winners! 30th Anniversary & Award Breakfast

RICH is so excited to announce our award winners at the 30th Anniversary and Award Breakfast.

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