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‘Residences at the Preserve’ appeal moved to State House

‘Residences at the Preserve’ appeal moved to State House

The State Housing Appeals Board will begin hearing an appeal of the Residences at the Preserve early next month. The Barrington Planning Board shot down the proposed George Street development last year citing concerns with density and the loss of the neighborhood’s historic character, among other issues. Local preservationists have also expressed concern with the

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington Planning Board wants archaeological study at Bluemead Farm

The Barrington Planning Board unanimously approved Bluemead Farm’s master plan submission Tuesday night though the developer will have to fund some archaeological work for the proposal to move forward. Town planner Phil Hervey said the planning board wants a Phase I archaeological survey of the site, as recommended by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and

East Bay Community Development Corporation's plans for the proposed development Palmer Pointe include 50 units.

Plenty of questions about Palmer Pointe

Barrington residents still have a lot of questions about Palmer Pointe and on Tuesday, a few dozen people packed into Barrington Public Library looking for answers. The Barrington Planning Board, Technical Review Committee and Housing Board of Trustees hosted a pre-application meeting with representatives of the East Bay Community Development Corporation. While the EBCDC has

East Bay Community Development Corporation's plans for the proposed development Palmer Pointe include 50 units.

Palmer Pointe meeting is tonight

The Barrington Planning Board will meet with East Bay Community Development Corporation representatives for a pre-application meeting on Palmer Pointe tonight. The meeting will be held in Barrington Public Library beginning at 7 p.m. Palmer Pointe is a 48-unit affordable housing development slated for land currently occupied by Sowams Nursery. Pre-application meetings do not typically

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

State Preservation Commission calls for archaeological survey of ‘Bluemead Farm’

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission believes an archaeological survey should be performed at the site of proposed housing development on Chachapacasset and Beach Roads in Barrington. The sub-division, known as Bluemead Farm, is scheduled for a hearing with the Barrington Planning Board Wednesday, Jan. 2. In mid-November, the commission sent a letter

East Bay Community Development Corporation's plans for the proposed development Palmer Pointe include 50 units.

Barrington meeting on Palmer Pointe canceled

A joint meeting of Barrington’s planning board and technical review committee scheduled for Thursday evening has been canceled. The meeting was slated to serve as a concept plan pre-application meeting on a proposed development known as Palmer Pointe, which calls for the construction of 50 affordable housing units on Sowams Road. The session was re-scheduled

East Bay Community Development Corporation's plans for the proposed development Palmer Pointe include 50 units.

In Barrington, plans surface for Palmer Pointe Neighborhood

  A new development slated for the Sowams Nursery property on Sowams Road will be discussed at a special planning board meeting on Sept. 27. At that meeting, representatives for the East Bay Community Development Corporation (EBCDC) — the agency proposing the work — will share the proposed site plan for Palmer Pointe Neighborhood. The

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