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Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington council seeks clarity on affordable housing tax question

Barrington council seeks clarity on affordable housing tax question

The Barrington Town Council is seeking a second opinion on whether municipalities are required to offer a tax break to non-profit developers of affordable housing projects. Westwood Lane resident Gary Morse recently brought the issue to the surface, questioning the appropriateness and legality of a tax abatement a prior council offered the East Bay Community

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

Barrington Planning Board: Fewer units at Palmer Pointe

The Barrington Planning Board is calling for a reduction in the number of housing units planned for the Palmer Pointe affordable housing development. At its meeting on Tuesday night, July 16, board members listened to some testimony presented by experts brought in on behalf of the residents’ group CODDER 02806. After closing the public hearing

A Walker Farm home in Barrington.

Barrington resident questions tax break for affordable housing projects

Gary Morse believes in affordable housing. He just has a problem with how it is currently being managed in this town. The Westwood Lane resident said there are a few significant issues that concern him, including the tax break extended by the town council to the non-profit agency that built Sweetbriar in West Barrington and

Letter: Affordable housing development runs counter to neighborhood’s character

To the editor: The people of Rhode Island are fortunate to live in a state with an abundant coastline, inlet bays, rivers and estuaries. Some of us are more fortunate to live in waterfront communities such as Narragansett, East Greenwich, Wickford and of course Barrington to mention a few. The uniqueness of our state given

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