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East Providence Special Waterfront Development District Plan earns award

East Providence Special Waterfront Development District Plan earns award

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Special Waterfront Development District Plan was among those to receive Rhode Island Smart Growth awards at the 2014 Power of Place Summit, which took place on May 23 at the Convention Center in Providence. Grow Smart RI celebrated and recognized outstanding leaders, projects, and plans or policies that are accelerating

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Comp plan talks focus on East Providence waterfront

EAST PROVIDENCE — The city’s continued focus on its valued and valuable waterfront property was an overriding theme of four public forums hosted by the East Providence Planning Department and Council members in May, seeking input from residents on the development of a new Comprehensive Plan for coming years. Each of the city’s four wards and

A view from inside the new Tockwotton being built on the East Providence waterfront towards the Seekonk River.

East Providence’s Waterfront District is on an economic development roll

Established in 2004 by special State-approved enabling legislation, the East Providence Waterfront Commission’s overarching goal has been to facilitate the transformation of the East Providence waterfront into a model of urban revitalization. Now 10 years later, the Commission has demonstrated a proven track record of promoting a variety of economic development activities that have made

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