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Open Space Up For Grabs

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by Floating Deer Head Friday September 24, 2010

Forest in Cranston by J WoodHey, Floating Deer Head here. My detached head can only mean one thing: open space. There’s a proposal in front the Cranston City Council that will protect 50 acres of it, and it needs your support.

The proposal, which will save farmlands and forest near Natick Avenue, is special because most of the money to buy the land will come from outside sources, including $600,000 from the US Natural Resource Conservation Service. The city will only pay $300,000 with funds already accumulated from building impact fees. This is a rare opportunity for Cranston to protect open space with minimal investment. 50 acres for $300,000 is a bargain.

The proposal is up for review at this Monday’s city council meeting at 7pm in City Hall. Tell your council rep that this proposal is a must, or go to the meeting to support it in person.

Thanks, and happy fall.






Yeah, I know sumer’s officially gone, but it’s not all that bad. Think about the floating deer heads on Titan. Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, just emerged from seven earth years of winter.

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Hey, Floating Deer Head here. I just wanted to let you know that there’s an opportunity for Cranston to protect 50 acres of farmlands and forest on Natick Avenue. The proposal is up for review at this Monday’s city council meeting at 7pm in City Hall. Details on the click.

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