Planning & Development

Stop Cranston From Hurting Itself

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by Josh Wood Sunday January 25, 2009

Call your city council rep and politely tell them that you’re opposed to zoning change they want to make to the Warwick Nurseries land. We can think of better ideas if given the time.

Council City-wide Council City-wide
Anthony Lupino 944-9856 John E. Lanni, Jr 946-7373
Council City-wide Ward 1
Mario Aceto 944-8672 Terence Livingston 785-2955
Ward 2 Ward 3
Emilio Navarro 781-9866 Paul Archetto 942-6275
Ward 4 Ward 5
Robert Pelletier 632-4411 Richard Santamaria, Jr 946-6709
Ward 6
Michelle Bergin-Andrews 942-8142
Abandoned Stop and Shop
Pictured: The abandoned Stop & Shop at Mashapaug Commons, just 2 miles as the crow flies from the proposed new store on Warwick Avenue
[where: 02910]

Comment

  1. The neighbors should be taking pictures of other businesses like the proposed one that reflects the debris and lack of care to prove that Cranston has no governance over their businesses once they allow them in. It was pathetic to hear the testimony the other night at the council meeting and NO residents were for this move. The CCRZD took a vote to turn down the variance based on the way it was written and to do more due diligence in that an traffic assessment (of recent..not of 8 yrs ago when it was first done for this specific S&S purpose) and ESA be explored. Santimaria said it’s what we need….that’s NOT what I heard from anyone except Cindy Fogarty. And even in her message…she seemed abstract that the message wasn’t clear.

    Thanks Josh!

    — Suzanne Arena · Jan 27, 08:00 PM · #



 

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