Keyword: Aquidneck Land Trust
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PORTSMOUTH — A hearing on a plan to build an O’Reilly Auto Parts next to the Dollar General on East Main Road was continued to May 18 by the Zoning Board of Review Thursday … more
PORTSMOUTH/MIDDLETOWN — The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) is hosting a meeting Thursday, April 6, to discuss recent concerns over the sections of the Sakonnet Greenway that involve Newport … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) moved one step closer to conserving and providing public access to 23 acres of “prime farmland” in the center of Aquidneck Island … more
PORTSMOUTH — “How many younger people want to be a movie star, or want to be an astronaut or something fantastic?” Louis Escobar says in the opening to “Forgotten … more
To the editor: Growing up in rural Middletown in the 1940s and 50s was a child’s delight. We had fields and farms to explore, animals to watch and sometimes chase (or be chased by), very … more
PORTSMOUTH — Lauren Flowers, a sixth-grade student at The Pennfield School, submitted a winning entry in the 2017 Aquidneck Land Trust Art and Writing Contest sponsored by Sixteen on … more
PORTSMOUTH — Residents living near the proposed Mt. Hope Park in the north end of town raised concerns over parking, trash, the property’s stability and the project’s overall … more
To the editor: Spruce Acres Farms is a centrally located, 23-acre property that is a contiguous parcel of scenic open space along the center island greenway in Middletown and Portsmouth Rhode … more
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