East Providence mayor says city will examine options on Metacomet property

EAST PROVIDENCE – Mayor Bob DaSilva said this week he is working with the city’s legal team to explore all options available to the city regarding Metacomet Golf Club, which is under contract for sale to a development company. The mayor, in a press release, said eminent domain is on the table but “a last…

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  1. It is my understanding that new owners had to assume millions in existing Metacomet debt, so the $750,000 sale price is misleading. They also paid for significant upgrades to the facility. To give your readers an idea of fair market value, you need to look at the cost paid by Churchill & Banks for the Kettle Point property across the street.