Some of Providence’s poorest neighborhoods are attracting developers. Residents want a say in what happens next.

CLEARED TO BUILD: Dwayne Keys, chairman of the South Providence Neighborhood Association, stands outside the former Flynn Elementary School on Blackstone Street, where a developer has proposed a $30 million to $40 million mixed-use project. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
CLEARED TO BUILD: Dwayne Keys, chairman of the South Providence Neighborhood Association, stands outside the former Flynn Elementary School on Blackstone Street, where a developer has proposed a $30 million to $40 million mixed-use project. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Doug Victor, a 32-year resident of the Elmwood neighborhood in South Providence, wants to encourage economic development there that will help create jobs and services…

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