Pawtucket wins long fight to block transfer station

MATERIAL USED for track maintenance sits in a Pawtucket freight yard where a transfer station for construction trash was proposed. The city and other opponents recently won a court ruling blocking the proposed project at the junction of Goff and Pine streets. /
MATERIAL USED for track maintenance sits in a Pawtucket freight yard where a transfer station for construction trash was proposed. The city and other opponents recently won a court ruling blocking the proposed project at the junction of Goff and Pine streets. /
City planners and revitalization advocates in Pawtucket are applauding a R.I. Supreme Court decision earlier this month that, they say, will keep a heavy industrial use out of a downtown that is becoming increasingly residential and retail-oriented. The decision was part of a long-running battle that began in 2002 between the city and Pawtucket Transfer…

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