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Town abandons road extension despite subdivision’s approval: $800,000 settlement

Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

November 7, 2016

The plaintiff gardening nursery was headquartered in Middletown with another location in Portsmouth. The plaintiff received Planning Board approval for a subdivision at the Portsmouth location, conditioned upon the use of the Heidi Drive Extension as a second means of egress. Despite knowing about the approval and over the plaintiff’s objection, the town of Portsmouth abandoned the …

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