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Pawtucket Puts Planning On Tv, Chester Smolski Sep 1991

Pawtucket Puts Planning On Tv, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"When the Rhode Island Comprehensive Planning and Land Use Regulation Act was passed by the General Assembly in 1988, the state became one of a handful of states that sought to bring order out of the chaos of development. The results of that legislation are slowly starting to emerge.

The original law stipulated that by the end of 1990, each city and town would file with the state a comprehensive plan which addressed nine elements. Subject to state approval to ensure compatibility with state goals and policies, the plans will allow communities to better deal with problems related to growth."


Impressions Of Providence, Chester Smolski Oct 1977

Impressions Of Providence, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"A recent Letter to the Editor of this newspaper pointed out part of the problem of our capital city. Whether one agrees with the writer or not, it is important to consider what he said because this is the image of the city which he carried away with him."


Community Control: Rebuttal, Chester Smolski Oct 1975

Community Control: Rebuttal, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The problem of fire was very real to the early settlers of this country. For this reason, in 1626, it was decreed that thatched roofs on houses no longer would be allowed in the Plymouth Colony. Early New York, in 1648, stipulated that wooden chimenys no longer could be built on houses. These were early attempts at control over individuals by the community, in this case, for fire protection.


Let Citizens Shape The City, Chester Smolski Nov 1974

Let Citizens Shape The City, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"On November 22 in the Bishop McVinney Auditorium, approximately 225 residents of Providences assembled to suggest the means by which this city could become a better place in which to live."