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Government gives URI gift with great potential

September 29, 2012

Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Last week the state’s Board of Governors for Higher Education voted to approve the federal government’s gift to URI of a small waterfront parcel on Allen’s Harbor, adjacent to the municipal marina.
Although the school has used the 1.8-acre site for 20 years – most recently as a base for its Ocean Engineering program – and some research vessels employ a dock there, the area has a rundown appearance.

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