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EAST GREENWICH â€” Athletic fields come before dormitories. New England Institute of Technology officials told the Planning Board last Wednesday.
In receiving unanimous master plan approval for the former Rocky Hill Fairgroundsâ€™ anticipated development over the next five years, NEIT also presented its anticipated 20-year plan for development well in back of its property, beyond three planned academic buildings, three residences and one building that could serve either purpose.
Beyond wetlands the college would have to gain state Department of Environmental Management approval to cross, the long-term plan, designed by DiPrete Engineering, would include four buildings that could be used either for academics or dorms.
For more on this story, check out the Dec. 15 edition of the East Greenwich Pendulum.