News from the Woonasquatucket
Some news about the Woonasquatucket River Greenway project that came across the NBW mailing list:
It seems that the Mayor of Johnston wants to to prevent the
continuation of the Woonasquatucket Greenway into and through his
He has discounted the input of non-residents and only considers the
opinions of voters – right now the nimbys along the proposed greenway.
If you are a resident of Johnston we need you to keep on top of this
situation. If you have the inclination you can write or email the
Mayor about this issue. We need to counter the influence of the nay
sayers who fear that marauding thieves will plunder their
neighborhoods on bikes.
I wasn’t in the area at the time the EBBP was built, but from what I hear, these concerns are similar to those raised prior to the EBBP. I doubt there are many people who now look at the EBBP as a blight on their neighborhood.
If you live in Johnston, here is your call to action.