Open Space http://ripr.org en Rocky Point to be purchased by the state http://ripr.org/post/rocky-point-be-purchased-state <p>The State’s offer to purchase the remaining 82 acres of land at Rocky Point in Warwick for $9.65 million has been approved by the US District Court.&nbsp;</p><p>If there are no appeals after 30 days, the land will be bought using funds from the $10 million Open Space Bond, approved by voters in 2010.</p><p>Once the state owns the land it will be developed for public recreation using $2.5 million set aside by Governor Lincoln Chafee in his 2014 budget proposal.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:24:11 +0000 John Bender 10306 at http://ripr.org