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SOUTH KINGSTOWN â€“ With a multitude of changes coming to Main Street in Wakefield, Ted Sanderson, executive director of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission will give an aptly timed talk next week entitled â€śWakefieldâ€™s Future: The Importance of Place.â€ť
As Post Acute Partnersâ€™ application to demolish the historic Larchwood Inn and replace it with a 61,500-square-foot Alzheimerâ€™s care facility is pending before the planning board, Sanderson will give an overview and update on historic preservation around Rhode Island.
â€śI will touch upon the importance of historic neighborhoods and historic town centers, like Wakefield,â€ť Sanderson said by phone Friday of his talk. â€śThese places are importance places within our communities where people live and work and they contribute to our stateâ€™s economy in many ways.â€ť
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