When APA proclaimed a neighborhood in the smallest town in the smallest county in the smallest state a Great Neighborhood in America, U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) was there in Warren to mark the occasion.
He called the moment a “real tribute to local leadership who engaged in smart planning, working closely with the business community, government leaders, and good planning principles to create a vibrant and exciting downtown.”
In recent years, mayors and city managers, state legislators, and U.S. congressmen and women have joined together to celebrate the planning successes in communities large and small.
APA is accepting nominations for 2019 Great Places in America candidates now through April 17.
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Emily Pasi is APA's public affairs manager.