282 Quaker Highway

A boat still sits in the front yard of 282 Quaker Highway.

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A home at 282 Quaker Highway sits across the street from North Smithfield’s Department of Public Works. The home, originally build in 1932, rests on 2.19 acres of land, covering 2,926 square feet, with four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. It’s owned by Donald and Dorothy Desper, who bought it back in 1992 and have lived in it since.

According to land records reviewed by The Breeze, in July of 2007, the Despers received a notice of violation from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management in which they were notified that they had violated certain statutes and/or administrative regulations under RIDEM’s jurisdiction.

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Sounds like hoarders. So it’s a given that it will occur again and again. Sadly.

Rhode island stinks

But yet the town won’t do anything about the dumping and buried garbage in union cemetery

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