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Spanish Daily Journal
     February 5, 2019      #39-36 sdj
Looking northeast, Doe Run dead ends just past Louise Drive in the Momence subdivision behind Berkot’s grocery store, where a low-income senior housing development was planned. The developer has withdrawn the proposal.

Plan for low-income housing pulled

Plan de vivienda de bajos ingresos retirado

MOMENCE — A Missouri developer has withdrawn its plan for a low-income, senior development in northeast Momence.

The decision followed the planning board’s rejection of the developer’s proposal last week.

Late last month, Springfield, Mo.-based Four Corners Development held a meeting to answer questions from the public about its proposed development in the neighborhood next to Berkot’s Super Foods. It would have consisted of 23 duplexes and a community building.

Most of the 75 people attending the meeting expressed opposition to the project. Neighbors said they feared ...

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