Block Island Times

Board members emotional over Cherry Hill Lane lottery

UPDATE: The Housing Board announced the five winners of homes in the Cherry Hill Lane development at Town Hall last night. They are (in order of selection): Bernice Johnson, Joe DeMatteo, Shannon and Louis Marsella, Jessica Wood, and Vivian Donis and Jorge Morales. Johnson and DeMatteo won a two-bedroom home, while the other three winners won three-bedroom homes. 
The following story is from the board’s meeting on Tuesday night:
“Nerve wracking.” “Heartbreaking.”
That’s how members of the Housing Board described the lottery where five affordable

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