Central Falls prevails in legal fight with Western Oil

The case of Western Oil Inc. vs. City of Central Falls has been resolved — at least for now — with a court victory by Central Falls.

Superior Court Justice Richard D. Raspallo on Monday declined to overturn a 2021 decision by the city’s zoning board that denied Western Oil permission to build nine new 30,000-gallon oil storage tanks at its 1 Duchess Way property near the Lincoln line.

“I am thrilled that the Superior Court upheld the decision of our zoning board,” Mayor Maria Rivera…


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