Newport Daily News: Newport Housing Authority awarded $980,000 for residents’ internet access

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Tommy Sheehan, president of the Hi-Lo Neighborhood Association, saw kids struggling to do homework in Donovan Manor and other public housing complexes during the early days of the COVID pandemic because they did not have an internet connection. That’s when he began his crusade to provide internet service for the residents of the Donovan Manor high-rise building on Chapel Street and the single-story low-rise buildings of Chapel Terrace across the street, as well as for other Newport Housing Authority residents at developments like Park Holm.

Read the full article on the Newport Daily News.

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