Kent wrestles with plan to make a house a ‘convalescent home’

KENT — The Kent Planning and Zoning Commission at its September meeting will continue to discuss a proposal to convert a large private residence on Carter Road into a 16-resident convalescent home.

The clients of the home, according to minutes from the commission’s August meeting, will be “professionals coming from various places who are in recovery.”

Attorney Dolores R. Schiesel was at the meeting representing the owners of the property, who are listed as “the Roberti family.”

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