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New auction business to start today


NORTH STONINGTON — A new auction business, Gallery 323, will begin operations today at 323 Clarks Falls Road. The first auction is scheduled to start at 5 p.m., with a preview at 4 p.m.

Auctions will be for “a little bit of everything,” said auctioneer Bob Ward, with an emphasis on antiques, estates, and even farm equipment. They will be held once a month for now, he said, with the possibility of twice a month in the spring.

Ward, who has been running auctions for 35 years, said he used to do mainly estate auctions. When people would approach him with just a few items to auction, he’d have to turn them down, he explained. But with these monthly auctions, sellers will be welcome to sell just a few things. Anyone with an item to sell should call Ward at 401-377-4632 to see if it is suitable for the auction.

The auctions will be held in a building which already contains a Subway restaurant, which will remain.

Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission, which voted unanimously to approve the auction business last week, seemed most concerned about potential parking issues if the auctions are successful. Overflow parking will be on the south lawn of the 8-acre property, and the commission required building owner Stano Trombino of Ashaway to see that a parking attendant will be available whenever the overflow parking is used, Should even more parking be needed, Trombino said he will make other arrangements.

lrovetti@thewesterlysun.com



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