Category Archives: Local Historic District Study

Local Historic District effort shelved

The Local Historic District Study Committee voted Monday night to recommend shelving the effort and passing over the warrant article seeking approval to create a Local Historic District in the town center. It was to be voted on at the … Continue reading

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The Economics of Historic Preservation

“In the long run the educational, cultural, aesthetic, social, and historical values of historic preservation are more important than the economic value. But as the great British economist John Maynard Keynes once said, “In the long run we’re all dead.” In the … Continue reading

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Final version of proposed Local Historic District Bylaw

Click here for the final proposed version of the Local Historic District Bylaw. This bylaw encourages preservation and protection of the historic assets in the town center. The draft has undergone substantial review and revision over the last few weeks … Continue reading

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Historic District Study Committee Modifies Proposed Boundaries

The following announcement was issued by the Local Historic District Study Committee last week. LHDSC Listens and responds: The Local Historic District Study Committee, in response to comments from town residents, has modified the boundaries of the proposed Local Historic … Continue reading

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Town Center Local Historic District: Draft Bylaw

From the Local Historic District Study Committee: The Local Historic District Study Committee has received, and continues to seek, input from a number of town residents, committee members and administrators.  This is a very open process and will continue with … Continue reading

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Take the Historic District Survey

Dear Bolton Property Owner, The Local Historical District Study Committee would like your input in establishing a local historic district in the center of Bolton. The Area (see map below) would include the existing National Historic District on Main Street … Continue reading

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Calendar: Local Historic District Study Committee forum, Monday, Dec 5

The Local Historic District Study Committee will host a town wide forum on Monday, Dec 5th, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, Harold E. Brown, Jr. Training Room.  This is an opportunity for town residents to hear what the … Continue reading

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Calendar: Local Historic District Study Committee, Monday July 25

The Local Historic District Study Committee will be meeting Monday July 25th, 7 to 8pm in the Town Hall.  If you are interested in joining this committee or learning more about its mandate come to the meeting or contact Iris … Continue reading

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Local Historic District Study Committee seeks members

Bolton’s Local Historic District Study Committee (LHDSC) is looking for volunteers interested in investigating and making recommendations on the application for a Local Historic District in Bolton.  LHDSC members should be available to attend meetings on the second and fourth … Continue reading

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Calendar: Planning Board and Historic Dist. Study Committee

There are two meetings of interest tonight relating to things we follow on this blog. The Planning Board is beginning to discuss the details of possible recommendations for a mixed-use overlay district (aka “village overlay”) at 8 p.m. this evening. Full … Continue reading

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