Tag Archives: Design Guidelines

Selectmen review Salt Box plans

The Board of Selectmen met last Thursday with the new owners of the Salt Box property and reviewed proposed conceptual renderings for a commercial redevelopment of the familiar site at 626 Main Street. The new site plan identifies the project … Continue reading

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Calendar: Planning Board, Wednesday 1/26

The Planning Board is meeting tomorrow evening, Wednesday, January 26, weather permitting. Agenda is here. Items of interest relating to topics followed on this blog include: 1) at 7:40 p.m., a representative of new owner of the Salt Box property … Continue reading

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Planning Board sets initial focus for village zoning study

The Planning Board on Wednesday established initial focus areas for the MAPC consultants working on the village zoning project that we’ve been following here. The project has two components: 1) research possible design review guidelines for defined areas of town, … Continue reading

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Calendar: Planning Board Wednesday 10/13

On the Planning Board agenda for Wednesday, October 13, is a 30-minute slot starting at 8:30 p.m. to discuss the mixed use/design guidelines project. Town Planner Jennifer Burney indicated today that the purpose of this agenda item is to bring … Continue reading

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Brownfield Redevelopment Toolbox

During the audience comment portion of the discussion about mixed use/design guidelines at last week’s Planning Board meeting, Bob Roemer recommended that the Board and anyone who is interested take a look at a document called the Brownfield Redevelopment Toolbox, … Continue reading

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Planning Board kicks off mixed-use/design guideline study

There was a fundamental question raised at last night’s Planning Board meeting: should we encourage or allow new commercial development in the town center at all? The Planning Board kicked off its mixed-use/design guideline study last night in a well-attended … Continue reading

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Calendar: Planning Board, August 25

It’s been quiet lately, the height of summer, but we expect things to pick up starting next week. The Planning Board meets next on Wednesday, August 25 at 7:30 pm. Item of interest on the agenda is the start of … Continue reading

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Planning Board discussion: update

The Planning Board voted this evening (7/28/10) to approve moving forward with the MAPC consultant’s proposal, as referenced in the post below. Much of the hour+ discussion was devoted to exploring the various scenarios that could play out relating to … Continue reading

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