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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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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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Smith Property Sold To Bolton Conservation Trust

I am pleased to post the following updated announcement, issued by the Bolton Conservation Trust. A new chapter begins. Bolton Conservation Trust president, Al Ferry reports that BCT has purchased the Smith Property, located in the historic district in the center … 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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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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An Antique Fourth

Watching the Fourth of July parade pass along Main Street in Bolton last year. This antique house along the parade route dates to within a few years of the founding of the country. It was built around 1780 by Joseph … 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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Salt Box replacement in the works

Concept plans (above) for the redevelopment of the Salt Box property at 626 Main Street were informally presented at Wednesday night’s Planning Board meeting by Tom Geagan, a consultant working with the new owners. The short presentation occurred in the … Continue reading

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