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And the food was good too

Over 50 town center residents and friends gathered at Davis Hall on a Sunday evening earlier this month for an old-fashioned neighborhood get together. The invitation called it a “We Love Our Neighborhood Potluck Dinner.” It was wet and raw … Continue reading

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Anchors away

So I took a couple of roads trips recently to see if I could get a feel for ways tasteful commercial development can occur in a small New England town center, and also how/if it can co-exist with the residential … Continue reading

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When it rains it pours

The ┬ámulti-tenant property known as The Salt Box, a Main Street commercial landmark, is expected to be offered at a foreclosure auction next Wednesday, August 11. Details are here. In addition to the commercially zoned 2.64 acres indicated in the … Continue reading

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Good in the hood

A few well-meaning folks, arguing in support of scaled-up commercial development in the town center, have recently asserted that the center today is not actually a residential neighborhood, after all. One suggested that it’s not really even a village. My … Continue reading

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