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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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Planning Board: Salt Box concept would require zoning change

The new owners of the Salt Box complex came before the Planning Board on Wednesday evening with a conceptual sketch of ideas for the redevelopment of the property. The sketch, shown below, is the same as the one shown briefly … 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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Calendar: Planning Board—the long view

If you are interested in these kinds of questions—what are the impacts of growth and preservation in the I-495 region, where should development be directed in our community, what land is a priority for protection—then you should come to the … 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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Survey says: no major changes to center of town

On Monday evening the Economic Development Committee reported the results of their recent town-wide survey. This is an effort we’ve been following because the survey focuses considerable attention on Main Street and the town center. I’m posting the presentation here … Continue reading

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Smith Forum broadcast available on demand

In case you missed it, this important forum is available for viewing at any time here. (This on-demand capability is, as I understand it, new and being piloted by BATCO…what a great thing they are doing!) Below are the slides that … Continue reading

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Calendar: Smith property public forum, update

An agenda has been issued for the public forum to discuss the Smith property, scheduled for this Wednesday evening, March 2, at 7:30 pm at the library. I think it will be a very interesting evening. —Roland Time Description 7:30  … Continue reading

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Salt Box redevelopment

The mostly vacant Salt Box building may be “demised,” a consultant representing the new owners told the Planning Board at an introductory meeting on January 26. The complex was auctioned last November under foreclosure. The consultant, Tom Geagan of Regional … 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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