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Downtown District proposed zoning changes: Forum highlights; Hearings open Monday

February 20, 2021 08:24:38 PM
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The Board of Selectmen hosted a public forum on a plan for revitalizing downtown during their meeting last night.

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Downtown Initiative update: Selectmen holding forum Feb 16 on proposed zoning changes

February 5, 2021 01:47:49 PM
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At Annual Town Meeting, voters will be asked to adopt zoning changes proposed to revitalize the Downtown area. Here’s an update on the Town’s efforts.

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Meeting on Downtown “Village Mixed Use Zoning” bylaw – October 6

September 30, 2020 09:59:25 AM
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Next week, multiple Town boards will discuss status and next steps for a proposed Village Mixed Use Zoning (VMUD) bylaw.

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Planning and Selectmen endorse/adopt Housing Production Plan

June 9, 2020 05:21:28 PM
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The updated Housing Production Plan defines the Town’s goals for diversifying housing and lays out strategies to achieve them.

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Downtown zoning revamp postponed

January 31, 2020 02:32:23 PM

The Economic Development Committee won’t be bringing a zoning Article to Town Meeting voters in March.

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Update on Jan 27 Article hearings: EDC Working Session tonight; New materials posted

January 23, 2020 10:56:42 AM
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As I’ve previously posted, the Planning Board will hold public hearings for four proposed Town Meeting Articles on Monday night. For those interested, here are a few updates.

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Downtown Initiative: Zoning efforts update and “Roadshow” at Library

January 14, 2020 04:11:12 PM
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The Economic Development Committee plans to bring zoning changes to Town Meeting in March. Leading up to it, they’re trying to drum up public support.

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ZBA proposing zoning amendments for “Nonconforming uses, lots, and structures”

January 10, 2020 01:27:22 PM
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The Zoning Board of Appeals will ask voters to make edits to the zoning code at Town Meeting.

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Downtown Initiative: EDC & BOS joint meeting; Town pursuing grant for zoning assistance

May 21, 2019 09:54:39 AM
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The discussion this Thursday will follow up on a discussion at the May 7th BOS meeting. On that night, selectmen approved EDC’s pursuit of a state grant to help their efforts.

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Planning and EDC reach apparent compromise on plan to revise mixed-use zoning for Downtown Business Village

May 6, 2019 03:30:00 PM
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Last week, the Economic Development Committee and Planning Board came to a tentative consensus on rewriting zoning to “revitalize” the Downtown Business Village.

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Planning Board hiring consultants: 40B review, zoning revision help, and Open Space project

June 28, 2016 04:01:19 PM

The Planning Board is looking to contract consultants to help them move forward on important efforts.

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Planning Board hearing on bylaw next Monday

March 17, 2015 11:56:45 AM
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The Planning Board plans to present one bylaw to Town Meeting this April. But it may not be the one you were expecting.

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Town Meeting: Barn Hollow Open Space accepted; more controversial items up for vote tonight

April 17, 2014 11:27:34 AM
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Town Meeting had an estimated over 400 in attendance last night. (No official count yet.) Voters easily approved most articles addressed, including a controversial open space acceptance.

13 Articles still need to be addressed at the continued meeting, beginning 7:30 pm tonight at the Trottier Middle School auditorium.

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Town Meeting: Reference page, town report (with kids’ art) and an update on Warrant Articles

April 11, 2014 04:30:21 PM
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With the Annual Town Meeting quickly approaching, I posted a new page under the menu “Town Meeting & Election”. You can check the guide for easy reference to the warrant, a list of scheduled articles, and links to related stories.

Also, an update on some of the Warrant Articles scheduled for vote.

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