The Metrowest Daily News reports today the Gulbankian family has decided to close the machine shop it operates on its Mt. Vickery Road property after battling the town over zoning issues for the past three years.
Unable to comply with a Zoning Board of Appeals ruling requiring them to make improvements to the property, the Gulbankians will shutter their J&M Machine Co. shop, their attorney said Thursday.
“We are no longer contesting the variance and special permit,” Angelo Catanzaro said.
Catanzaro said he sent a letter to Town Counsel Aldo Cipriano asking for some leeway in terms of a closing date. Technically, the town at the beginning of the month could have started fining the family hundreds of dollars a day for continuing to run the shop in violation of town bylaw.
You can read more in this article by the MWDN.