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Thorndike Place discussions continue

Mugar site, Google EarthMugar: Most of it is the triangular tract west of Thorndike Field. / Google Earth

UPDATED Nov. 21: Final deliberations aimed at reaching a decision about the comprehensive permit for Thorndike Place, the housing plan proposed for the Mugar site near Route 2, appear to be nearing an end. Zoning Board of Appeals' discussions took place Nov. 11, 16 and 18.

They continue 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22. Register for the meeting here >> 

Read summaries of recent meetings by Steve Revilak, a ZBA member who provides meeting notes as a public service. Read about the sessions of Nov. 18, Nov. 16 and Nov. 11.. 

The Arlington Land Trust, a nonprofit advocacy group protecting open space, wrote in an newsletter Nov. 15:

The most recent revised draft decision, dated Nov. 11, 2021, "reflects changes made at that session. Among other things, a condition has been added to the draft stating that a conservation restriction on the 12 conservation acres must be in place prior to project completion and occupancy. However, there is no express requirement that the conservation parcel be transferred to the town or an organization approved by the town, which ALT believes is the only viable approach."

Comprehensive Permits: Thorndike Place
See the entire Nov. 11 broadcast on ACMi:


Nov. 3, 2021: Steve Revilak's meeting summary

 

Oct. 28, 2021: Steve Revilak's meeting summary


This news announcement was published Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, and updated Nov. 21.

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