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Mugar project opponents raise $9,515 of $50k goal in legal fight

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UPDATED July 24: The Coalition to Save the Mugar Wetlands has set an initial target of $50,000 to support the efforts of the residents of East Arlington who filed suit last year to prevent the construction of Thorndike Place, a 124-unit, four-floor rental building near documented wetlands.

Since June 30, the group has raised $9,515.

Arlington Town Meeting and the Select Board do not support this development. Neighborhood residents say they have spent about $18,000 in legal fees to date.

For further details at the coalition's Go Fund Me effort, click here >> 

Neighborhood kids held a pop-up lemonade stand on the Minuteman Bike Path near Thorndike Field to help raise funds >>

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