First off, congratulations are in order to Shari Hewes, her family and the staff of . The store and family are They’re hosting a free flower show to mark the occasion, which is open to the public. The flower show features other events that took place in 1912 when Holdrige’s started up, did you know Fenway Park was built in 1912?
And, is the dinner in town! were counting down the days until they could return for more. Valentino’s is serving corned beef and cabbage dinner through the weekend.
Faculty and staff at the grew concerned after hearing talk that students were interested in trying the Cinnamon Challenge and promptly took action. Principal Chella, the nurse and health teacher wanted to get the word out about the possible health risks involved. and they sent home warnings to parents.
Randy Dalton, the town’s building official, said that on March 5. The builder, New England Construction Corp, is asking to build a 13,658 square-foot structure at 1657 Route 12 in Gales Ferry. The estimated value of the building is $680,000.
Along those same lines, the who want to make a significant and meaningful impact on the town. Chairman Eric Treaster described the work to be mostly technical but with the intent of striking a balance between the needs and rights of property owners, neighbors and the town.
Patch reported on how a group of residents combined efforts and , which is going to be rebuilt this April. The tree was scheduled to be removed by the Department of Public Works but, being on a scenic road, the commission needed a majority of residents’ approval, which they did not.
“I strongly object to the removal of the 12 posted trees on Rose Hill Road a town designated Scenic Road (Ordinance 29),” wrote Amy Willcox. “In particular, the removal of the approximately 300 year old Ash tree across from 94 Rose Hill Road would be an irreplaceable loss to the scenic nature and character of the road.”
Director of Public Works Steve Masalin received a handful of letters expressing the same sentiment, which were all read aloud in a public hearing where additional comments were also expressed by Rose Hill Roa residents. However, prior to the hearing, Masalin announced that he had found a way to reconstruct the road without bothering the tree or its roots and that the tree will not be removed.
The was on the agenda this week and a public hearing was going to be scheduled but after some review the Administration Committee decided to review it some more. Committee Chairman Stephen Eichelberg said he didn’t want to create another “onerous ordinance” and he wanted the ordinance to be carefully written. The item is expected back on the agenda in a couple months.