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Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Laurie Manley for the installation of a privacy fence at 187 Whiley Road (Assessor’s Parcel 131-18).  

Copies of the RDA are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.

Respectfully submitted,

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

6/14/2019 D

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION – HIGHWAY DIVISION

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC 

HEARING

Project File No. 608603

A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Main Street (Route 113) Transportation Improvement Project in Dunstable, MA.

WHERE:

Dunstable Town Hall, Grand Hall (main floor)

511 Main Street

Dunstable, MA 01827

WHEN: Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 PM

PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Main Street (Route 113) project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

PROPOSAL: The proposed project consists of improvements along Main Street (Route 113), from the vicinity of the Main Street/Pleasant Street intersection to approximately 750 feet east of Westford Street. The project includes roadway widening and pavement improvements; roadway intersection and access improvements; pedestrian and bicycle accommodation and accessibility improvements; roadway retaining wall, culvert and drainage system improvements; granite curb and hot mix asphalt berm installations; highway guardrail, signage and pavement marking installations; landscaping, and other incidental work.  The proposed roadway cross section will consist of 11-foot travel lanes and 4-foot paved shoulders. The project also includes new ADA compliant sidewalks with granite curbing on the southerly side of Main Street (Route 113), from the westerly project limits to the vicinity of the intersection with Westford Street (~1,500 feet of sidewalk improvements) and on the northerly side of the Main Street (Route 113), from the westerly project limits to the vicinity of the intersection with Common Street (~350 feet of sidewalk improvements).

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The Town of Dunstable is responsible for acquiring all needed rights in private or public lands. MassDOT’s policy concerning land acquisitions will be discussed at this hearing.

Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the hearing shall be displayed for public inspection and copying at the time and date listed above. Plans will be on display one-half hour before the hearing begins, with an engineer in attendance to answer questions regarding this project. A project handout will be made available on the MassDOT website listed below.

Written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the Public Hearing regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Roadway Project Management, Project File No. 608603. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked within ten (10) business days of this Public Hearing.  Project inquiries may be emailed to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us

This location is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, open or closed captioning for videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580), fax (857-368-0602), TTD/TTY (857-368-0603) or by email (MassDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us).  Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten (10) business days before the meeting.

In case of inclement weather, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted on the internet at http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/Highway/

JONATHAN GULLIVER

HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR

PATRICIA A. LVENWORTH,

P.E.

CHIEF ENGINEER

6/7, 6/14, 2019 A

Public Hearing Notice

Definitive Subdivision Plan and Special Permit –

Section 218-26 Flexible Development

In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 40A, §§ 9 and 11, M. G. L., and the Code of the Town of Groton, Chapter 218, the Groton Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 7:45 PM in the Town Hall to consider the applications submitted by R.D. Kanniard Homes, Inc. for approval of a Definitive Plan and a Special Permit under the provisions of Groton Zoning Bylaw Section 218-26 Flexible Development.  The project is located at 372 Townsend Road (Assessors’ Parcel 206-22) and will result in the subdivision of the existing 35.7-acre property on the northeasterly side of Townsend Road into nine individual house lots on a new road as shown on the plan entitled, “Definitive Subdivision & Flexible Development Plan, Groton, MA, Village Meadows, 372 Townsend Road” prepared by Ducharme & Dillis Civil Design Group, Inc., and dated May 30, 2019.

Copies of the application and plan are on file in the Planning Board office and the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability.  Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by contacting the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.  

GROTON PLANNING BOARD

George Barringer

Chairman

 June 7 & 14, 2019 C

Town of Groton

Planning Board Vacancy

As required by MGL Chapter 41, Section 10 and 11, there exists one (1) vacancy on the Groton Planning Board.  The appointment to fill the said vacancy shall be in a joint session with the Select Board and the remaining Planning Board Members at a Select Board Meeting to be held on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 7:15 PM in the Second Floor Meeting Room of the Groton Town Hall.   

All interested individuals shall complete a Committee Interest Form by 1:00 PM on Friday, June 21, 2019 and submit said form to the Office of the Town Manager, Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton.  Committee Interest Forms can be found at the Select Board’s Office on the second floor of the Groton Town Hall, or on the Town’s website: www.grotonma.gov. The Planning Board will conduct initial interviews at their regular meeting on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM.

Alison Manugian, 

Select Board Chair

George Barringer, 

Planning Board Chair

6/7/19, 6/14/19 D

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

PROJECT: 11,255.220 kw ground mounted solar PV electric generating system_ 

LOCATION: 0 Pleasant Street Dunstable, MA

PROPONENT: Borrego Solar Systems, Inc 

The undersigned is submitting an Environmental Notification Form (“ENF”) to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs on or before June 5, 2019.

This will initiate review of the above project pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (“MEPA”, M.G.L. c. 30, s.s. 61-62I). Copies of the ENF may be obtained from:

Borrego Solar Systems, Inc.

55 Technology Drive, Suite 102,

Lowell, MA 0185

David Albrecht

978-513-2621

dalbrecht@borregosolar.com

Copies of the ENF are also being sent to the Conservation Commission and Planning Board of Dunstable where they may be inspected. 

The Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs will publish notice of the ENF in the Environmental Monitor, will receive public comments on the project for 20 days, and will then decide, within ten days, if an environmental Impact Report is needed. A site visit and consultation session on the project may also be scheduled. All persons wishing to comment on the project, or to be notified of a site visit or consultation session, should write to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 900, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, Attention: MEPA Office, referencing the above project. 

By: David Albrecht, P.E.  c/o Borrego Solar Systems, Inc.

June 7, 2019 E 

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by G. Paul Markham for the removal of two trees at 116 Shelters Road (Assessor’s Parcel 132-1).  

   Copies of the RDA are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.

Respectfully submitted,

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

5/31/2019 A

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 6:45 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Laurence Hurley and Cathy Berse-Hurley for the renovation of an existing driveway at 315 Lost Lake Drive (Assessor’s Parcel 129-44).  

   Copies of the RDA are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.

Respectfully submitted,

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

5/31/2019  B

PUBLIC NOTICE

   The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 7:15 pm in the Town Hall, upstairs to convene the hearing for the application of Alexander Ream-Rodriguez, 4 New England Way, Suite 1, Ayer, MA 01432 for a special permit to allow the alteration of a non-conforming lot on Lot 228-1, 605 Longley Rd., Groton, MA.  Please refer to Section 218-6 and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law. This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.

Cynthia Maxwell

Chairman

May 31, June 6, 2019 C

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

   The Dunstable Conservation Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 10, 2019 at the lower level - Dunstable Town Hall, 511 Main Street, 6:40pm, to consider an Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD) filed by Leo Dumont for property owned by Leo Dumont, Stephen Dumont and Kevin Dumont and located at 39 Lowell Street, Maps: 17-4-1, 17-6-0, 17-6-1 and 17-13-0 to confirm wetland boundaries delineated on the property and shown on accompanying plans. This is a joint hearing under the requirements of MGL Ch. 131 §40 (as amended) and the Town of Dunstable Wetlands Protection Bylaw (as amended).  Plans are available on file in the Commission office in the Town Hall.

DUNSTABLE CONSERVATION COMMISSION

May 31, 2019 D

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Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

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