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ZBA OKs signage requests

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Wakefield News | Comments Off on ZBA OKs signage requests

Published in the January 14, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — Liberty Mazda at 81 Bay State Rd. will be changing its signage, including the familiar, tall white sign that faces Route 128. Last week, the Zoning Board of Appeals approved proposed sign modifications as part of Mazda’s corporate rebranding. Representing the car dealership, attorney Brian McGrail explained last Wednesday that the request involved taking down the existing 15-foot tall white freestanding sign with blue letters that can be seen from the highway. A new two-sided sign of...

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The journey begins

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Front Page: January 11, 2019

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State of the Schools Jan. 16

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Published in the January 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Educators invite the public to a State of the Schools presentation and Parent/Community Budget Forum on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Galvin Middle School’s Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Supt. of Schools Doug Lyons and Business Administrator Michael Pfifferling sent an invitation out to parents Wednesday. The event will be an opportunity to hear about all that is happening in the Wakefield Public Schools and the emerging budget priorities for the 2019-2020 school-year. “Following a short presentation, audience members...

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Back to the drawing board for Tarrant Lane

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Published in the January 10, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The 190-unit, 40B project proposed for Tarrant Lane isn’t going to fly unless major changes are made to its size, style and design. That was the overarching message from the Zoning Board of Appeals last night to the development group headed by by Anthony Bonacorso. The ZBA assigned a subcommittee to work with the developer and come up with different design options before the next hearing in February. Last night’s hearing session was focused on the architecture and...

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The town and the city

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Published in the January 10, 2019 edition. By MARK SARDELLA Once upon a time, there was a perfect little town that had the perfect number of people living in the perfect number of homes. That perfect little town had a perfect little downtown with the perfect number of perfect little shops, selling perfectly adorable items to the perfect number of customers. Then, the town fathers let the big, bad, greedy developers come in. They built giant apartment and condominium buildings everywhere and turned the perfect little town into a...

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Front Page: January 10, 2019

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Tarrant Lane hearing continues tonight

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Published January 9, 2019 By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The Zoning Board of Appeals hearing on the the 190-unit 40B rental project proposed for Tarrant Lane will continue tonight in the first floor conference room at Town Hall. The proposed development is just over the Hopkins Street Bridge near the Reading line. The Board of Appeals held the first public hearing on the Tarrant Lane project November 14, 2018. Anthony Bonacorso of Middleton-based Bonacorso Construction and Development purchased the 3.75 acre site in 2017 for $3.6 million from the...

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Front Page: January 9, 2019

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Front Page: January 8, 2019

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