Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:02:46 GMT
State environmental officials were on site last Wednesday at a former gravel pit that is being filled with reclaimed soil largely from Eastern Massachusetts construction sites, Town Manager David A. Genereux told selectmen Tuesday. Staff members from the state Department of Environmental Protection and the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program asked a few questions of the operator's representatives at the Rolling Hills project, 775 Millville Road. But discussion at the site visit generally revolved around minor adjustments to placement of the soil, according to Mr. Genereux.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 23:39:38 GMT
Steve Butler in the barn he is renovating to shoot his TV show "The Garage with Steve Butler," a PBS show, Tuesday. "It is kind of like Popular Mechanics for people who like woodworking projects in their home."
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:00:47 GMT
Born in Montreal, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Thomas F. and Lauretta Gorman and the wife of Normand G. Martel, to whom she had been married for the past 23 years. She had also been the wife of the late Richard Lacroix, who died in 1990.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:22:26 GMT
Selectmen and a grass-roots group have been working toward a bylaw proposal for fall town meeting to regulate soil importation, but this week the state attorney general's office threw the town a curve ball by issuing its approval of an earlier citizen's petition that would prohibit such operations. Article 20 on the May 10 town meeting warrant was a citizen's petition to amend the zoning bylaws by adding under the list of prohibited uses, "8.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:16:45 GMT
UXBRIDGE – Selectmen voted 3-1 Monday to amend a proposed bylaw that would allow for the first time local regulation of soil fill operations. The proposed bylaw, which would amend the excavation general bylaw, needs a two-thirds majority vote to pass at fall town meeting Oct. 25. A separate article sponsored by selectmen would also require the zoning bylaws to be amended to include soil importation in the table of use regulations.