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Protesters voice anger over soil importation in Uxbridge

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 04:05:29 GMT

Area residents took to the street Wednesday afternoon to show their anger that importation of unregulated soil from construction sites in major urban areas is still going on, despite the issuance Feb. 1 of cease-and-desist orders by the zoning enforcement officer to the two soil projects in town. About a dozen people stood along bucolic South Street holding signs that carried such messages as, "Stop the sludge!" and "Dept.




Teens OK after car plunges into Uxbridge pool

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:09:50 GMT

UXBRIDGE Seventeen-year-old twin sisters escaped injury Wednesday morning while on their way to school when their car in ended up in a swimming pool at a home on Easy Street. No one was injured in the accident, which occurred about 7:45 a.m., according to Melanie Blodgett-O'Toole, public information officer for the Police Department.




As lawsuits threatened over soil projects, Uxbridge clarifies enforcement process

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 04:51:37 GMT

UXBRIDGE – Selectmen agreed Monday that the zoning enforcement officer had the authority to issue notices of zoning violations, issue cease-and-desist orders and go so far as to bring persistent noncompliance to a clerk magistrate. But if civil or criminal action were to be pursued beyond that over a zoning matter, approval from selectmen to enlist town counsel would be required.




Business | Friday Financial Five - January 27, 2017

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:05:19 GMT

While Republican leaders want health care reform, those changes can go in many directions. The movement to repeal it without a detailed replacement option may have lost steam.




Precision Engineering Talks of Benefits of In-House Powder Line

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:57:37 GMT

Liora Stone, the president of Precision Engineering in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, extolls the benefits of having an in-house powder coating line in a story published in the Worcester Business Journal Online. Stone said, "One of the big differentiators for us is lot of small- to medium-sized metal fabricators don't have in-house powder coating capabilities, which we do.




Uxbridge residents angry after soil discussion is tabled

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:26:26 GMT

UXBRIDGE – A scheduled discussion on soil importation reports for two soil reclamation projects was tabled before it began Monday. Selectmen had planned to discuss, among other things, whether the town should hire its own licensed soil professional to review reports filed with state environmental regulators by the projects' operators.