Five Things for Today in Chelmsford: Aug. 29
From Vinal Square to Kate's Corner, here are your Five Things for today in Chelmsford.
#1. Pictured: Meet Shelby from the Lowell Humane Society. Can you give her a home?
#2. Mass DEP Reports... that MassDEP entered into a Consent Order with a $9,000 Penalty involving Joseph P. Rivard, as president of J.P. Rivard, Inc. for Wetlands violations at 1 Ward Way in Chelmsford.
The property is the site of a commercial trailer sales business that stores, sells and services commercial trailers. After observing potential wetland encroachments while conducting a nearby site visit, MassDEP staff inspected the property and found a total of approximately 3,500 square feet of bordering vegetated wetlands had been filled in three separate locations, violations.
This Order requires a wetland resource area field delineation and a successful restoration plan that requires monitoring for up to five years.
Rivard has agreed to pay $4,500 of the Penalty and MassDEP has agreed to suspend the remaining $4,500 pending compliance."
#4. Half-Staff Notice: Please be advised that Governor Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 in honor of U.S. Army Major Steven Brothers of Arlington, Massachusetts.
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