Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The town will seek alternate traffic solutions with help from the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments.
- Jay Oza
Wednesday, January 30
An exclusion on heavy trucks on Golden Cove Road is unlikely thanks to advice given to the Chelmsford Board of Selectmen received from the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments. The board’s Vice Chairman Matthew Hanson updated the town on the status of the potential exclusion after discussing its feasibility with NMCOG. The potential truck exclusion gained no traction with NMCOG. “The state would most likely only grant that [truck exclusion] in extremely serious situations where there were a number of serious truck incidents recorded on that road,” Hanson explained. “We discussed this for probably about an hour with them; they shared some of the same concerns as the whole board has expressed already. “They thought that they might be …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The committee made numerous recommendations including conservation space, more public access, and a ban on hunting in the area.
- Jay Oza
Tuesday, January 29
Susan Carter, chairperson of the Oak Hill Study Committee, presented her committee’s final recommendations to the Chelmsford Board of Selectmen on Monday night. “I just want to thank all the committee members,” Carter began. “We were a diverse crowd with different backgrounds and different opinions and everyone managed to work together to form a compromise,” she informed the board and the meeting’s audience. “Everyone got to see the fruits of their labor,” she gleamed. Carter was proud to point out that the final recommendations were voted on unanimously, something that Board of Selectmen chairman Jon Kurland thought was worth pointing out. “I know it was a daunting task, maybe even more challenging by the fact that there were so many …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Chelmsford residents Stefani Bush and Karen Uttecht updated the town regarding relief efforts at last night's Board of Selectmen meeting.
- Jay Oza
Tuesday, January 8
Last night's Board of Selectmen meeting began with a moment of silence as residents Stefani Bush and Karen Uttecht spoke before the Chelmsford Board of Selectmen and discussed their efforts in supporting the victims of Saturday night’s fire at Woodcrest Condominiums which claimed the lives of two residents. Bush and Uttecht have organized relief efforts and centralized them with this Facebook page. They updated the town last night on what donations would be most useful. “We have so many clothes,” said Uttecht. “There are piles and piles at the senior center,” she explained. Uttecht, who spent hours with victims on the night of the tragedy, stated that there will be enough clothes to donate to other charities. “These families have very …