Town Council rejects $234,972 PARC grant

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State grant refused in 5-3 vote on Monday By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — Fewer than 60 days after voting to pursue it, the Town Council voted tonight to reject a large grant to fund a proposed riverside park. After about one hour of discussion and debate, the Town Council voted 5-3 against […]

Riverside grant returns to Town Council vote Monday

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$234,972 PARC grant on the table By Shaun Moriarty & Laurie Schlatter Citizen Chronicle Writers shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — The next round of political fighting is expected to commence on Monday night as the Town Council votes on the acceptance of a state grant that would fund a proposed riverside park. Agenda Item No. 10 of […]

Selectmen give police power to enforce brewery traffic

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Temporary signs coming in ‘a week or so’ By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com CHARLTON — In an effort to curb dangerous traffic patterns, Selectmen unanimously voted to give police the authority to enforce a right-turn only sign located on private property outside Tree House Brewery. Town Administrator Robin Craver informed Selectmen on Tuesday […]

State Funding Awarded for Church Street Bridge Project in Leicester

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BOSTON – Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) and Representative Kate D. Campanale (R-Leicester) announced that the Town of Leicester has received state funding to support the Church Street Bridge project through the Municipal Small Bridge Program. Last year, the Town submitted a request for funding to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to replace the […]

Grafton News: 2nd medical marijuana business to appear at Selectman meeting

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A Boston-based non-profit is proposing to build a 30,000-to-40,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation and processing facility — and create up to 50 new jobs — in CenTech Park for a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in Lynn. Olde World Remedies, Inc.’s representatives will appear before the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday seeking a non-opposition letter, the required first […]