Friday, April 8, 2005
The Beacon, March 31
• DEP: Dump already capped
An Acton resident's research finds the Acton landfill already capped and closed according to the state Department of Environmental Protection. Town officials, who thought additional capping was still needed, want written confirmation from DEP. If this is the case, support for a Home Depot on the site will probably disappear.
Chelmsford Independent, March 31
• Facing shortfall, board looks at bus charges
The Chelmsford School Committee is considering adding a transportation fee of $200 per student to help close their budget shortfall.
Concord Journal, March 31
• Pols play waiting game
This fourth article in a series about Hanscom Air Force Base covers the efforts by state officials to try to keep the base open.
• Towns share priorities should base close
The Hanscom Area Towns Selectmen (HATS) have begun planning in case Hanscom AFB should close.
• DTI head: Mass. is essential
The Massachusetts Defense Technology Initiative (DTI) group is trying to help keep Hanscom AFB and Natick Labs open.
• Rec. Dept. sells first pool passes
The Concord Recreation Commission has set membership rates for the new Concord Carlisle pool, due to open in December.
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