Friday, May 13, 2005
The Beacon, May 5
• Consultant to monitor Quail Ridge Country Club
The Planning Board voted Tuesday night to approve a new regime of environmental monitoring at the Quail Ridge Country Club, after the club's developer argued that the current monitoring program was unreasonable and impractical. The club's operations will now be monitored by an independent environmental consultant.
Bedford Minuteman, May 5
• Hanscom Field hearing fails to reach altitude
Turnout for a public information meeting about the environmental status of Hanscom Field was dismal. Area activists assert that this is because their prior objections have had no impact on how Massport operates Hanscom Field.
Concord Journal, May 5
• "What if" plan for Hanscom discussed
What could happen at Hanscom Air Force Base if the military goes away was the topic under discussion on Thursday, April 28, at Bemis Hall in Lincoln. Three possible scenarios, based on information from various studies, reports, and input from almost 100 area residents in a previous workshop, were presented. The scenarios included keeping the base open and even adding more work.
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