Letter: Expansion of sewer district for ‘senior park’ should be denied

To the Editor: In response to developer Marty Handshy’s proposal to expand the sewer district for a “senior park” on Danbury Road (“Condos, sewer expansion sought” Jan. 3 Press), my answer is an emphatic “No.” I oppose any expansion of the sewer district boundaries other than to address health issues created by existing homes with failing septic systems. I’ve lived … read more

Affordable housing: Great Hill Road subdivision gets approval

The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a three-lot subdivision on three acres of land at 28 Great Hill Road at its Dec. 18 meeting. The plan was submitted under the state’s 8-30g affordable housing law. A 2,000-square-foot home will be built on each of the lots, one of which will be restricted to buyers earning 60% of the state median … read more

Great Hill Road subdivision to include affordable housing, land donation

A trio of 2,000-square-foot, three-bedroom homes have been proposed to be built on a three-lot subdivision at 28 Great Hill Road. One of the homes would be set aside as affordable housing for a family making 60% of the state median income. That allows the subdivision to fall under the state’s affordable housing law, 8-30g, and lets the developer breakup … read more

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