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Acton Beacon (Newspaper) - October 10, 1963, Acton, Massachusetts m ft IEWSPAPER Only Nowspapr Printed Locally jl NUMBER 32 The BEACON October Price MctonSchoolLand Gets 2nd Chance Wednesday Date Set As Damp Issue Simmers Back To 13th Thfc calling of active part in the dump problem bo put before the special meeting November moved back a week to Nov M6ynard Select until a controversy aross over use j lhfi on the other of the Quartermaster Corps Ammun1 ition Dump as a possible men at Tuesday to Residnts in the area balked al j allow more time to conform with th possibility of having a dump lo legal requirements the the town In announcement 6f the altefr meeting in that the Taylor Road Am ion Dump location is an ex ve stopgap measure iiml that town should only concent rate on i niw on of ths better resj tno land which ad KUiitial neighborhoods of the town and at the thought of trucks trav elling up and down aVrond where Ule n Wlnllt thPrP nr i sanitary fill operations and Uh executive chairman of fere were large of chil r drn still the erection of an mcm I eiHlor at a later The purchiise Ihe disagreed with the lhly lwnperiv wnM DPW as to the wisdom of ths loca1 Albanian stated to meet thejtegal requirements calling and a The or iginaldate of November 4 did not allow enough the new date will be on a BATfLE LOOMS The delay will not bring the Board ofPublic Works and the Selectmen nearer together in their dispute over who has jurisdiction tp negotiate the purchase of land for a new Hay Sheridan told the BEACON that Selectmens bid to negotiate tion and requested that the town try j to buy additional at the presunt dump owned by Grace When Boeske was approached on the the Selectmen re ported that she was favorably dis posed to negotiating on the sale of the The DPW claims that COUI D BE TOO HIGH members of the DPW fear that the cost of th Boeske land might be prohibitively high and wish to offer the townspeople an al At the both boards are at loggerluads over what to dp and ed which is near Boeskes on the land was purely political not be Possible and it wasnt until and vowed that he would fight them i Quartermaster land was suggest to the last A If the Selectmen want to play I will fjght them tooth and nail and put on top when they inquired about the land I who should do The wrangling be they came away with the tween the two departments has impression that a purchase might caused both sides to reach an im passe with the result that both could end up submitting the same Lent Warns of Water Supply Winter Woes MAYNARD The water level at Whites Maynards has dropped back to the point it was before the recent according to Superintendent of Public Works Donr aid The water level is now back to j 9 and a half inches above the dan ger where it was before the Lent reported when contacted by the He said that j there is a possibility that we may be out of water in the middle of The problem is that the pond is not ihere is no stream leadng the pond which j must be fed by Right now the j soil the pond is dry so that the i springs have no Lnt pointed out that while there i is no danger that the watr will run j Police Station And Library Plans Are Among 45 Articles Conant Set TO OpPOSe alticlis second article j on the warrant would authorizethe School Land Article out because of the dapth of the the is nearing that critical point above the stand pipe where air be gins to enter the causing a vacuum and halting the water At the the water level is inches above this critical The failure of the pond to signifi cantly recover as a result of the re home that the prospects of a article for approval by the townscent rains may mean that the water chase appeared to become i The Board of Selectmen been The DPW CflWunissipneir stated contacted by Boeskes attorn that he did not know why the Select1 according Selectman Pat Don men wanted to negotiate the chase land or to submit the but snapped that it was the DPWs since the dump comes under the jurisdiction of the Public Works He charged ihat the dispute arose from the DPWs refusal to permit the Selectmen to lease Summer Hill ovan and the Board will attempt to If this does there is some question as to whose willbe admit ted for The DPW has indicated that it will consider going to court even to have its article i ban will have to remain in force The Superintendent states that wa ter consumption has risen slightly as a result of the warmer weather ACTON SCHOOL LAND The 45 acre tract shown in solid black encompasses the area that the Acton School Committee proposes to obtain through eminent domain proceedings provided the townspeople approve the mfve at the special town meeting set for next Monday The grid pattern indicates additional land which the Com mittee unsuccessfully tried to obtain at the September 9th town The land being sought is owned by Brew ster Conant of Illinois who does not wish to arrive at a cost figure to present lo considered the townspeople at the special town WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY The DPW insist that it is their The final outcome of this struggle cooperate with the DPW to hold wa ter usage to a The water ban has been in effect may or may not be decided at the special town meeting to be held Wed1 more man two havin6 responsibility to investigate possible n vears November a session which promises to be the liveliest locations for the and that the Selectmen usurping their 1 J 1 i iL I f MUM I and a recreav contradiction of the acts eifrtt Ha stlotwiAsl ttsili nn i tion He claimed that such an approvedft because wab an establishing the laru were in The Wednesday date was decided Selectman Alexanian told the asjde for the Selectmen and will pre becauseMonday the llth is a holiday and Tuesdayis the evening sent three at the special type be The The Chairman of the Selectmen al so theWarrarit will be closed as been clamped down on August Under the water may be used only for necessary health The sprinkling of washing of autos and other unessential uses is Until there are soaking Lent the easing ofthe situa pct to The possibility that the water cri sis will continue into has into looking for Mytca IIQVC HJ uc I JL THlNOh i Rosske and submitted by included on new The present one take an I Hlf miputinn M nn mill Iho Which W3S Pressed HltO aClIOn 8S the Selectmen did hot tafce an I the question of an incinerator will Green Was My Park 7 Article Warrant On Tap For Stow STOW Next Monday night the i Town will vote to appropriate from which was pressed into action as the water level dipped dangerously low j in is water cooled a factor I which could be a problem in cold Lent reportsthat DPW is look ing into of an air cooled engine and another pump There Is a Civil Defense aircooled engine there is som question whether the pump can bp hooked up to If the pump can be mated to the engine the DPW may ask for funds to purchase the It win cost approximately according to the The pump permits of water from deeper reaches o ths reservor in the event the level does crop bqlow the danger point and air begins to besucked into the reg ular the Insurance recovery Account ACTON The meeting request 3d i authorized for this and from the Selectmen by th Planning is now in the stabilization Board in middle September has leaving a balance of eloped into a 45 article extravaganza which would be that bodes plenty of controvPOLICE STATION ARTICLES and spirited The Article for the transfer chard Auditorium will ring on the from funds Of gi0oo for evening of October 28 to impassioned on wnicn the new pleas and reasond arguments lice station be This ing the purchase of a large tract is not the same of land ol land for campustype school conviously sougnt and is immediately monsy for adjacent to Carlson Animal Hos plans for a new police station and on on the Northerly the adoption of amendments j side Thjs an acre of land to the zoning and a new and is owned by Malcolm law for the fire governrjunn ing pay scale and setting up appointi ive procedures for regular and call1 aufthorliie These feature the large bill Preliminary of legislative fare which will have ans lor the proposed police to be digested bv the voters before Ur this most grandiose of special town f to Police Chief meetings ever held by the town of 1 wl comprise either one Acton comes to an wlth a bafment if here is not too much ledge on the or Most town officials predict a it encompass two floors above stormy session which could stretch ground of 2m square feet into a three night amounts being asked for transfer j PLANS FOR LIBRARY ADDITION from available funds come to I Article 5 for pre the largest being for the es for an addition to th tablishment of a stabilization Acton Library of about square This figure does not include the pur It is expected that this projec chase of the controversial school wjll cost in vicinity of which the School Committee j It is also expected tha will seek to take by eminent the will have chosen a main for Most of the money architect by the time of the meet for this purpose would be ing and that tentative plans fti The Planning Board has i addition wjll jf the funds the lions share of the for tne plans are of which are on amendments to the it is that the town will be zoning two on rezoning to vote the goahead on the in the 12 articles which would i whole project at the March amend the building code of the tneeting and 13 articles which concern road Article To see if tfie wiu vote to transfer from Article AtPE TRACT FOR the 1963 Annual Town the SCHOOljS I permanent firemens account voters of Stow will gather at Isidores Church in the lower for a Special Town churchmost generously offered use of the since Ihe Center I chitectural drawings and engineering r inent domain of a 45 acre tract of Expense and the sum of School the usual site of j services for the Center School Eli land which would be used for a to the Fire Department Sal town is being used tern ementary School I campustype school aries and Wages or take C08 for expenditures incurred in setThe School Committee will make the sum of tp the De ting up emergency accommodations a doordie attempt to persuade the partment Expense Account andthe for Junior High students and for ari voters to approve the taking by emI sum of to the FireAlarm Request porarily to house seventh and eight j WARRANT FUNP TRANSFER Hth will be asked for this about any other action relative i of whicli will be taken from Article To see if the ToWn will surplus the balance to be vote to raise and appropriate or ap raised by This will propriate from available funds warrant pnntnirK irfirlf i r nnn WIN piu naie irorn uvauauie lunas ine The warrant seven articles meeting transfer ol from i vote as it involves sum of or other Walther and Ed Vetewns In Maynard Jjaidfdpby the Chamber of Commerces which also parking area adjacent BEACON STAFF PHOTO Selectmen Town Counsel Fees MAYNARD Selectmen re quested Tuesday night that the Fin anceCommittee transfer to the Selectmens legal budget to pay a retainer to iowii Counsel Paul Car bon to cover legal expenses incurred in the Arcaro The Selectmen told the Finance Committee that the legal budget had been reduced from to this year because the figure had been found to be more than sufficient in previous They that court cases carried over from last year had re duced the fund to less than making it necessary to seek new money to pay the Town Counsels court It was necessary to pay former Town Leonard Rae about on the Tomyl Selectman Alexanian told the Finance Commit and close to the same figure was toTown Counsel Paul Car n i Fmance which recommended the amounts in or The first asks for from available funds for repairing and renovating in the Town including replacement of the heat m ing and for authority for the Selectmen to let the contracts for the la the second article of Ihe warrant the town is asked to vote wheher or not the Building Committee appoint ed under Article 17 of the February 25th annual town meeting together wth such additional members as the Selectmen may may be au thorized to carry out the develop ment of the Hale Junior High School the perpetual oare funds of the csm1 This article is the first for Elections and etery to purchase a new pickup truk on the ror Salaries and Wages Account for the Cemetery jnl recommended this but added The Committee was defeated in j and for the Expense Ac its attempt to take an m acre piece I or take any other action rela of land by eminent domain at the live special town Septemb FIRE DEPARTMENT TO BE REORGANIZED Under Article the town will be wnicn llle A that meetiny Kinance volved in all previous ateo CommUtee substitute in lieu of the proposed Smeth urst for the purpose of erecting a combined Police and Fire and to from available the sum of for TtTdS from moti011 which tlle amollnt to amend the bylaw by re t0lx deuved fiom nontax soui land down to mj this moving section 5 and replacing it ces j motion was eventually lost by 42 I with three one which I It is essentially this same would make possible the inclusion of Noie COlUlltbUS which is being presented by regular firemen in the lie School Committee at the October the scond which would make mem DaV FBie 111 MaVnard 128 The Committee has bership on the regular force depen MAYNARD The Italian Social the need to Set started on dent on meeting certain physical ith of Mavnard will hold a Colum canstillcton of the proposed 20room i mental as well as giving the bus Dav celebration this Saturday elementary school as well as the Selectmen authority to approve ap SnSWSh wnMenture a tha lhls is bv Pointments to the regular force af wiinii ituiuiL nn 11 than anv other investi tnr liv the rhiat tho and its than any other investij ter screening by the and the j The acquisition of this land third would define the duties and me sum 01 101 ucnuc uic uu and demolition and cleaning up of The J been bitterly contested by Brew responsibilities of damaged building on the stel absentee landlord Article 9 calls for setting sal taged building on the have invltecl ster an absentee landlord I Article 9 calls for setting up sal e voters will be asked to Tuesday evening s session he Boaul who jn Evanstolli As ary schedules for the permanentfire to whether to authorize the 11SSUCH a statement noting the Kaiai frecentiy as September he remen starting at and running to ce to invite bids the SrK from Maynard Swimming Pool ming Pool will meet on bonewhen he took over the It is anticipated that the retainer will help for the expenses of filing petitions and various other connection with the Arcaro case now being fought be M brought by u October at the Maynard Municipal AH the vote as committee struction of a combined Police and Fire with the contracts to be awarded after appropriations by a subsequent Town EARTH REMOVAL The and by far the length iest is Planning Boards proposed change in the bylaws for the control of earth removal in the and will appear on the War rant exactly as previously printed in the and as discussed at a recent Article four is inserted to see whether the town will vote to ap propriate ifrom available funds for snow removal and The reason for the need for the extra land to the town when he made a utions that Americans of Italian to Acton and met ccstrv have mads to the history and he Committee to indicate that growth ol he was against the taking of the r smaller parcel of CiDi DirCCtOr CallS Off j u is felt bv the SchoQl Committee i i 1 that the main reason the proposal COIirSe i i LaCK Of Interest was defeated at the last MAYNARD Civil Defense coordination in the presen ector Don MacGlashing informed the tation of the At that Selectmen that he was cancelling I the 1mance Committee reduced the FirstAid classes because of a lackamount of despite the opposi of tion of the School The Selectmens Counsel had earlier de A ocieuiiiieii s iitm carurr uc When contacted by the presentation of Dchlncr Qnul tnnt nnlv h ner MacGlashing said that only 5 per sons had attended the first two ses sions and he saw no point in con money is that the amount alotted i tinning them i i ti TF rmArvla for the calendaryear has been ex The fifth and sixth articles are concerned the placement of the received from the One asks if the Toiwh will vote to transfer from Insurance Recovery Account to the Stobltealion the sum of 500 and the other to see if the I article and the taking by eminent I domain were In Sel I ectmen did not indicate either their j u i approval or disapproval of the art If people are not he am u gu werfi PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 8 FLORAL FASHIONS Floral Designs for occasions Phone CO 31752 124 Main Acton Til said with ill concealed I dont feel I owe it to town to be Ive had The CD program in Maynard as in the majority of towns has suf fered from apathy on the part ol Since a flurry of interest created by theGuban crisis Oct Civil Defense has become An evacuation plan for Maynards j school children has still not beeni formulated although the State Sup1 of gchoqls informed the various town schoolcommittees that j a plan was This prom1 ise was made iri June and the May nard School Committee has yet to iliear any more lost for this A meeting has been scheduled next Monday night which will be attended by the School Finance Commit and Selectmen to make sure all boards will back the It is also hoped that a favorable rul ing on taking the land by eminent domain will be forthcoming from Counsel Richard If this first NEED MONEY IMMEDIATELY Franklin Corporation Immediate service Second Mortgages available 4438883 8978719 ACTON FLORIST SHOP 362 Main Acton FLOWERS DESIGNED For your Special Occasion Corsages Sympathy Bouquets Foliage Plants Pot Plants Dried arranging material for the DoitYourselfW Free Delivery Open CO 34456 AZTEC SCHOOL OF LAMUAGES FALL SEMESTER REGISTRATION 271 CENTRAL WEST ACTON CO 32287
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