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Acton Beacon (Newspaper) - January 9, 1964, Acton, Massachusetts Nocturnal Blaze Roars Through South Acton Plant The Latest NEWS Read The Beacon Only newspaper Printed Locally TH AWARI WINNINi NEWSPAPER VOLUME NUMBER 45 The KEACON lXil Price Selectmen Sanction Meeting to Discuss Town Finances Set For Acton ards BATTLING THE BLAZE Acton Firemen are shown scaling ladders to battle the blaze which roared through the second floor at the Pioneer Gage and Design Company building in South Acton late this past Monday Dam age to equipment and inventory on the second floor was estimated at approximately and quick work on the part of the firefighters saved the lower floor from equally serious BEACON STAIF PHOTO ACTON town ho hiui iv it to alkiid a inH to as its taxvn methods and in Scheduled xt thj was called at j the Board of Health add Ithe b ii the Kinaiue niLitXiji xvill In held in Act a Town Hall at jhlie is invited to Albanian to Ssek Reelection to Damage Heavy AB CROWD WATCHES The initial alarm was sounded at and several hundred by slanders lined route 27 to watch the firemfn battle the spectacular The firefighters laid 33 feet of one and a half inch hose and feet of txvo and a half which were hooktd up tn the three hy drants in the The slippery condition of the j ground the building addi pd to the firemens difficulties and Town Meeting on 20th Battle Holocaust ACTON A spectacular two alarm blaze broki out at the Pioneer Gage and Design Company in Acton this past Monday evening and Acton firefighters battled the conflagration for an hour and fifteen mmuts a Town of Acton sand spreader was j fore bringing it under I rushed to the scene to provide safer Acton Fire Stuart footing for the frcfighters and beltI who directed the going for the heavy fighting operations estimated the loss at about and said that the RECORDS SAVED cause ofthe fire which is being in Bruce president of the vestigated by the State Fire Marj Pioneer Gage and Design shals office is still arrived while the Maze xvas still at The Pioneer and Design comits height and stayed until AC ION A special town meeting pany is located on Route 27 just i recoiHs were xvellprewith four articUs on the warrant below the South Acton raili served and only Office equip will be held January at road bridge adjacent to Eriksons j merit and as well as work Grain Mill which was threatened by j in process xver n complete I Machine tool equipment was covered soon as possible to minimize the High Heads Special the The second fKxv of the txvo story in the Blanrhard Auditor The Xolers will to approve debt already xoteti the Regional III mitlees School Committee ill its i on disapproving the Com means that a no vote would in favoi1 of thi1 while a vote xvoukl In agninst iiiteivstini dif CONT1NUKI ON 2 structure was completely gutted but loss from xxattr This equip meeting quick work by thp firemen at the ment was locate downstairs scene saved thn first floor from thus escaped the brunt of the equally extensive Pioneer Gage located in According to Chief the the Erikson building for the past blaze must have started somewhere four and has been engaged near the center of th second j in the manufacture of missile com 35 FIREFIGHTERS poncnts of a vcrv close Approximately thirtyfive firemen For this according lo Thur responded to the alarm and fought the machining is the including Maynards new not run if the but very ex ladder truck which was utilized He estimated ids equip pour water into the burning second mmts value in excess of story through A scond The contents ul the building were alarm brought additional firefighters fully insured the company from has no business interruption insur Several firemen cuts and bruises but fortunately no serious in juries or cases oi fmoke inhalation smoke that filled interior of the sub region on NO IMMEDIATE PLANS The company is primarily a contractor on gov rnmunt and until recently has been running txvo j sclvio building as the fought thru shifts people were on he for a Regional High School to Ife located on land neur the cor ner of Charter and llaxxvard j A second article Cidls for th trans fur of from the already estab lished stabilization This in addition to Ml which will also he voted out ol a fund by the voters el under an outright griin 1ioin stale constructicn starts in tin This mean that only will haw to he The region will retive K percent j state aid for llnxvev the interest on tiff tolai amount will have to be v xclusively by the Seek Selectmans way inside to oaitlc the fire at its source basis xvilh Actan of the has been ijiarac verx1 lo Superin Ji AIR CONLVITIUNEU POOL MOTEL Acton CO 37765 Thurmond stated that he had toncjenl of Schools William OComiell no immediate Its j strfted tluit il he but just the other j its ciinpletion dale day I xvas approved for a small j to n business loan and we xverc planning i vjew nf to expand roms op tin Tin Henry owner of the build new will hold bftween planned to move up jf in need for class Albert Alexanian MAYNARD ilv it i Maynard llo rd ul i Albert annouiuiii that he will ek reel iinn to the Hoard in the upenminu March The lluh School and is xviis e I cleil to the Hoieil in liltil when he i merged x ictorioes in a four xvax Oemocriilic cauou battle and went mi to tup hU Donald on eli Alixiinian reeeiv U xute j i ver ivcoid u in i Alexaniiin is married to former Mary Sweeney and tin who reside it 7 Lincoln have inn 1U is eriploycd hx a Way land electronics During his term as a hiis heeu a firm advocate Icirmation ul a creation Commission and moving forci in creatinn nt the Maynard Maynard Republicans Will Meet This Friday Night MAYNARD Ihe K publican will niel la the Municipal Building this Kri dav i session xvill devoted to a discussion of plan lor Ih coming town lection and candidates RKJHT ON T1MK l of licnineriilii minnidi c lire sliiiwn ariiviiiK nl iiiK I liis past Ilitsdiiy ihcy in litustssinii with the Select mm after which nitii called foV an invest iuatinn uf the Depart nnnt IllDTo Personnel Bonrd 5 Pay Hike in ACTON Th I Huiu has iiiinounced it xvill bad a will inn n Mil percent across hoard pax in p n nu n ap Civasi for who cnille nil pnixiluie1 Ix lei th lix Thi wim will ciimes en top imilar increae ixiii1 lli1 i d il1 vnteil bv the tuxvn it ne lo put h town nu dinu Aceordiim in ciiair man l the PeiHiu Hie SeleClJIieil Will xxill th CftP Fllfliri Sit Illlll or mi lie las rUrrUIUII lie thiil will Th Hiuird ol Acloii in the r twnlhirdi mm ill thai ap tinn amoni in th and pnvi Hie uf the time In will pnrehase lix I H H uiiii piiiliDi in la nl ii tn Iliuse in loxvils ni eeninaialile ixvi i i lhnlll Hi I 1 N ili N a m li li Ihinu and that I x iimir r 11 thi xv will he D Tin l illicit iKe a lii kl I1 he Lud thiil en1 al 1 H ui III ie ul IM1 unpim flcion Republican have a fflggj fJCXi ThUfSday gation Lukashuk In Talk Behind Closed Doors ol Select i taVil night that cer all ciiticeuiing tlic eon din Dl Pnlilic Department important ti call were made by ki a closed door n h the It is ho harms involve tlio and the sale1 evict nature of her Hi tut ii DIW HOARD i in with tlii Select Chairlady of ii 11 n and r DPW i i otriee Because she i i thr she be ii hniiiil ivenve from she informed mi rtiial he would take the r up xvilh h lirii I session with the complained li r was apparently iinir Ivr sen in the in help IM snow re ul Public Kuied the lu niiK liiir men had boon u although litteui i 1iilihe Uuiki i k up he Sup iiiteadciu with ID hiring It xvas i niidd Sheridans e inn ihad idways been tl ni Department not to n ill shoveling bllt il a wi Ie til those mi the and seeking lile IXIII Paul had charged that lur aeh a shoveling ii that liie work was givin to iiiilixMluids and he had never asserted ulterioi1 iiniiv i reason her son xvas She eharacd that had r Kifonnaliiin ciiiceming the op UKDepartment that was inipii tanci1 tn the Commissioners C INTIM ON i John Loring stated I am cer and gon tainly thankful tlwtthe toxvn of Acton j ncw drop everything Hanes onceayear sale January 11 through 18 THE APPAREL SHOP 41 JUain Street j has such a fine Fire I cannot thank the men enough for The new school will provide in addition to 21 other rooms as xvell as a gym the great job they did in bringing i nasjurn Tm tolai area tlio holocaust under he apprqximatiIv addfd that the building was only ancj a school to he partially insured and that an huilt on two appraiser had been cut to assess the Tnjs js unuuial when damage and that his report xvoukl aVtcUs be available at the end of the SEMI 25 to 50 off Prices Mens Womens Childrens Infants CLOTHING FURNISHINGS SHOJBS SKI WEAR TARTS I Oth 43 MAIN CONCORD 3692561 ing Since Regional District must to incur the town must xote the in the event the I choose to call a town which they The actual vote when I taken xvill likely be confusing unless I properly explained by the School The vilers will he asked ACTON d HI Willow Wel has an noincci that Iv will s i k the post of Selectman anil has takm out ciom ination pap TS lur a xvti ot many in toxvi d ill his pre sent address lot Inpast Hi lie has served on iv Planning Board for Cight yeiirs IKM n its peren nial spokesman Bill Flood retired from the he serxed on the tnxvii report coin iiiittec for txvo was Heart Kund Chairniiin ilring and ser is United ruid District Chair Hi is i of Ihe Repub liciin Town Committee and the West Acton Baptist Continued on Page Two In i eend nu i ILOKAL TASIIIONS F OK 1ST Francis Kloral Arransonients wired anywhere Ihnnc CO 121 Main Acton Loans lo Homoowncrs Payment Ijoth Interest and your ill In INVESTMENT 49il or fur detalli Stow Candidates Must File Before 2nd Deadline 11 win d that H vv llu Town Ileks office that the paiiii ii th huhl dale Idi papers Illurl tn the tlxvii i at jn aleuariU emu As of this iibndy has taken a s I out papers for the n11ice of Selectman ihat the en ihe lau nor voicfd intentions to ar ih an lat xvlvn HI i There will be ii m tiie ahonl or Hoard this year lraak Slum her nu Ihe has announced iiuSliclx that he will mial bill lur em not be a candidate for V FAST ACCURATE TYPIST Full Or Part Time CALL BEACON PUBLISHING TW12012 STOCK Disposal Now In Progress CENTER Factory Outlet 88 MAIN DOWNTOWN MAYNARD LAST THREE DAYS THURSDAY FRIDAYSATURDAY JAJtfUAJECTT 25 To 45 OFF Concord Bootery THOREAU STREET SHOPPING CENTER rONCOKl OIKN DAILY ILL SIX CASH ONLY DIKING SALE
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