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   Acton Beacon (Newspaper) - March 5, 1964, Acton, Massachusetts                                D For The Latest NEWS Read The Beacon VOLUME NUMBER 1 Trie HEACON March 1 1 Price WINNERS Newly elected Warren Birch L and reelected Town James Kinsley R are shown offering congratulations to each other after their victories in Mondays municipal election in BEACON STAFF PHOTO Kinsley Win In Acton Elections Rezoning Articles Problem Unsolved Budget Article Has 140 Sections 45 of Electorate Provides Record Vote 1 year Thauncy Scribnor Kennedy 46 Articles Await Actons Voters At Monday Meeting 21 Candidates Vie for Posts In Maynard t ACPON The nf Acton sw M record muneipul tiirnuul the polls this voters east their ballots for the local candidates of t en1 Five hundred and niuetein valors cast their ballots M Pre inc Ac ton hundred and forty four voters voted in and even hundred atul eighty three ballo s cast in West Although there were 1 37 regist T ed voters iied in AcUm as nf FobMAYNARD town of May lary iMowJiys cbcti islnards registered voters will be believed to have had Ihe largest to go to the polls between out in the history of the town foi a local from the s a of not Actual ly the voter participation o n I the 15 percent BIRCH TOPS LORING All were reelected to fice and in a there no incuatbiLMt running for re Attorney Warrco Birch defeated John Loring for the on the Board of Selectmen va catedby Oharlej MaTliSivioijIBlrch amassed votes to Lorings i longtime James Kins was returned to office with a majority of ulmot 200 volts over Irs John and KA Lloyd Williamson and Wetherbee were all returned wo the School Richter and Wil iamson chal lenged by Arthur and Robert opposed Weth erbee for a cneycar vacancy which j a former member of the School had been appoint ed to fill last vote The complete tabulation of tlv is as follows Incumbent 1 year James Kinsley 948 John Putnam 758 Blanks 103 Town 1 year Charles MucRae Blanks 149 3 years Warren Birch John Loring 747 Blanks 8 3 years Flint Blanks 128 Public Welfare J MacPherson Blanks 306 1 year William Soar Blanks 156 School 3 years Richter Lloyd Williamson Arthur Charbonneau 714 Blanks 500 Top Two Elected School 1 year THomas Wetherbee 100 Planning 5 years William Veazey Blanks 251 Planning I year Leonard Rae t A Marvyn Siegal 469 V Blanks 189 Board of 3 years Jay Grumbling Blanks 251 Cemetery 3 years Jones Blanks 182 Tree 1 year Franklin Charter Blanks 127 Library 3 years Doris Blanks 198 H and R next Monday to cast a ballot in the annual muni cipal but just bow many of them exercise the franchise is a moot question at this The balloting at the Maynard Memorial Gymnasium will decide the political fate of no fewer than i lourteen of the twentyone candi dates running for major political of fice since there will be five contest ed offices involving fourteen hope THE BIG RACE Although many an eye will be turned toward Selectman Abort Al exaniaus bid for reelection against an upsetminded Raymond most of the interest lies in the School Committee races where five candi dates are battling lor two three year seats on the newly reshaped fiveman School Committee and three hopefuls are pulling out all the stops in attempts to snare the twoyear post that is up for The Board of Public Works ballot ing may also cause more than a mere mstle of bated breaths along i land HU 04333 ROSLEY MOTEL OFF SEASON RATES 178 Ayer 2A 110 LITTLETON the corridors of the Municipal Build ing as former Board member John who is running as an Inde pendent but has Republican endorse is pitted against Democrat Howard The Raymond is not seeking reelection and is earmarked as a very possible November candidate for State Representative from the Maynard Stow Hudson Boxboro The full rundown o Mondays major voting lineup is as lollows Incumbent Selectman Albert Alexanian D Raymond Wuorio R School Committee 3 Year Terms Elect Two Rogers D John Taylor R Thomas Fitzpatrick D Victor Tomyl I Ian Alexander R 2 Year Elect One Frank White D Gerald Clark R Herbert Williams I Board of Public Works 3 Year Term Elect One Howard King D John Tobin I Republican Endorsed Planning Board 5 Year Term Robert LaRue D 2 Year Term Elect One Charles McDonald D Daniel Coakley R Board of Assessors Thomas Duggan D Board of Welfare 3 Year Term Raymond McGilvray D Wilson R Library Trustee 3 Year Term Ruth Regan D Board of Health 3 Year Term Town TreasurerCollector ACTON The voters of Acton I will meet at the Blanchard Auditor ium at next Monday even March to begin the woik of considering a fortysix article war I is exported that Article Ihe which covers one him dn forty items and includes sev eral capital outlay items which pre viously were consitieiod ual in require an evenings work by the people nf the as the has hit an alltime huli of FIRE BYLAWS In addition to the i online the town will be reques ed to con sider an amendment to the Person nel to cover the Fire De pat The amendment which has been under the consideration ol several town departments for many months would govern all phases of Fire duties In keeping with the longrange program lecommended by the Fire Article 12 will seek lor the purchase of a laddertruck to replace a twentytwo year old ladder presently housed at the Souh Acton Fire Sta which is considered POLICE STATION For the first an article will appear on the warrant which seek for the equipping and furnishing of a police station on a Main Stiee lot present ly owned by the Although such an article has been recommended for inclusion in a town meeting war rant for several due to lack of room in the present station and a state law which requires that a town of population must have a lock beyond purchasing lor such a no action consderable in that it lequesis the town to appioprlntu funds for the ion ol four roads located in Brucewood which have not been accepted as town A so to be included will be art ieUs to seek usual new police cruisers and highway department and office for Tcwn as well as lunds for the water safety CONTINUED NEXT MONDAY In expec of the Town Meet ing overrunning the first the Bnairi of Selectmen have ten tatively established Monday1 Maich as a second Should still more time be i enquired to com plete the business ol the the meeting would again be taken up on March in preparation for the Town Meet the Acton Finance Committee and responI will hold an open meeting at the Regional High School this March to give residents the oppor tunity to request information on war rant prior to town NO ACTION Birger Koski L and Attorney My or Israel town meeting session in Maynurrl whiiv Israel was in i petitioners who sought the business zoning of lain Route 11 Salo the article dealing with tiiis for discussion and ation since the Planning Hoard did ifot h to announce to the H What Did He Ever Do has been taken by the to toward realizing such a LIBRARY ADDITION Among the articles to be included in the wairant will be Article which will seek for the and furnish ing of an addition to the Memorial Four articles will deal with im provements to the Marion Towne School and will cover replacement of a bell and clock install ation of sprinkler interior and replacement of desks and Articles 30 and 31 will seek to create a fiveman sewerage study committee and to authorize such a committee to make application to the United States of America for advancement of funds not to exceed for prelimnary i cost and reports on a town sewerage Re quests for such a study committee appear in the Town Meeting pro ceedings of but no such com mittee has ever existed in the EXECUTIVE SECRETARY By petition of twenty Article which requests authori zation for the Board of Selectmen to appoint an executive has been included in the This which would not re quire the Selectmen to hire such is expected to be among the most controversial articles to be taken up at the Two articles will request the for mations of one to study the local sidewalk situation and the other to study local town adminis Other articles on the warrant will seek the usual transfers of highway construction amend ments to the Protective Zoning By rezoning of a tract of South Acton land to light industrial and variety of BRUCEWOOD STREETS Article inserted by petition of twelve residents bas already caused MAYNARD The founder of Lucius s u d d e n I y shared the spotlight with the late Prsident John Kennedy will i town meeting Mcoday during dobate over the naming of the new high school in honor of the assassin ated 25th One ctizen suggested that tin school be named after Lucius May Towvi Moderator Philip VVils n responded You mean the m a n whose home I live in What ditl he do That ended Lukes fleetVig flirta tion Mow even President Kennedy fared no tetter as the article calling for the naming of the school in his honoi was voted Someone even suggested that the school be named for Robert Dredging Of Forl Pcnd Brook Fr m iscuss Local Union Driver Arrested on Default Warrant ACTON John Saluski of 51U was arrested on February 28 on a default warrant for nonpayment ot for operating under of and operat ing so as to Saluskis suspension was revoked and he was sentenced to thirty days in the House of The arresting officers were Robert Bart lett and John Gregory of the Acton Police Tcun l Manack discussed the problem o Srtc Bridge in and he need for its wlh ill1 Seleelniiii last Tues day Me explained that he fell the bridge should be ivplaced by two which would east in the vicinity of He also pointed out that the sip tic tanks n tivj particularly in the Maple Street were in direct conflict the liitili He indicated that the divdg ing of Fort Pcnd lioak from i noint 800 ieet south east of tlv tn Street as well as down stream from the bridge to the Krlk sco Dam on Main Street would a way towards alleviating this high water Snce the w could qualify Ior aid undor Iliaprer which covers food control dredging Hanaek sug that a tentative propasal be submitted to the so that it could be considered for aid in This program would enst in the vicnity of based on estimates of Kay ant lain was was r he lair ij time iiu the dam fc1 that properly rvi ury to e1wlively promo1 Acquisition n w mid i state I Seleetnuii the rijlhi tn to the state lor petition could hi pending various Iliiod by Too Big or Not too Big MAYNARD Most Maynard res idents were startled to hear Henry Hanson remark that he would not object to iputting sanitary in my if it were big Those present were by what Henry meant by big They wondered whether he meant his yard was not big enough or whether he did not consider the san itary fill big If it is the there are more than a handful residents who will gladly reassure him that the fill oper ation would be plenty big enough and just as happily dump their trash In his yard to prove Den Mothers Meeting is Postponed to March Hth ACTON The Den Mothers meet ing for Pack 33 has been postponed from March 4 to March provid ing there is no town meeting that It will be held at the home of James 28 Oneida West fines imposed wio the inf nince a drainage survey fur the Planning Board in The State could pa For as much as half of this over a three to five year period according to Selectman Donnelly wanted te know where the mmey would conn from and stated he would like to i see the culverts in place at Martin i street Hanaek stated that this could be and that these i squash type culverts could be lowered later if this additional project is Two could be put one and the j other already in the possession o j the to replace the existing The street would also to be widened and the town would have to take land alting Marl street for this Selectman Lee stated that thought the various boards would I have to get together and this as it involved flood plain Hanaek that the Planning Board was planning flood plain zoning to be presented to the town for its consideration in the falL It was explained un der the drainage conducted by the Planning it was re commended by engineers that the whole area between Avenue and the dam at Kriksons drain al Mill be dredged and that the dam itself be befort this proposal is an ef fective flood plain zoning control pro RUST Complete line of Patricks Day Cards ARTHURS JEWELRY 79THain Maynard FLORAL FASHIONS FLORIST Francis Floral Flowers wired anywhere Phone CO 34752 124 Main Acton MAYNAKD Rob T Maynard n siiKnt i when his and b collided on line ol Route Beth and reponded In the sine had and Bivm r in a hi ul in thi Maynard The which in1 rd Saturday evidmtij the result of slippery road flclw MakeUp Pob Clinic Se ACTON Tlv Acton Health will hold a tip Clinic on Acton Town Hall IK I ol and llitilil one who lias missed ol the three types nl Polio The vaccine will I to children at no eh of twenty live cents for adults receiving the Anyone wishing lurtlic lion call the Hoaiu Subscribe To The Beacon eeting Lease Same Boeske Dump Site Again MAYNARI Wait till next year uas the theme of thi years town nieitiim a the town put nil action on the ciuciai dump problem for ihe time snd two to land for business along Cireat road and Route i7 because Planning had not set come up with SPIHITKO DKRATE spiriti ri debate that raged the llooi of the Memorial in the second session meeting Tuesday the townspeople resoundingly de lealed a motion to take the Grace Eneskc land off Hnute 117 for a siiiiMars land till by eminent domain and to continue leasing the same Million of the property that the town is currently The decision to lease the land was a victoiy Ior attorney Nathaniel Bum Grace who uiged the voters to con iiitie i lease the property and eminent domain proceed as a last claimed that in any court ac thtf court would look into ne ol pioperty when ar ii at a fair market value and vuit the final liguiv would ubumtialiv higher than the Selectman requested lor the the townspeople not to a price tag emphatically stated jiiexi was rnoro ialu i n leiiew the lease for althnugh at a iinip of over tiMiiic the townspeople re i he pleas ol both Jim Brett stieei and Selectman acting as spokesman Board of who that it would be cheaper to His1 pai eel eminent ol Public Works iiiineij that the towns ihe School Commil n over land between the and Cireen Meadow for the purpase of conduct land fill and to atitho i DPW to invcsiiiiate the pos 01 acquiring a pa i eel of laud ii to the town by John and Coughlin as a possible rator In the same HPW called for the leasing of land Ior another year requested the appropriation of u cariy out a sanitary fill operation stated that was under jurisclictirin in tlii1 School Committee and that the Committee was unanimously op snch an OPINION Town Paul then informed the gathering that the Commiitce was within its in ignore any vote by the to MI instruct them and thai such motion would there foie be The townspeople let it be known dial were in agreement with the School Committee and turned a to slatements made both the Department nl Public Works ml Hanson that a sanitary would not be obnoxious and would oiler ihe cheapest solution to Hanson look ihe llnor to argue Maynard hail never seen a sani opi ration and that he ob i o caliinji it a We ecu a sanitary fill np v and if it is con tiiicvil properK theie is no I wouldnt obieet to putting it in ON PAGE 2 52 AIR CONDITIONED Rooms SWIMMING POOL MOTEL Acton CO 37765 Loans to Homeowners Monthly Payment per includes In Consolidate y Loan up lo SUMNER INVESTMENT 87248it Call collect day or nlijht lor detalli THE HOME GIFT SHOP West Acton Opon dailv thru The Largest Shop ol its kind in this area CLASSIFIED PflYSOFFI K iiAr srac i A LS MAIIOCiANY DINMNCi ROOM with four chairs and pad S20 mahogans end tablesSo each B22721 All the itbcve articles weie sold through the medium of the BEACON classified advertising Try a Classified TW 78331   

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