Assabet Valley Beacon, May 21, 1964

Assabet Valley Beacon

May 21, 1964

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Assabet Valley Beacon (Newspaper) - May 21, 1964, Acton, Massachusetts Pondering The Pond ASS ABET VALLEY VOLUME NUMBER 12 ASSABET VALLEY BEACON PRICE lOc TROUBLE AHEAD already receding shore line at Maynards White Pond reservoir in Sudbury is pic tured above while L Su perintendent 01 Public Donald makes a check of the daily water depth statistics in his Mu nicipal Building Re cent rain showers have done little to aid the dismal pic ture which shows the cur rent water depth some three feet lower than it was at this time last A strin gent water ban was put into effect last year and an even more stringent ban is cur rently being considered un less help is soon received from a well which is on Army property located in officials term the situation as seri ous and have urged the public to curtail their daily usage of water as much as Acton Town Meeting Slated For June 8th 20 Acre Shopping Center Is Proposed For Acton Location Will Bar Bolt Doors Brighams Are Among Interested ACTCN A 20acre shopping cen I MAYNARD The rain drops were pitterpatterihg on their of fice windows this Tuesday eve ning but when a BEACON reporter commented that the rain will prob ably help the water supply situa the Maynard Commshioneis evidenced a desiie to toss the porter out into the puerile splat tered parking lot and Commissioner John Tobin was lieaid to Rain you cull this need a monsoon BLEAK PICTURE the supply picture remains bleak and the Com missioners urged the public to vol untarily cuib any unnecessary wa ter consumption so that they can put off invoking the inevitable water ban for as long as The recent rains btowht ilu level Loans to Homeowners Monthly Payment Include both Interest and Consolidate your Loans up to SUMNER INVESTMENT 8724949 Coll collect day or night for details of the White Pond reservoir up one inch but the gain was soon con sumed by the local water users and the sta in Superintendent ol Public Woiks Don Lents office still show the reseivoir level at three feet below the comparable period j last j NO GOAHEAD i Ano her week has gone by and the Commissoners were chagrined at the fact that they have still not te ceived a final goahead from the Army to begin laying pipe from a ammunition dump prop lerty to the reservoir in order to ic the diminishing water sup I Last Lent told the BEA ICON the written was ex peeled momentarilj but it has still not I TOBINS MOTION Commissioner John Tobin made i a Tuesday night motion appointing j fellow Commissioner Gerald Nee to personally investigate the situation and see what was holding up the Army 0 After making the Tobin jould not get the motion seconded but after harranguing his colleagues with a speech about the seiiousness ol the supply the motion was seconded and passed Nee was em powered to start a one man board of inquiry the very next PLEASE TURN TO PAGE TWO MEN MENS TV ROLLOFF TO BE HELD AT ACTON BOWLADROME Acton Police Chief Asks Public Aid Investigation Of Rash of House Breaks ACTON Acton Police Ed ward hgs requested j that residents assist the Police De partment in their search for a per son or per ions wao have broken into several Actcn homes over the past The Chief has requested that res idents of the town take note of any suspicious vehicles and try to get the registration number of the ve hicle to report to the Police De It is also requested thai anything of an unusual nature oc curring in a neighborhood be re ported to the Police During the past week two breaks occurred in one at a home ion Pope Road acid one at a High I Street Breaks similar to those i which have occurred in Actcn have been occurring in surrounding towns j during the past last Tues day The proposed which would include a Star Market and together with a well known department would be located on the northerly side of Main South Acton on land i would bo feet of space the mercantile Luneau had elaborate drawings of i the propoed in addition j to topographical maps of the i Much of the land is and would I j have to bP His architect told the Planning Board that little tinuble 1 was craitemplated with sewage dis to the back of the shopping center would be provided from Co templated along the Conant THE CHAMPION THE CHALLENGER ly owned by John Cahill of f approximately 150 This area in He vicinity ol nrmpr M anf R ormer M and B The proposed shopping center planned by Alfred owner af Al Luneau Chevrolet in Lowell and Joseph Falite of 15 Duggan West who is associated will Luneau in the automobile Luneau has a purchase and sales agreement with A hearing is scheduled for sometime in and tine developers present plans call The suggestion was made by the Planning Board that the area sought for rezoning should be enlarged to j call for all the land in from I the Laffin Homestead property linv ruining to the Mayoard line and thence down Conant with a buffer zone between the houses and the land included in the shopping Two of the houses closest to the four acre piece presently zoned Democrats Ready For Sunday War Addition For Library Tops 17 Articles i ACTON The request of the I Building Committee in April for a town meeting to vote a bond issue for tlie proposed addition to the Ac ton Library has resulted in the Se i lectmeos calling a session which will decide the fate of 17 The meeting is set for June at 8 when moderator i Jnnies Kinsleys gavel is schedul d to action on a warrant which has turned out to be much longer than anyoio at first suspect In addition to the library arti the voters will be called upon to vote for the acceptance of the un finished stretches of roads in the Brueewood as well as mo ley for their Other im portant articles include a by the town account for S7000 for accounting equipment and acceptance jdl an easermnt for the Isaac Davis trail over the Ccciant land in Acton 7 of the articles concern a mcndments to the Building as proposed by Fhe Chief MicGregor i nod Building Inspector Kenneth Jew for having the proposed vezoning sidered by the town at the special j PLEASE TURN TO PAGE TWO town meeting customarily held in the j Approximately four acres of the 20 acre tract are presently zoned for as the result of town meet ng action in the fall of The proposed would have for 9001000 with 700 feet of I has named the lol frontage along the main II live residents to membership would also include a moving picture theater and ice skating There Five Members Appointed To Industrial Development Commission in Maynard MAYNARD Town Moderator Bridgets Kindergarten MAYNARD A non sectarian preschool program directed by the Clinic of the Concord Medical For registration information Call 3699669 Lets Wait and See The BEACON has been barraged by whispers predict ing that the next batch of Massachusetts Crime Com mission Grand Jury indict ments will cause more than the usual ripple of interest the Assabet The whisperers say even more but lets wait and Industrial Development Corn mission Raymond Wuono ol 5 Maple Street and Gerald DKrrico of llfi Waltham Street were named to one year James Wheeler of 115 Street and Henry of 3ti Lin coln Street were appointed to two year Winfield Bemis of H Concord Street was named to a three year term to fill the vacancy caused by Howard Prescotts moving out of The Commission will elect a Chair man when it meet to MAYNARD The stage is all set for what could be a historic political bloodletting of such proportions that the press will be strictly barred at when the members ol he Maynard Pemrrratii Town Committee meet at the Mu nicipal Building Im1 llupur pose of electing a Chairman and a slate of olliiers to rule the Democratic roost for the next four State law dictates that the May iiiird Committee must end their de liberations andregister their new of Iicers with the Secretary of by the following but if all goes as some political pundits theie may no be a Demo crat left with the strength to make the trip into Kevin Whiles THE MAIN BOUT According to the latest eomnumi fiom tlu political I thfmam bout on Sunday shapes up is being beweui the reigning par ty Madeline who is seeking reelection and in tends to light to the hitler end lie lore relinquishing her lofty Allied her long time politieal who has served as Tivaiiuvr of the Committee for pasl twelve move In oppose Lu kiisliuk in the Chairmansliio battle TlRN 10 PAGE TWO i Articles one and two are very eloselv The first calls for PLEASE TURN TO PAGE TWO Rosmi SWIMMING POOL SWIMMING lowdi Kill MOTEL Acton CO 3776S SUMMER PLAY CLOTHES Sun Suits Swim Suits Tennis Dresses Shorts Golf Skirts Slacks THE APPAREL SHOP 41 MAIN CONCORD The Big Y VICTORY MARKET POWDER MILL MAYNARD til 6 til 8 til 9 VICTORY SELLS FOR LESS STAMPS NO GIMMICKS JUST THOUSANDS OF EVERY DAY LOW DISCOUNT PRICES SHOP SAVE CASH CHOICE ARMOUR STAR NEW YORK SIRLOIN STEAK C Ib Value 77 69c Value Genuine Short Cut RUMP STEAK 87c Value GIANT TIDE 69c Value LESTOIL BLEACH 59c Value COKE CUPS SLICED BACON C IB FRESH AMERICAN SAUSAGES THE ROSLEV MOTEL In Littleton HU 64333 on Routes 110 2A 2 minutes west of 49 10 minutes east of Fort Devens Our Dairy Bar open daily noon til 10 ELECTRIC SHAVERS REPAIRED FRANKS BARBER SHOP 570 West Acton 64c 54c JUMBOCOLD WATER ALL 41c Value PILLSBURY CAKE MIX 28c 39c Value SUNBEAM DONUTS doz 29c FLORAL FASHIONS FLORIST Floral Arrangements Flowers wired anywhere Phone CO 34752 124 Main Acton DANCING Every Friday Night 8 to MIDNIGHT GUY FERRARA and his orchestra FUN FOR EVERYONE ADMISSION 50c MAYNARD ROD GUN CLUB Old Mill AUTO INSURANCE 1 Day Plate Service Time Payments 15 Main Shirley HA 52221 or Devens Shopping Center Ayer SP 2 2371 BRADFORD HEARD Insurance NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS RABIES VACCINATION CLINIC at the Town Garage CORNER PARKER STREET AND GREAT ROAD MAY 23RD Dogs must he on leash Bring your dogs license No charge for Maynard residents Nonresidents PROTECT OUR CHILDREN BE SURE YOUR DOG IS INOCULATED Maynard Board of Health New and different SHOWER RENTALS Along with our PARTY GOODS THE HOME GIFT SHOP 562 West Acton Open daily thru The Largest Shop of its kind in this area Weekend Specials ONLY Misses Wash V Wear Dacron SLEEVELESS BLOUSES 99c Size 32 38 White and Pastel Colors value Famous Brand Imported Cotton Poplin JAMAICA SHORTS Size 10 20 Solid Colors Due to the unusual value we reserve the right to limit quantity Center Factory Outlet MAIN IT NASOH DOWNTOWN MAYNARD ;