Assabet Valley Beacon, June 4, 1964

Assabet Valley Beacon

June 04, 1964

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Assabet Valley Beacon (Newspaper) - June 4, 1964, Acton, Massachusetts Prl L Officials Seek Solution For Bus Dilemma MAYNARD Selectman Price 10 cents ASSAKET VALLEY BEACON VOLUME NUMBER 14 June A WELL DESERVED HONOR Walter Johnson R commander of the Acton is shown congratu lating Francis after the doctor was awarded a charter membership in the Acton Minutemen and pre with a tricorner hat and white cockade during last Saturdays Memorial Day ceremonies in Mc a prime mover in Actons efforts to commemorate its was deeply moved bv the BEACON STAFF PHOTO rt Library Addition Tops Warrant own yiTAL SPECIAL SESSION ACTON eeting Monday Night a functional and an esthetic point ot In addition to the library ar the voters will be called upon i to the acceptance of the un Request For Prison Farm Land Now In Senates Hands ACTON The Acton Industrial Development Commis sions four year battle to obtain a tract pf the Concord Re formatory farm land took another step forward this past i Tuesday as the House of Representatives on Beacon Hill held a final reading of Actons bill to obtain the land and it passed clearing the obstacle in the A i j r A large crowd of o finisheci tch finishec tch ers is expected to be on hand for B rucewood as well as The Representatives are now completely through dealing with Actons land bill and it moves into the State Senate for the final approval or disapproval which is expected within the next two PACKAGE DANGER study and he brought out the fact The Acton bill which passed the that the bill should not be passed money tor their Other important articles include a request the special town mcvtins set next Monday at the Blati chard Auditorium at 8 The by lhe town accountant for main event on the 17artice war rant Js article which calls forthe borrowing of for an 8700 foot addition to the Acton Memor ial The library Trustees rand Building Onunittee have House six weeks ago but which still had the final reading hurdle to the State Police also have legislation ponding whch asks for the u y iiiw LU tv i iiv iitu j i j t equipment and accept1that be voted on at once with i nil r 11 A n t it AiiT came onto Hie floor of the another portion of the prison Jarm HONORING COMRADES The Maynard American Alter an active Fletcher Legion firing squad is shown Q as part of a package from as the site for a now State Police Wavs and Means Committee 4 A M which contained about fifty bills l out on this proposal plans have been altered and the de Ugn has been chauged on the outside to best iscrve the community both from FLORIST Francis Floral Arrangements Flowers wired anywhere Phone CO 34752 124 Main Acton ancc of an easement for the Isaac Davis trail over the Conant land in Seven of the articles concern amendments to the Build ing as proposed by Fire Chief MacGregor and Building Inspector KoM2th Articles one and two are very closely The first ciiUs for the transfer of owned by the all of them either passing or suf fering Actons Vernon Fletcher of Chelmsford told the Ioiced a vote and his motion to i ULV uiiu mullein 9 pull the Acton bill out of the pack firing a salute to Maynard s departed war heroes during ago and deal witVi it as a separate passed From there on in it was clear Memorial Day exercise at Beacon that this package situation PUCASE TURN TO PAGE TWO upset him greatly and he feared that the Vetera Memorial wnich comprises Highway Department art of the to the Acton Memorial This land will be needed for the construction of the since the land im mediately abuts the land on whioh PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 2 Loans to Hornet Monthly Payment oer Includes both Interest and Consolidate your Loans up to SUMNER INVESTMENT 8724949 Call collect day or night for details THE ROSLEV MOTEL In Littleton HI 64333 on Routes 110 2A 2 minutes west of 10 minutes east of Fort Devens Our Dairy Bar open daily noon til 10 the Aeon bill whigh was so close might go down to defeat because one or more of the other bills in the pack age could generate enough unfavor votes to sink the whole pack melled last Saturday morn ing while R a delegation FLETCHERS MOTION CARRIES Fletcher dealt with this danger by making a motion to pull Actons land hill out of the package and The long suffer of Acton veterans led by ing Selectmen who are compelled I Commander Clark to bear the brunt ofaroused citi zens called a halt last Tuesday night when presented with a bag rodent n that is commonly associated with R marches in Actons art r nual Memorial Day BEACON STAFF PHOTOS Albert Alexanian and repre 4 sentatives of fifteen commu nities directly or indirectly served by the Middlesex Boston Street Railway Com pany met at Brartdeis Univer sity yesterday afternoon and agreed to present permissive legislation to the General Court which would allow the communities to assume the M B deficit for one If Maynard would have to hold a special town meeting where the public could either approve or dia j approve the towns partieipa ACTION NEEDED K present at the session called by Mayor Austin Rhodes of Waltham agreed that something had to Ix1 done to prevent the com pany from terminating bus service on Juno Mth as it has announced it It was decided that the towns had to show good faith by attempting to conic1 up with some sort of a None of those present could speak officially Cor their but they all felt that tho permissive legislation should be sent to tho so that can introduce it into the Legislature immediately an emergency It was emphasized that speed is important are only about tlrnx1 weeks left before the June 30th Legislature plans on adjourning On Governor Peabody called upco the to delay their shutdown fop 90 days mid the com panys Board of Directors meets this afternoon Thursday to deliberate the ONE YEAR PLAN Under the terms of the legislation discussed at Wednesdays the twelve towns having direct bus service and five other fringe communities utilizing the service would agree assume the com panys deficit lor one The percent of the deficit that each community would pay would based on either the relative popu lations of the various communities or the total number miles that the bus company clocks through each Whicb method will be used would decided by a special committee L PLEASE TURN TO PAGE TWO have it voted on s a separate i When Don Weaver of Dewey Stieet appeared in the Selectmens This caused some stormy opposi chamber bearing a bag which he I tion led by Representative Joseph i slowly began to Pat Donovan Chairman of Hie House Com Dont miss the big RODEO COMING JUNE 14th Fun and Thrills for the entire family Dancing Games Sponsored by the Maynard Rod and Gun Club mittee of Public who has been a staunch opponent of the bill and whose committee reported on it unfavorably previous to its initial passage by the Brett advocaed that the Acton bill be sidetracked and sent into a Never on Sunday Starts MAYNARD The new summei who is of en credited with an un canny ability to smell a rat nor j vously What have got in that a rat Weaver said yes and ripped open a smaller inner bag normally used to keep ice cieam exposing a stitf Weaver said tnat he caught the rat in his back yard and that he was showing it to the Se i lectmen to prove the menace to wmxwrtttJj ITC health caused by a swamp behind dump schedule wait into effect his w He has beep sting J that the swamp be cleaned SnhhnHi I HP Hiimn will hf ODCtl dur Sabbath the dump will be open dui ing the summer As of Tuesday open each week Saturday from 8 and 1 to Mondays the hours will be from 9 to and 1 to The dump will be closed Sundays and This weeks USED CAR SPECIALS 61 UANT V H ee 60 RAMBLER Cross Wagon 59 std 2tone gray 2 PLYMOUTH Blue gree i V T 60 RA 4 I Nomai t v t He claimed he had gotten no sat isfaction from the Board of Health SeST hBd jllst W unaround hisf no Chairman of the Selectmen Dono van was the first of the flabber gasted Board members to regain his He Dont in sinuate we have given you the run This Board is one of the few to get things It is a mat ter for the Board of not Show the rat to Weaver stated that he did not in tend to imply that the Selectmen gave him a runaround but that the Board of Health He warned that if one of the rats came out of the swamp and bit his the town would be in for Selectmen Albert Alexanian again repeated that it a problem for the Board of Health and urged him to take the mater up with Chairman Donovan suggested he do it quickly and encouraged him to de taking the rat with Alter he those in the Select mens chajmbers were noticeably swating at anything which might resemble a The Select men did not stay in session very long alter Weaver Industrial Review Included in this Weeks Edition The readers attention is called to the Industrial Review supple ment which is iiKhukd with this weeks Filled with data and about local in as woH us stories of re lated such as tax and other the Review is must11 reading tor those wishing to he come more informed about the area in which they as well as the changes which have taken place during the past TOBIN IRKED AT DELAY ON WELL ed Tape More Lies Ahead The Department of of the kase drawn this1 the two towns before approve PLEASE TURN TO PAGE TWO MAVNAHD Pulilic Works wiik that tho Army will Sudlnirys leasing to Town of Maynard a well located on military lauui in This is Uio first official word Irccii the Army thai it will allow tho The has insisted on approv CONDITIONKD SWIMMING POOL Acton 7765 ELE SHA AIR sta ELRY RTHU JEW aynard FridaySaturdayMondayTuesday June 5 GIGANTIC FACTORY SALE 25 to 75 off Reta G g po 56 FORD 8 2 Sed 54 PLYMOUTH Sed with low milei BETTER ALL SALES FINAL CASH and CARRY Like new PLYMOUTHVALIANT DEALER MAKES SERVIC COMB IN TO REGISTE DOOR WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL MIDNIGHT 9 Hours Mi to 8 84 Commonwealth Avenue 6800 ersoflt West Concord Vice HOWARD nson Carloads of Preseasoned and Weathered Redwood and While Cedar including Basket Post and Rail Also Redwood Table and Bench Sets with slight defects Trellises and Arbors At our plant behind West Concord Post Office CONCORD WOODWORKING 1 0 BEHARRELL WEST CONCORD EM 93350 TW 908 scopal ROU NDS ACA COR GO EET AIM STR CENTER ER BY ANOT AJL ;