Get 1 more page view just for Liking us on Facebook
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Assabet Valley Beacon (Newspaper) - July 9, 1964, Acton, Massachusetts ASSABET VALLEY 0 BEACON VOLUME NUMBKU ASSABET VALLEY BEACON July Price 10 cents GETTING CLOSE TO THE are some of the members of the Maynard High School Building Committee and the projects architect as they met at the new school last Monday night to examine the final stages of the construction One of their cur rent problems is to find a way to water the newly seeded lawn and landscaping in the face of Maynards water The members School Princi Frediano Mattioli Henry Chappel John Tobin and Fernanda High School faculty Worsley Fardy Noble Loomer Superintendent of Albert Lerer and George BEACON STAFF PHOTO Governor Holds Up Acton Pocket Veto Feared Singleton from the firm of PerleyGilbert No Solution Arrived At For Water Ban Problem At New Maynard High Cant Water Landscaping u n n uf n NO DiPiWi Plimp Available Albie Goes For Broke OI5N10N Townwide opinion on whether 01 not the s decision not to al MAYNARD Tie Maynard High nv lne Huilding Committee to ue School Committee1 met at watti is a appears lie new high school this past MonPrcllv VCH Tlure are those day night and the problem of how to water thc ntwly seeded lawn landscaping at the new school was not Last week the Building Commit t to the Pub ic Works Cixnmissiyiuv for permission to sprinkle the lawn and landscapirg despite the towns water ban was turned down by thy At that CummUsion who is also a mem ber of thj Building Committee fug tod that the landscaping Uir could pump water from a wa ter hole on the premises of thc and he aso lat it was the contractors to water thc MKMBKRS UNCEHTAIN Monday evening members of the Building Commutes were uncertain us to landscaping contractor would be re sponsible for producing theexpect ed greenery if he were denied town Thc Buildng Committee request ed tile loan of a pump so that they could follow Tobins sup and utilize the water hole but I hey inloimed that the did not have a pump of the type One Committee member express ed the feeling that Mondays heavy raVis produced a psychological f leet at the meeting which lessened the apparent seriousness of the situ ation and allowed tle session to end without any soution being ironed He also offered the opinion that the School Department might have to consider thc pcrsibilitv of buyng a pump or sinking a well for future use because Mayrards water supply situation appears to be blossoming into an annual summer wh feul tllat flollars tllc thaiiands of tax i1 landscaping mignt MAYNARD Maynard Se Albert one of the three Democratic nom ination seekers for the 10th District State Representatives may he a staunch DemoWould Establish New crat but it appears that he has some powerful Republican sup in at least Hudson Ralph a has been squiring Alexanian throughout the highways and flnother Route 27 Bczoniftg Soughl Acton Planning Board May Seek Mew ByLaw For Shopping Centers Zoning Category ACTON The aien Ruue in South Acton fur which rexon ing from residential to business use has been requested was enlarged by 15 acus as Naslasi of 17 Main South Acton presented a petition to the Planning Board to byways of Hudson where evidential land which he owns Maynard hopeful has been m the side of Route 27 Main CAISEY All Ready His Sprinklers 62 A1K CONDITIONED Roomi fl SWIMMING POOL lowd MOTEL Acton CO 37765 luui be thrown away if the landscap ing is allowed to On the other many are of the opinion thai the town is no different than any one ese and should adhere to the water The 3KACON contacted the Chair man of Maynards most recent Building Committee previous to the high sc 100 Jean Ted Cai wno headed up the Municipal Building Committee and asked him what his reaction would have btcn if a similar circumstance had arisen for his j Caiey was emphatic in agreeing with the action and said i day they start using j town water at the new high school is the lay that I lake out my sprinkj 1 lers and water my lawn in defiance of the water Asked if this could IIP he darn right you Subscribe To The BEACON campaigningextensively for the past three One of Alexanians Democratic op ponents is former Hudson Se Francis Political pundits feel that record vote get ter in plans on cam paigning for all he is worth in Hudson in an attempt to i cut significantly into Mur phys anticipated plurality in his own home while at the same campaigning sufficiently in Maynard and Slow to hold onto the healthy majority which he would be expected to The boys downtown are of the opinion that the presence of another Maynard Demo Raymond in the race makes Alexanians strat egy of going for broke in Hudson almost imperative the Maynard vote in the i Democratic primary will be split between two hometown running the Maynard line to Pine or business GrQtld Held Xastasi land is located across thc slur from the acre parcel which Allied Lunemi of iroton and Joseph Kalite of Duggiiii Acton ciuesteo that the Phinning Boaid re from rcsidrniial to business so that niii build a shopping FOR IIAUDWARK STUIK Nastasi tnld the Planning Hoard thai his primarv reason lor 11 iltiiSting the is so hat he ean Hie haidwarc sloie which hr owns in Maynard to tion in Soutli lie said he consider Iniiloing oth CT stores on the 15 acu1 site for in come John Chairman ol thr Vlanning announced thai a public hearing on the nzoning of property will be held in the Acton Town Hal at on August and developers of the pioposed Village Center which would hi aeo the street the land met with the three members i Planniim Huaid pivscii ai The ilevcinpi wii by repieeitinLS Star MIC nl he prospective tenants nl the shop pins eeiter Douglas IVot landscape architect iind siu plaiuiii fiotn ihe linn lit dill and Merrill nl by SCUVKY The eloper bad 10 meet the IMamniiU in or der to nialion in ccuectlon witi their ti lor At tb Measure Is Killed If Peabody Doesnt Sign By Friday Aclon Industrial Development Commissions prison farm land bill which cleared the Legis lature last week may well dissolve into something more closely resembling a stale crust and two crumbs as Gover nor Peabcdy has still not signed the bill into If he does not do so within the next 21 the measure dies a but not painless at the hands of an executive privilege called the Pocket Beacon Hill sources indicate that the Correction De partment and the State Department of Public Works have been at the GovernnrV ear urging him not to sign the Entreaties from Acton imploring Peabody to ink the document have borne naught but bitter fruit up to this was so mpls to push through would run Considering More Well Drilling AIAYNARD Michael charg ed by tiie Sudbury Police with arm ed robbery and assault with a dan gumis appeared before Farley in F mm District Court past Monday and the judge ruled probable cause on bath Ciilbe1 was released in bail and his case will be brought before Superior Court Grand Jury by Middlesex District Attorney Droncys a Tree Department work was charged with allegedly asI Irani lawn of the saulliig Williim of Concord inn Iiltecn minute with a iron and robbing him ol S7IW in the parking lot of the 111 onl over the Maynard line in Following Madisons admission to the Hospital for the treat ment of ten lacerations and a report from wife that hiwas rob bed ol a large sum of tile How About Another Dance MAYNARD Superintendent ol Public1 Donald reports that Mondays heavv rain showers pushed Hie water level at the White Pond reservoir up one inch ami helped to curtail the usual weekly loss of water at Mavnards source water in At Tuesday evenings Com Commissioner John Tobin said thai rains came about through his efforts since he pel formed an ancient Chei okee Indian rain dance on the Municipal Huild before the down verified this Ieict and that he knows because Tobin niauc heat the Westover Is Appointed To Acton Of Health Sudbury Police began an tlu MAYNARD Tile DPW tidii which led thun U Oilbort as a the sinners discussed the possibility of Bolh W0re patrrns of the 117 Iloue on the night that Madison was assaulted and rob SOUTH ACTON HOUSE FOR SALE By The Owner 5 room 9 years with 26 x 12o fireplaced living 3 large tile baseboard hot water Full basement with Over o acre landscaped lot with split rail near school and shop Buy from owner and Will be on premises at 26 CENTRAL ACTON WEEK OF JULY 1218 SAVE MONEY BUSCEMIS Market 179 HUM STREET MAYNARD SMOKED Shoulders 29clb SAVE lOc LEAN CHUCK STEAKS In The Bone CHOICE 65clb MAXWELLHOUSE INSTANT Coffee 89clb 40c 3 to 4 Chicken 35clb PAULS HADDOCK DINNER 49c NOW 29c LEAN BOILED HAM SAVE 20c 39C drilling additional tiSt in the town at a meeting hed last Tuesday evening with Robert Chapman o the Chapman spec ialists in will Chapman with the Commis The Sudbury Police claim that Gil sioners earlier in the year and has bert ecnlesstfd after he was taken 1 been making surveys in the town to to the1 Police Station for determine likely He sug gestcd a number of possible locations at Tuesdays When Chapman first approached the Commissioners some time Gerald Nee made it clear that he would be against drilling in areas in which tesl wells had already been For this he insisted i that Chapman indicate where he plan ACTON Conlractoi s bids for ned to drill before the DPW would the new AetonBoxhorough Junior High Seaool were opened in the Tuesday Chapman said he main lobby ol the high school at felt there promising areas ofl Ii Tuesday Jo of Summer Street beyond the airscph Hartsdorn of Harvard port near tvStow Nee said Chairman of the Re al least ten tests had already been gional School made in this vicinity and only Although no decision has yet been small vein of gravel the soil needmade by the on which ed for water lo bo present in wiil be the bids Iicient quantities had been discovDinged iom an apparent low ol to an apparent high ol Chairman of the DPW Commis Calendar days needed be He the only of the construction way to find water was to drill nmtracLors ranged it as Sudbury had done and pointed out that a productive well could i in within a lew leel a dry M them under Chaiiman of the DPW Commiss Mike said he favor ed additional faced with what to be an annual water Commissioners ACTON At a joint meeting o Aiton Board of ScliCtmcn and Acton Rcard of Hea th m Tuesday Huston West was appointed to t ie Board ul Health tn fill a created by the resignation of Martin Weslover was app inl ed unanimoirly on a written is associalid witii the Acton Medical Md Km son Bids Opened On Monday Construction Of New Acton Boxboro Junior High To Cost About ley Gilbert who will give his report to the Committee at which time a on letting the ma be Construction tin ihe new school is expectcii lo begin sonuiime tliis and it will he located on the present school complex site in West SUBSCRIBE TO THE BEACON AHMM Tin1 w ic l elen ell PlliASK TLKN TO PAdK Principals Post At NewJunierFJgh Governor Peabody TUG UK WAR Actcu lulutrial Development Th learning of tv ills iniubieill nttic il could think In Pi abnily t e Arthur Hayes seemed to feel it the only No docMioiv was advisement and went into executive session to go over them in 1be bids are now being sudicd by the Merherl Cilass from the Lowell linn ol Per Wanted M To Huy or old bricabrac Call SIMMiti 11 Bob Skinner flu i ll iliinU i upeiil I I Six K Acton o be II1 1 uh ill SepleMlbi1 I liiv Kin i liti lins borough Ilib stall since SiiiU lie iia VicePi iniun i lli1 and it lliM the Lew Princi pal be tmlnn all met in the a n n I ihe new scluul Irom uround the linal accept h AH decree in oin the ol Mis diiireis in hi linn Staiiiord tJiiveiitv and Harvard Inivei the high chixil been eivior nl Suulcii Council and the lIMii SvKli tv n IV mils I tlv rlaii ul and must b proved b liiith thi Ciovernor til1 Thivcisiui ilid ilane iiiu in the suviis in but d in a hall1 a loaf bettci thiin noiii1 llie pro Loans to Homeowners Monthly Payment PIT iiu hides bum liuirfsl and Consolidate vour billi Loans 110 I SLIMNFR INVESTMINT S7J1949 Lrtll collett or niaht for dotult ELECTRIC SHAVERS REPAIRED FRANKS BARBERSHOP 570 West Aclon TIIK In Littleton IIU on Routes 110 2A i minutes west of 10 minutes east ol Korl Dovtus Our Dairy liar open daily noon til FLORAL FASHIONS FLORIST Francis Floral rransemenls Flowers wired anywhere Phone CO 34752 Main Acton CUSTOM SHOP CLOSED FOR VACATION Weeks of July 13 20 7 Windsor West Acton 2635691 CLEARANCE SALE Of Summer Merchandise REDUCTIONS AVERAGE FROM to ALL SALES FINAL Gail Mark Shop OF WEST CONCORD
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.