Assabet Valley Beacon, July 8, 1965

Assabet Valley Beacon

July 08, 1965

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Assabet Valley Beacon (Newspaper) - July 8, 1965, Acton, Massachusetts After Revaluation Stow Tax Rate Is Placed At STOW The Stow Assessors have suirimiiirecl Hie tax rate at dollars of valuation on the recently completed re appraisal of property in the town al full and fair cash urhc Harold nrrUrt and Albert Drcch kr indicated that the reappraisal iit lull and fair cash value was made because a failure to do so might have resulted in an injunction a jainst the town and caused Stow a financial The town would have to borrow money to defend it self in FACT since the now famous Spring field tax all communities are obliged by law to assess at full and fair The Stow Assessors said they decided to move before they were forced into VThey also stated that they expect state reimbursements based upon the increaed municipal valuation cause by new Little Hope Seen For Lifting of Water Ban MAYNARD Theres still no relief in sight for Maynard residents like their burning up be cause of the continued ban on the use of SOMfi PROGRESS Some progress has been made in Retting the Quirk well into opera tion with the power lines at last in stalled and the house to shelter the i pump But tiiere is still the question of laying the pipe and connecting it up to the water distribution This could take another week o based upon the leisurely pace at which progress has saunter ed forward since housing developer Robert Quirk first suggested to the DPW that he would permit the town to pump the water for six months on a test Quirk offered to pay for the drill ing of a installation of a and laying of the pipe to Old Marl boro Tlie town was to pay for the stringing of power maintenance and the keeping of re cords during the The DPW also said it would see that an article was placed on Iftc next town warrant at town seeking to reimburse Quirk for his It was left up to the discre tion of the townspeople to vote the mcney or DELAYS Delays have stymied start up of the postponing the addition of the vitally needed water to towns dwindling With each passing the chances of the yearlong water ban being relaxed becomes more remote because of the At the very it seems now that the Quirk well can only begin operations the end of next Even any action on the water ban will have to wait until the DPW Commissioners which is not until July 20 now that the summer schedule is in Unless the Commissioners hold a special meeting prior to that any relaxation of the ban will have to wait until MAN HONORED Major James Fisher of 6 Kendall is being presented with the Massachusetts Medal of Merit by Governor John Volpe at Governor s Day during the annual two wek field training period of the 102nd Tactical fir up of the Massachusetts Air National Guard at Otis Air Force Base in Fal Fisher was cited for successfully landing his disabled jet fighter at Pease Air Base in New Hampshire last February and averting the loss of countless lives and the destruction of considerable AFS Bus Stop Weekend In Acton ACTON Enthusiastic host fami lies and American Field Service chapter members are looking for ward to this summer bits stop July More than one hundred and fifty people arc expect ifl to be at the Merriam School on Saturday afternoon when Idic bus load of American Field Ser ice foreign students arrives at 4 Selectmen John Loring of Acton and Eugene Prowten of Boxboro will officially welcome the visitors to the two A contin gent of Acton Minutemen will par ticipate in the representing our nmud colonial New England Also on with ban high and refreshment the will be the high school The thirtyseven foreign students nprcwmi twentyfive countries rang iiiu alphabetically from Australia and Bahrein to Switzerland and After their arrival on the studDits relax and become acquainted with rhcir Planned events commence Sunday with the group split into lur swimming parties hosted by and Roger Morse in Box and Donnell Board at Fort Pond in Major Robert Kirkpatrick at Snow JHid in and and Marvin Tolf in Late in the the rest of the host will join their teenagers backyard Townspeople WANTED Professional man or woman to sell real estate iii the Acton fr busy Realtor Mail strictly confidential resume to ACTON REAL ESTATE Box West Cstate 371 REALTORS Acton 2936000 are invitedto come to the evening activities at ActonBoxboro Regional High an oldtime New Eng j land square dance from 810 with Rob Treyz On Monday morning the foreign students and their chaperones will visit Starting in Doric the group will be given a tour of the State House by capitol Included in the planned tour is a welcome to Massachusetts by Governor John The group will have lunch en historic Boston Common and walk through the Public Return to Acton will be via points of interest along the Freedom The after noon will be spent with the host A smorgasbord dinner in honor of the foreign students will be held at at All interested families are invited to come and enjoy this happy Each family is asked to bring a buttered and and dessert will be Following the the foreign students will entertain along with talented Acton and Boxboro At on the foreign students will meet at the Merriam School for the de parture of the Their next stop will be New York then on to where they will be received by President John This event marks the end of their year in the United Stow Students To Enter Nichols College Class STOW Two Stow Fred erick Gray and Donald Far will enter the freshman class al Nichols College of Business Ad ministration in Gray is a graduate of Nashoba Regional High School where he was a member of the student concert and Winter Sports He was also a member of the track and football He is the son of and Charles Gray of Great Farron is also a graduate of Nashoba Regional High where he was a member of the student coun class and Lan and Science He was also a member of the and intramural basket He is the son of and Walter Farron of Circuit Acton Leads In During May ACTON Acton led the way for this area in general residential con according to figures re cently released by the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Permits for 13 houses were issued at an estimated cost of or an average cost of Total of all permits issued was Concord was in second place with a total of for general res idential permits for seven Total permits were estimated at Hudson recorded 11 houses at an estimated cost of and a total of all construction estimated at Grotons construction was estimated a for six houses with a total figure of Har vard built three houses at an estim ated cost of and a total of for all Littleton built one house at an es timated value of with total construction esimated to be In last place was Sudbury where building was really No resi dential permits were Nonres idential constructon came to Construction in the state as a whole dropped 9 per cent from the comparative January to May figure of Last year total construction during this five month period was as compared to this Residential construction was also down over the figure reported for April of this off per cent to ASSABET VALLEY VOLUME NUM1JER 19 ASSABET VALLEY BEACON July Price lOc Lowest Bid For Acton School Construction Below Estimate Gendarmes Nab Boeske MAYNARD One Maynard Po lice Commissioner was redfaced this After issuing orders to crack down on speeders in Maynard several weeks Selectman Howard Boe ske this past rudely learned what that can mean if you are on the receiving It seems that Maynards wealth iest Selectman was passing through neighboring Lincoln with visions of cash register sales dancing in his head when loandbehold the real life vision before him was a man in blue waving him over to the side of the Like the serene town of Lincoln has a Board of Selectmen that is cracking down on Selectman Boeske was one of the culprits to fall prey to a harrassed police force armed with Fortunately for the embarrassed Maynard it was his first of fence in the community so he es caped svith a The warning arrived by mail several days later just lo remind him of his narrow How fast was he going Forty four claims the redfaced of Boeskes biush with the how has not softened his attitude toward Maynard Hes even thinking of having the May nard force adopt the Lincoln warn ing notice sent through the hes looking into the possibility of installing a radar de tector in his car so he can avoid anymore embarrassing Quirk Awaits Green Light On His 218 Unit Old Marlboro Road Development MAYNARD The Planning Board encourage speeding was deemed less apparently is willing to give housj of hazard than streetside park ing developer Robert Quirk the j ing on a narrow Planning green light on his 218 unit ClearBoard Chairman Otto Mason noted j water Development off Old Marl boro subject to the Boards Approval is expected next the deadline of the CO day period in which the Board must render its The Planning Board or have the planned devel opment automatically approved be cause of a failure to act within the 60 will depend up that narrow streets do not deer the j speeders so widening a road would not create much more of a hazard from this standpoint than too nar row also incli about the cated it was concerned water table in the To ease the members mind en this Quirk said he would put a statement on the that he would on the findings of the Board of Pub build basements abovca i 1 he At Tuesday s I grouncj ieve the Board of Health had not sub Planning Board member Jim Cole man said this was desirablo since town in the event milled a written report on the devel opment allhough Ihe Planning Board hinled lhal Ihe Board had verbally 7uld protfl approval of all 1at developer look over the a handful of l wntttn statement would The Board of Health may still any other to ad have reservations about Ihe proiecl i e DISMAY During Ihe meeting with the Plan1 ning Quirk indicated dismay j at some of Ihe Boards Maynard Couple Injured On Wedding Woman Killed In Eastham Crash MAYNARD and Do minic who were on their wedding were injured in a two car collision late June A thirtyseven year old New Jersey woman was The crash occurred in front of the town hall in Three others were injured in the The fatally in jured woman was Rosemary Jumper of Her hus driver of the their and were taken to Cape Cod for treatment of head and internal and Bar buto were taken to the same hospi tal for treatment of head and face According to Police Chief Winifred the Jumper car collided with one driven by i so Ihe Planning Board is wailing un j lil Ihe health authorities submil a i written STIPULATIONS The Planning Board members in formed Quirk thai Ihey had a bushel baskel full of recommendations and stipulalions they wished him to car n On particularity the question of whether j there might be a water problem for j some j This was when the developer said ry including changes in drain he would be willing lo write a state widening of collecting roads ment on the saying that he and replacing peat with Quirk questioned the wisdom of widening the socalled collecting roads to fifty believing that Quirks voico at the meet this might draw vehicles into the ing was amicable for the most development and create a Walter whose would build basements above a ceri tain Although there was an angry edg The Board SUBSCRIBE TO The BEACON Boxboro Marine To Complete Basic that the Sudbury roads joining the I two roads of the Clearwater Devel presence has been the target of the j developers displeasement in plaints to the was not in i opment were fifty feet They Quirk nas protested to the SelectI also were concerned about streeti men the presence of the Board of side parking and wanted the road Appeals Secretary at Planning Board wide enough to allow cars to j Last week was the most The suggestion that this should i recent time he did this i John BOXBORO Marine Private John son of and John Kennedy of Middle is scheduled to graduate July 6 from Marine recruit training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Parris Island is the recruit train ing center for Marines who enlist east of the Mississippi During his 11 weeks of recruit training under veteran noncommis sioned officer Drill he learned small arms bayonet fighting and methods of self as well as receiving in struction in military history and traditions of the Marine and other academic He will be assigned to Camp Le for at least four weeks of advanced infantry combat train ing before being assigned to a school or to a Marine combat or support MR CONDITIONED Roomi SWIMMING POOL tuti MOTEL Acton CO 37785 l CLEARANCE SALE Childrens Stride Rite Shoes Childrens Sandles Party Shoes Plats Little Heels to Womens Mannequin Shoes to Womens Enna Jettick SJioes Mens Bates Floaters Mens Walk Over Shoes one third OFF Womens Canvas Casuals CONCORD BOOTERY Theoreau Street Please no change during sale Earth Removal Hearing At Stow Town Hall Tonight STOW The second in a series of hearings on applications for earth removal permits under the new po lice regulation will be held tonight Thursday at the Town Hall at Harold Lundys application for a permit to remove earth materials from his property on Sudbury Road will be considered this evening be fore the Board of Rash of Breaks Occur In Acton ACTON Early in June two cases of breaking and entering in the night time were discovered by the Acton police making their routine The Mail Coach Restaurant and the Middlesex both located on Route were broken into on the same During the past two three similar cases have occurred in Ac At June police of ficers Norman Roche and Robert MacLeod reported that entry had been gained by a broken window at the rear of the Bursaw Gas and Oil Company on Route The police found the desk draws open and a cigaret machine An estim ated one hundred dollars taken from the cigaret machine was the onlv On the night of June illegal entry was made into the Maynard and Acton Oil Company Meccas on Central where it w a s found that a rear window had been pried Again the desk had been Although the building contained coin operated these were not touched and no theft was Sometime after June Erikson Supply jn South Acton was broken into by nieans of ripping a padlock from a side An es timated twenty dollars in change was taken from the cash register in this the open safe was not Acton School Committee Meeting Is Canceled ACTON Due to the holiday there was no meeting of the Acton School Committee this The next reg ular meeting of the ActonBoxboro ough Regional School Committee will be held July at in the school committee rooms at the high This meeting will be directly followed by a meeting of the Acton School The Regional School Committee has announced that there will be no more curriculum review sessions until after the reopening of school in Harvard Trust Earnings Register 10 Increase Harvard Trust Company reports firsthalf net operating earnings of or a compared with or a share for the same period in an increase of 10 per In its comparative June 30 state ment of the bank listed total assets of compared with twelve months Loans increased to 367 from and deposits increased to from in the same twelve months David McElvein ACTON Midshipman First Class David son of and Clark McElvein of 460 Main is currently on his summer cruise aboard the guided missile cruiser tSS oper ating in the Caribbean During the sixweek he will 1 participate in all phases of ship board In addition to standing underway he will receive training in communica j engineer ing and other basic naval I Summer cruises are scheduled i each year to provide Naval Ac ademy and Naval Reserve Officers i Training Corps Midshipmen with per Isonal experience and practical know ledge of naval operations in various types of Gap Between High And Low Bids ACTON The outlook seems 1 bright for a speedy start on con struction of the new elementary At last Thursdays bid open a low bid of by John Tncci and Sons was more than under the estimated construction cost of Two years ago the town approp riated for the construction and equipping of the school and there was some question as to whether this amount would still be If the low bidder is offered a con tract by Building it appears that construction on the bad ly needed school can begin immecl lately without any delays due to in sufficient The bids were opened at the Ac ton Town Hall at 2 Thursday by Robert Crane of The Architects with Jack Chun of I Joseph Cobb of the Building Edwin Richter of the School Superintendent of I Schools William OConnell and representatives of many of the ten firms which offered bids also in at SPREAD The spread between the low bid of and the high bid of i by Leonard Rugoi was more than The second low est birl was by Spinelli and followed closely by a bid of by Morris and The Huildins Committe and The Arch itects Collaborative have now taken the bids under and an announcement concerning the award ing of tlk contract is expected in the near The new school will be built on land recently acquired by the town off Elm street in West All contractors bidding on the did so with a target date of Sept lOfifi in Maynard Marine Returns To Duty After Visit MAYNARD Staff Sorgoant Earl I Lambert of the Marine Corps has returned to Camp Lo after u tenday loavi visit with his llelem Lambert of Staff Lambert has been as signed to his new duties as an In structor on Communicatiotis at Camp I North Joins Marines Andrew son of and Arthur Caless who live at Liberty Square Road in has enlisted in the Marine On June 24 Private Caless left tor twelve weeks of intensive train in at Marine Corps Recruit Parris South Carolina where he will learn fundamental Marine Corps Upon comple tion of recruit he will un dorjio a vigorous four weeks of ad vancod infantry combat training al j Camp North and than be granted a well deserved twentyday leave at Loans to Homeowners Monthly Payment iMr Includes both man CoiuolldaU your Louu up to SUMNER INVESTMENT Call colltct day or alfhl lor cUtatU INTEREST PER YEAR ON REGULAR SAVINGS PAYABLE JULY 1965 i more reason to enjoy the convenience of doing your banking at a Harvard 1 rust rullService ABIHUBS 188 CENTRAL ROUTE HUDSON THIS WEEKS SPECIAL MATERNITY SPORTSWEAR RIOT YOUR CHOICE 99 Shorts Tops Slacks Skirts While They Last SHOP DAILY 1O TO 10 ;