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Acton Beacon (Newspaper) - January 16, 1964, Acton, Massachusetts ) Tot Th* Latest MEWS Read “The Beacon ” Only Itwspapar Printed Locally TH VOLUME ll, NUMBER 46 #  ------------ The BEACON —Thursday, January Iii, UMH Price IO# Court Action On January 24th Acton Board Of Appeals To Defend Permit Denial tv Two Sills Oft Beacon ^ ^    ** “Sold A' State Police “Sold” On Acton Academy Site Board Turned Tv Down Duplex Construction Tin ACTON Deputy Commis ■‘im ti tween state depa' wilts ol Mal* Police, Hr <1 llavey, told Industrial Commis 'un Ii i the “BEACON'* iii a TueM.ii> inter a transfer to die * mu ut vim that the Sta'" police had anam use as an industry! site. fil'd a bill rn Ii the I egi-datur ■ seek 'I ii Deputy (Vnm'ssMinei while th would i> Acton fot Vjtiat ic lacilit i’s v ut lid lim I ai i aum (I thi oi'i’.h ii 1 of « Uh I indoor |)<i(ii or .1 'ak 1 in mil1* i l!i i .Ile,i W Ii • n «|ir d col a i I nill:.; . stilted motorcycle ;rad to ah,ch inc,ii ■ \ri o\ Will dele I d It dec ii ic p i mil ■ to in in (’mu!, Friday ll case. VV it I ll hits I an in, Bn,• Tit ill tis Iii,I uh >1 * in ^ a •• I ll. aet I, hi.a . '■ill!' II"' 1 "Ut1 'nurd of Appeals ion to deny build Ai ton developer Jamulr\ 24. The (ii |htiding Sims hist February im> vvHived, w iii iii,!-ic in lami ll ON THE SCENE — Maynard firefighter, Carlo Mistretta (L), get# aet to enter the burning building as fireman Evald "Swede” Johnson, emerges during the fire which broke out at the Millstream Package Stere on Main Street in Maynard last Friday noontime. Quick action by the Maynard firemen saved the building and stock from complete destruction although the damage inflicted by the blaze was considerable as the above photo attests to. BEACON STAFF PHOTO in;* fin transfer ut approximal l> thai the state Polk ii teen acres of la,id kina aloin* the north Tty sid" of It,,ut.1 2 from the Department en* Correction to the State Poliiv for us’ a- a State Pol ice Acad-um sit". A second S at • Police bill will s*vk authority to build and expend such funds as are mad • available for the purpose. Mr Fire Breaks Out In I Maynard Gunman Pleads Guilty: To Be Sentenced Local Package Store Maynard Firelighters Battle Friday Blaze MAYNARD The Maynard Pol ice Department's case against Cos mo R. Bonhomme. : I. of Jaquts St. Somerville, came to a clos * this pas. Monday as Bonhomme appeared iii Hast Cambridge Court and plead d guilty to the strut‘ng of Maynard Police Officer. Charles Sullivan, on Hth on Great Road in quickly brought the flames under centro’, prevented more extensive damage, and quelled, the possibility i of the fire spreading to adjacent ^-MAYNARD. — A spectacular Jal azo; 'Inanes aud Buscemi’s Market. broke out en Main street last Friday j Th„ f. brok(, m l nt 12;3f| m noontime as the Millstream Package' ,    tnr    ...    ...    th    .    . Store managed bv Mrs. Jeanette R.    1    n    V'hi    >V    Bonhomme    also    plead    .-d guilty to Braman of IO Louiw arret. May-1 w?i™ !!(’,..I, th    ,    <*»•*-»    tm«,wluH>    carrying    a ,    . .. et- ,.'l I Wilson cited the probable cause as    _r nard was the victim of afire which I st( mmi fro.n the wWng in an weapon, larceny cl caused darpage estimated in the vi-'    B emily of $10,0 0 0. Maynard firefighters under the di- ; I (HKt v 'r Novefiifiet Maynard. registration use of a motor , sit mm mg ire ti uh- vvt. mb ! .."J.' plates, and unlaw electric sign that had been installed, ^^jc) the day before the fire broke out. I He wi|, a|)pea|. m East Cambridge rection of Chief Phillip Wilson rushed j The frcmt portion of one side of, Court again next Monday mornng to the scene with two of the town’s ^ store was completely gutted and when he will be sentenced, three pieces of fire apparatus Ia11 tlie stoc'< m t,lat seotlco was    Bonhomme was apprehended by 'destroyed. Firefighters* efforts pre-1 Maynard Police Chief. Michael Zap- vented the blaze from taking holdlareski. and a S* merville detective at the back of the store and in the two days after he tired at and hit AIK CONDITIONED Room .I SWIMMING POOL at basement muMllon MOTEL IU. 2. Acton" CO 3 77V Loans to Homeowners $21.00 Monthly Payment par tl.OOO, includes both Interest and Principal. Consolidate your Hills. Loans up to $15,000. SUMNER INVESTMENT CO. Framingham, 872-4049 Call collect day or night for details Patrolman Suliiv.ii*. who had stopped Chief    Wilson said    approximately    j him iate,iht to ?ect‘ ™ a sus 500 feet of hose were laid to fight Picious lookn* ":‘mhrl' >)late’ the fire and no injuries were re I Bonhomme mad, good his escape parted    despite the    dense smoke    from lht s\ole"    v' !v(',e whlch ^ulh which tile firemen had to cope with    ’van s,f<pped. by    stealing a cai Hmi to enter the burning building. !thp «ara#e ()l Raf'‘ i“*1 Aho ol Marl boro Street. The'    Fire chief    estimated the    *jju, Aho car    was discovered in damage to the building to be iii the vicinity of three to four thousand dollars and the damage to stock to be at least as much. A large crowd ol onlookers gather cd to watch the blaze which occured during the lunch hour at the nearby I Maynard Industrial Park, llavey stat d that. although he had utilize land already owned by til not as yet ivtvlyed notification of date and not pre.intl' being us d h arings. it is his understanding that    Ile further remu’ked that the typ the hills will be scnedllUd to rome of operation nlan*' by the Stat bt fore the Legislature iii February. Police would he D’lielicial to any BILLS DIFFER    |b,wn iii which it was located, pin llavey said that tho Police bills ’ giving added prob e ion to the Con differed from the bill placed by the; cord Prison. Acton Industrial Commission which    AQUATIC    FAV    ILLI IEX seeks twenty live sere* al Concord    When quest ii in; n about !acilili"> el 'finitely want (I nl- have raised son,, obi-et Mn ,d the    Acton    sit*    for a permanent    Mr, linsey take    •hat nu,fori sol State Police Arati    my. Altin having    tunning was give!    to Stab Polk vi< wail between twice and twenty    cud-Is only, and ti *    til    iv    wa-    only possible sites, oil' ill which Was    on - sueh    cia - i* I    >    ai    lh    tx priced    at    per acre, and    plain, d that til"    cycie ti ne: having    tound    none I ie* ter than the , used only un' I 'I"    cia-- i- t,.i d Acton silo. Mr. Ilaviv statu, that he 1    in the us'    ut • in, .mix •    * I,    ami    th felt it was univ common sense to    the roans    are ii- <! SECOND TI LF rn* Reform itorv land lying along the southerly side of Route 2 in that the police hill would b a transit*!' he needed for a Stat. Police Academy he -tat cl that th" present rifle rang ’ in Smit Idiom won id be maintain, n Tliis is tit" s.-cond consecutive v "ill in wInch tile Stat’ P lie ha’, ' pun ’1 a hill b1 'tori th, I, ,i-I iiiii , tai th trsiiwfen a1 ut Vat" R, formatoi > land 111 tat Oft VVll-MV .1' ll, pal mu O’ ,1 Col rection ' holt,.s appl oximat, Iv two hundred and seventy !*ve Heres Dill mg tile prociVoilUO which w> :> un -UCC - !ul last year th, ll pm 'iii ut al Correction VVi'C ’’ retard a- tav tiring the ti'aiis|, i d to Bit' State polka \ Nobody Loves a “Tyrant!” _.*(*» NAUD    Toys ii Moderator Philip Wilson til'd Mu “BEACON tills week that lie 'could prefer that another individual w as eh cit ti to tin post of Moderato* lie stat al that ne will not seek the office "if I tan possibly avoid" it. Ile indicated Mn* lit was weary of th job. He stated that out* had to be a bit of a "tyrant" to    he moderator if the town meeting were going to ac complish anything, indicating that Iii was tired of the* rn1 . lie noted that most town modern    'irs we! as was proven by    a recent meeting ol them. Although Wilson says Iv is reluc .Somerville and 'ifV'orprints in the tam to bi* town mud rotor tor an vehicle    led to    th ■    arrest of    Bon-    other term, there    are some towns bonnne,    a parole    violator from    the    People that expect    him to be at the Town Fathers Ponder Boeske Dump Offer Julian D'Agostine $35,000 Plus Gravel Rights Set As Price II ll: I -Itll" tor th* -lit Ii ma >lli< tent • u lt** i atm Se Cosmo Bonhomme Walpole State Pi old stand again. lr. rte; ut years, lit Selectmen Drop Land Articles From Warrant; Dump Proposals are Included has been opposed only once and most t hi rd party years both his ow.*, party, the Republican, anti the Democratic Party endorse him. MAYNARD 'Inc Maynard ectmeii voted Tee.-nay    night to V1    request    that Pal lid l.edgard.    local i •s 1s realtor, appraise the land ol Mrs I Graft Boeske oft ai Waltham street including the pres* ii! flump site til determine the value O' the property so that the town can enter into a gotialions for pur I ase of the land. The Selectmen d* termini d to oh tifi (I «>nl\ na tain att appraisal it the land bv a |Vmovnl ol tin hump r such tennis at e net d. operation of an All three DPW Commissioner!* ex press* ii drown at Un tact that gravel would be r moved, pointing out that gravel Is need-al tor cover in order to connu'i a sanitary till quired for ail inc in I .hoi operation Baritone claim* I that Ii* wa- in I ii \. • c ut piirenus" o! the piop*i‘t> at .CILIUM ii the g*1 was incline 'I IU said that* would lie ut* * n un basis, anti im ! would nullity Th trial on'" scheduled tor Ii nary 8, but -.rn I* al- had not b * th- dat the Sine* ti*, Board nit in order to judgt th merits of an offei made by the at torney of Mrs. P ilk to sell tin land to the tov u. till* Maynard Solon*, Finance Comm. Dissect Warrant! PETITIONS WEEK-END SPECIALS Imperial Italian Plum TOMATOES ■■■■I RUMP *3 I lb. 12 oz cans $4C STEAK $1.39 lh. FRESH FISH CHICKENS 3-3'/, lb. 33c lb. BUSCERN’S SUPER MARKET 179 Main Street, Maynard At least three articles appearing ___„    ,,    , i , kl the March town meeting warrant MAYNARD -- Tho Maynard Select wjl) ,x> i>rouffht by petition, men have withdrawn two articles *    , from lh-, warrant which they o>-i«in-1 A 'f™"'"* "r'n; 'ad “‘ '* 't°' ally intended to submit in March. ’ <*• ™>*t«*    * Tire Selectmen withdrew the ani- >l”"*"l by an article b rnwl by |k Cle asking tor the appropriation of *'*'»" "    drt,de    call“** Chaffee Millwork To Close Doors s.ih. HiO < )i’FER Niitluni Brown, it presenting Mr Hot ske, offered to sell tin J question totaling inuit* 13 MAYNARD    Chaffee    Millwork ill .discontinue operations at its lo eaticn iii the Maynard Industrial Park, and is running a going out of w Im    11 mer tor    ,    al    ii • ! OI ll It- n cie dSMi.K (VU u.c aupupMouo..    „    L1    ,    l,    I    business sale ill conjunction with this some $23,000 to buy five acres ut laud 1 'b*,~»>^ £jrtn, dceisir„.Jt has Ik™ .....nunml_ by ^ „h in the'Northwest comer cf town for i,a hon»«" of tht‘ lat" rrapami.    0s,m;n    Chaffee,    owner. The sale. eventual town needs silica it would Kennedy.    |    wjTch    includes    the complete stock. I be necessary to specifically name The Town Employees Association started at 9 a in. this morning, the land in question. Chairman of will also place a number ol artic’cs    chafft the Selectmen, Albert Alexanian. on the warrant asking for hourly Millwork has been in busi- Sheritian tleni' tl land in BEACON tha* Iv ‘ll" v town vvantid the to the town for 'n still ol xTi.nno mov*d when dis-Mrs. Boeske would retain tile right ,|u. |alu| to remove the gi"'.v"l on the prop. rty ! that time. th and st ll it.    in the vicinity ut In the original offer made by At torney Brown befop a joint meeting of the Board of S. lee'men and De of Public Works tile town [ would obtain till* to a total ol 13.7 i acres which indu lee. til" land leav d to the Rod and Gun Club but which [would not 11ic-111*T• I*" land on which building Attorney Brown .add that it wallas understanding ti"' the town did nut want the grnvi! aud that Ray I mood Sheridan hail told him iii'- nut main wvik- • arlie ( unimi--am r ll* told th* nut -aid the entip'lv I* flu pril'e ll' , .! Uilginolly been Wedne-day. Jan /hi TU ai lit of Ap i properly notified i.    was im-1(Hint'd. \pp als was with I ii.- I. and since Sek'Ctmefi's , oun-    I    Rn ha .I \!    Calx had indi- r at fi    Ii    vv ut I Ii I n. '    a nut to handle Iii" \|i|)'als Boa: 'I ■ * '"ti-e. tile St l-('mu engaged Attorney Herlxtrt Wilkin- of Ca's iv ii a- counsel. SELECT'IFN FIRST GR WIED    PERMITS Th’ whull altair ( gap in Septem-t, i.    It ti i.*. win ii d"    up ’ r Paul Swee- : ,t v    wa- i—ii'd ,    |K'i til it to build loin duplex ll' hi si s m Arlington St., W’ -• \t '"ii. I ii" p.e(* s,,|l consdrui ■at' ’    investigated by ! Fie'! and he tin ti Hiding inspector pi i'm.    , -nice he ques- •ii*I it i    ' i lmng this. This has."!    mi the vote ot IVeembt'i I'.Min. to ex Ila,. ".I Va I im* had h" town * igine* had advis'u not ta Ism it ii, int ll till Ie ointuo'i vvas 'hi '"'.VII ill "Inn ii ;pi x apa- I I* IVV’ ’ w itll. Att arni y ’■.■si ,:*u Svv I IHI .Itll! i «n-v Iva* a.-king pm" wall) IMO th" aet Hid price coming to more than si ob, nun including i*ngineeri lg <;nd Inukciam fees. Selectman D-HOVail -aid that Mr. Brown had • veil mention’, d a abut Ie S< lect! ’■pp vv. Ii nuns. the id ut ll Id on IU PLEASE TI RN TO I’AGI n’a'mn hti'h -id I, the took th App- <*i-e* rube th* I he in residential consultation D’ Agostme rip-, and Attorn e y •,>nti’.ig int* rested t- the Selectmen, i Richard McCabe ■'men that they building p* rmits. matter to the A hearing was i*. w h* re a legal filets wa- made FU ti rd issued a CONTINI ED ON PAGE 2 UST WEEK OF CLEARANCE 25% ta 50% off Orig. Prices Men's — Women’s — Children’s — Infants’ CLOTHING • FURNISHINGS • SHOES • SKI WEAR Cash only SALE . ENDS ’ JAN. 18th A3 MAIN ST., CONCORD 369-2561 .. house and sn:.d! building now .    , *i •, ness since 1953 at the    same location ;    stan(js or the    Whaler property. told the-."BEACON" that no land    wage    n^rease,    accumulative    sick.    jn t,u> rorme|. Assai)..t    muis. En-    These two pie*"- of property total had actually been singled out far    leave    benefits,    incentive pay    and    gagL,{j in ttK. distribution    of window    at)(|l|t    j,;uc. a hall or two purchase which is why the Board, longer vacations.    J a|)(j C|(X„, units, exterior and interior at.r,,s Brown indicated that th decided to withdraw the article. |    DUMP    ARTICLES    finish, as well as tin* manufacture (jHulS0' a|l(i jot c(H,i * piolialily be in The Selectmen also decided last    'p|n.    Maynard    dump will he    back    of cabinets at an earlier    point in its    c|ut|,.d \it ,s. Boeske also asked dud Friday to omit the article call tg    on the town Warrant for March. The    operations, the company    was one of    stu, h.!Vl, t|lt,    tn ,vmm*. the for the sale    of    the property where    Department    of    Public Works has the first to locate    in    the Maynard    ur;(Vj ovt.,. .,    f0U*. >0;ir p«'riod. Her Marty’s Taxi    stand and    Kangas    onc&- again    submitted articles offer--! Industrial Park.    attonny stated thai this Shoe Repair    now operate.    This was    jn^ a number cf    alternative solutions | ^/jr Chaffee has    atmounced that    negotiated for    a shorter period of alternatives submitted t(( t|)(, (jump problem.    ! |1t. will join the May oavd firm of time. The Quartermaster Corps la*id- off Channing E. Davis which is engaged of Taylor Road and the property be- jn the manufacture and distribution tween the new high school anil of Redi Fit Doors. Ile has spent a    ' Gre*;n Meadow School are offered lifetime in the millwork business and as possible sites for a dump.    has resided in Concord for the past Articles calling for the appropria- 23 years. tim of funds for the renting ot the I one of foul on the property. Because the land vvas actually part of the Memorial Park created by *an *act of the Legislature, the Selectmen decided to withdraw the article, It would require a number of years to have the land once again eliminated from the bounds ot the Park and since this would be going I present Boeske land and the pur-directly against the original act, the ; cnase of equipnv i an article was dropped.    jdcd. Subscribe To The Beacon BARILONE (QUESTIONS A*'ke Bal lium' ques it purchasing a Iii* ce of property im $35,IMM) in which the gravel had b en removed. He pointed out that cr. r*a.-un lor con sidering the Hne.-k* land "was tin pc.ssihility of ere'" big an incinerator at a future did*', ll*' argued that the removal of fill an■! gravel would FAST ACCURATE TYPIST Full Or Part Time t CALL BEACON PUBLISHING CO. TW 7-2012 WE HAD A BUT... WE’RE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS 9 A.M. lo HP. M7 We would like <o extend our sincere appreciation to the Maynard Fire Dept, for their prompt and expert action. Jack Brennan Proprietor MILLSTREAM PACKAGE STORE 183 Main St. Maynard SALE 30% off ALL Merchandise JANUARY 20-25 Highball Gift Shop 8. & M. DEPOT CONCORD V-> 'iv'/- Av ;