Entries by Mary Grow

China planners to prepare a revised comprehensive plan

by Mary Grow China Planning Board members have decided to start carrying out their responsibility to prepare a revised town comprehensive plan before the current one expires in the summer of 2020. The three members at the Jan. 16 meeting directed Chairman Tom Miragliuolo to ask selectmen to appoint a new comprehensive plan committee and […]

CHINA: Selectmen schedule special meeting for budget workshop

by Mary Grow China selectmen have scheduled a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, to continue work on the warrant for the March 24 town business meeting. At their Jan. 22 meeting, board members spent almost two hours going over the draft warrant Town Manager Daniel L’Heureux prepared. Major items they did not […]

CHINA: Short agenda leads to variety of discussions

by Mary Grow China selectmen turned a short agenda into a variety of discussion topics at their between-holidays meeting on Dec. 27. Called primarily to pay biweekly bills, the meeting included updates on the road crew’s work in the Christmas storm and on the new Neck Road fire pond; proposals to record selectmen’s meetings and […]

China Board to review Varney application, hold public hearing

by Mary Grow At their Dec. 12 meeting, China Planning Board members heard pieces of two applications that will be before them again in January 2018 and later. One they have already reviewed at length, Parris and Catherine Varney’s controversial application to use their barn at 701 Neck Road for weddings and other private, community […]

Vassalboro: Planners approve new business, home

by Mary Grow Vassalboro Planning Board members approved both applications on their Dec. 5 agenda, allowing a new business on Riverside Drive and a new house on Webber Pond Road. Troy LaBreck is leasing the Getchell building at 2252 Riverside Drive, at the Alpine Street intersection, to run a business repairing motorcycles, snowmobiles, four-wheelers and […]