Downtown Study Committee met with Garden Club President Nancy Tella to seek assistance in planning plantings around Meeting House Pond. She offered their expertise, and even their money, but indicated that others would have to undertake to maintenance going forward.
Starbucks developer was reported to have closed on the Mobil station site, with plans to have it opened come September. The town land between the station and Zebra's will hopefully get fixed up as a pocket park as part of the process, with outdoor seating. MEMO has already promised a bench for the site.
That same developer, Greg Salvatore, has purchased the Lord's site, and reports that there is an interested tenant who may take the whole site, that dividing the space into three stores is possible, and that the conversion will take a year to complete. The town is working to save the Lord's sign.
A new town tree will be planted in front of Larkin's, donated by MEMO, come April, when the town will celebrate becoming a national arbor town.