Neighborhood

The well established neighborhood consists of 43 existing single-family households on Rice Road, Thomas Hill Road, Aldrich Avenue and Captain Peter Simpson Road; and the extended neighborhood includes, but is not limited to another 30± surrounding residences on South Main Street, Curve Street, Jackie Drive and Providence Street (Route 122A), that are direct or in-direct abutters of the proposed Rice Pond Village project site at 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts.

Direct Abutters

The Millbury Assessor provided an official list of direct abutters of the proposed Rice Pond Village project site at 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts, those properties are within 300 feet of the proposed Rice Pond Village project site.

NoStreetSuffixMapParcelApprove
1AldrichAve6378No
2AldrichAve63101No
3AldrichAve6379No
4AldrichAve63100No
13CurveSt5427No
10JackieDr5421No
13JackieDr5416
14JackieDr5420
15JackieDr5417
16JackieDr63133
18JackieDr5419
20JackieDr5418No
ProvidenceSt6377No
24ProvidenceSt5437(b)
26ProvidenceSt5438(b)
30ProvidenceSt54130No
32ProvidenceSt5436
33ProvidenceSt54127(b)
34ProvidenceSt5435
38ProvidenceSt5433No
40ProvidenceSt5432(b)
44ProvidenceSt5431
46ProvidenceSt54129
48ProvidenceSt54131(b)
1RiceRd6374No
2RiceRd63113No
3RiceRd63129No
4RiceRd63112No
5RiceRd63128No
6RiceRd63111No
7RiceRd63127No
9RiceRd63126No
10RiceRd63110No
11RiceRd63130No
12RiceRd63109No
14RiceRd63108No
19RiceRd6376No
20RiceRd63102No
S MainSt63131
55S MainSt5430
66S MainSt6362No
67S MainSt6372No
68S MainSt63141No
71S MainSt6373
74S MainSt6360No
76S MainSt6361No
77S MainSt63114No
78S MainSt6359No
1Thomas HillRd63103No
3Thomas HillRd63104No
4Thomas HillRd63107No
5Thomas HillRd63105No
6Thomas HillRd63106No

In-Direct Abutters

The following list are in-direct abutters (i.e., more than 300 feet from the proposed Rice Pond Village project site), that have no other means of entry or egress to their properties without the use of Rice Road through either Thomas Hill Road or Aldrich Avenue and will be directly impacted by the proposed multifamily development at 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts.

NoStreetSuffixMapParcelApprove
1Capt Peter SimpsonRd6384No
2Capt Peter SimpsonRd6383Yes
3Capt Peter SimpsonRd6385No
4Capt Peter SimpsonRd6382No
5Capt Peter SimpsonRd6386
7Capt Peter SimpsonRd6387No
11Capt Peter SimpsonRd6388
12Capt Peter SimpsonRd6396No
13Capt Peter SimpsonRd6389No
14Capt Peter SimpsonRd6395No
15Capt Peter SimpsonRd6390No
16Capt Peter SimpsonRd6394No
17Capt Peter SimpsonRd6391
18Capt Peter SimpsonRd6393No
19Capt Peter SimpsonRd6392
8Thomas HillRd6399No
11Thomas HillRd6380No
12Thomas HillRd6398No
13Thomas HillRd6381No
14Thomas HillRd6387No

The following table shall act as a legend for the two preceding tables, as to whether the direct or in-direct abutter feel that the proposed Rice Pond Village project as submitted to the Millbury Planning Board on April 12, 2021, is in harmony with the neighborhood and is appropriate for the proposed project site or not. The super majority (more than 67%) are strongly opposed to the proposed Rice Pond Village project for a multitude of reasons articulated throughout this website.

ApproveMeaning#%
Not available to weigh in on the proposed Rice Pond Village project at the time of the initial survey was performed and has not weighed in since.1622%
(b)Indicates a property that is a business entity. Businesses typically do not weigh in on another business’ activities unless there is a perceived direct adverse impact to their own business.57%
NoStrongly opposed to the development of 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts as a multifamily development to the proposed magnitude of 52 condominiums on a minor access road with significant issues.5170%
YesSupports the proposed Rice Pond Village project as initially submitted to the Millbury Planning Board on April 21, 2021.11%