Revised Site Plan v3

At the September 27, 2021 Millbury Planning Board Meeting, the engineer for the proposed Rice Pond Village project located at 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts, James Tetreault of Azimuth Land Design, LLC, submitted revised proposed Rice Pond Village Site Plan of Land (v3) that contain the following changes: Reverted the site plan back to the original road configuration with a… Continue reading Revised Site Plan v3

“Sales Spin” Verses “Actual Reality”

The McLaughlin Family Living Trust, John Antaya and Kathleen (McLaughlin) Mardirosian entered into a purchase and sales agreement with Steven F. Venincasa, a developer, who is doing business as Whitney Street Home Builders, LLC. A few members of the McLaughin family are now telling people in town that it was the family’s plan to develop… Continue reading “Sales Spin” Verses “Actual Reality”

Engineer No Show, Public Hearings Continued

There were two public hearing scheduled and posted on the agendas of the Millbury Planning Board and Millbury Conservation Commission this week that James Tetreault, the project engineer from Azimuth Land Design, LLC, did not attend and therefore the public hearing were continued, even though neighbors were in attendance and ready to provide public comments.… Continue reading Engineer No Show, Public Hearings Continued

General Health Effects of Transportation Noise

The Federal Railroad Administration sponsored the preparation of the “General Health Effects of Transportation Noise” to support a rulemaking process about the use of locomotive horns and the accompanying environmental impact statement. “General Health Effects of Transportation Noise” reviews select current and past research on the effect of transportation noise on the physiological and psychological… Continue reading General Health Effects of Transportation Noise

Noise Impacts

At nearly every Millbury Planning Board public hearing for the proposed Rice Pond Village project, increased noise concerns have been raised by the neighborhood due to the proposed development plans to basically clearcut the natural undeveloped property containing mature trees and vegetation and then manipulating the existing grade to accommodate the proposed plans to build… Continue reading Noise Impacts

Revised Site Plans v2

At the July 21, 2021 Millbury Planning Board Meeting, the engineer for the proposed Rice Pond Village project located at 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts, James Tetreault of Azimuth Land Design, LLC, submitted revised proposed Rice Pond Village Site Plan of Land (v2) that contain the following changes: The Millbury Planning Board and neighbors… Continue reading Revised Site Plans v2

Rice Road South Main Street Intersection

James Tetreault of Azimuth Land Design, LLC, the project engineer for the proposed Rice Pond Village project submitted a Rice Road South Main Street intersection upgrade plan that did not fully address the issues with the Rice Road / South Main Street intersection. Therefore, a resident submitted an alternative plan to mitigate all of the issues experienced by… Continue reading Rice Road South Main Street Intersection

Rice Road Railroad Crossing

James Tetreault of Azimuth Land Design, LLC, the project engineer for the proposed Rice Pond Village project submitted a Providence & Worcester Railroad upgrade plan that did not fully address the issues with the Rice Road Providence & Worcester Railroad crossing. Therefore, a resident submitted an alternative plan to mitigate all of the issues experienced… Continue reading Rice Road Railroad Crossing

Letters To Conservation Commission

Numerous abutters sent opposition letters to the Millbury Conservation Commission requesting the denial of a permit to perform work within the 100 foot wetlands protection buffer zone due their significant concerns about the proposed Rice Pond Village project with a project site address of 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts. Dear Conservation Commission Members: While I/we respect the… Continue reading Letters To Conservation Commission