|

Opening up the open space

cartoon 9.20 rsSouthborough – Residents in the upscale Barn Hollow development may have felt they were enhancing their neighborhood by trimming back perimeter vegetation, planting shrubs and setting up swing sets in an undeveloped portion circling the development.

However, according to a special permit negotiated with the Planning Board in the early stages of the development, a swath of land was to be turned over to the town as open space in order to create a wetlands barrier that would allow wildlife to roam and natural vegetation to flourish.

Although most neighbors have now complied, there are still instances of land being mowed or mulched. Officials will make a final determination as to which trees and plantings will be removed.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=40360

Posted by on Sep 22 2013. Filed under Editorially Speaking. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


Recently Commented

  • CSI: You “Care about the planet” – then use your head and understand that this is nothing more than...
  • Adam Costello: Nice article, Ken! Just wanted to clarify a point so that nobody goes unrecognized. The rifle squad...
  • Bud Smith: CSI-I’m far from leftist. I’m a Republican. My family runs a business! We just care about the...
  • EG: Shrewsbury has a Representative Town Meeting form of government. Each precinct elects 24 town meeting members to...
  • CSI: Yes, more attendance was required and folks should have been paying better attention, But………....