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Dunkin’ Donuts withdraws plans for drive-thru

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter

Marlborough-large-web-icon1Marlborough – Soon it may be possible there will be not be a Dunkin” Donuts in downtown Marlborough.? The shop currently located at 54 Main St., at the corner of Cotting Avenue, may be closing after a request to install a new drive-thru window has been withdrawn.

At the City Council's Nov. 18 meeting, a communication from Attorney Arthur Bergeron was read requesting the withdrawal. The owner, David Carls, had hoped to raze the current building and build a new one in its place.

During an Oct. 21 public hearing, Bergeron, representing Carls, explained how the applicant had been working with city officials and residents to present a plan that would be acceptable to all. Although no one spoke in opposition at the public hearing, several councilors did raise concerns including Council President Trish Pope who said she felt it did not seem to be the type of facility that would fit in with the city's economic development plans.?? During his Oct. 21 presentation to the council, Bergeron stated that if the new plan was not approved, it was possible that Carls would not renew his lease.

In other business, Councilors unanimously approved appointments recommended by the Personnel Committee that included: ?Leslie Biggar to the Council on Aging, Dr. John Curran to the Board of Health and Brian DuPont to the Planning Board. The appointment of former Mayor Nancy Stevens to the Zoning Board of Appeals will be discussed at a future Personnel Committee meeting as she was out of town and unable to appear when that committee met.

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