By K.B. Sherman, (Contributing Writer)
Larry Stidsen and Roy Pedersen appeared to represent the Scandinavian Athletic Club, 438 Lake St., to present an application for change of manager from Stidsen to Pedersen. This change is required to keep the business” All Alcohol Club Pouring License. Hours of operation will be Monday through Saturday, 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Eric A. Mahoney and Paul J. Clark then appeared to represent the AMF Bowling Centers, Inc. d/b/a AMF Town & Country Bowl, 405 Boston Turnpike. They applied for approval for a change of manager from Mahoney to Clark. The application included a change of hours of the lane area from Sunday through Saturday, 12 to 10 p.m., to Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 a.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., to coincide with the hours of the rest of the business.
In other business, the board gave its approval of the Community Innovation Challenge Grant for the third consecutive year. This $4 million grant currently funds 28 projects across the commonwealth for regionalization and efficiency initiatives. The board voted to send to the Planning Board the results of the Glavin Land Re-use Committee proposal. Selectman James F. Kane will serve as the selectmen's contact person. Review of the town manager's annual evaluation was pushed out to the next selectmen's meeting to allow full input and review by all board members. Chair Henry J. Fitzgerald noted receipt of the 2013 Fiscal Study Committee Report, mentioning that it was a good effort considering the restricted time in which it had to be completed.
Finally, the board voted to accept from the Victor R. Quaranta American Legion Post 397 control of the town's newly rebuilt World War One Memorial. The new memorial, dedicated on Veterans” Day, was the result of a three-year effort.