Wednesday, October 17, 2012
After hearing from youth advocates about the dangers of legalizing marijuana as medicine and how it will affect Medfield's youth, one selectman urges the other to take a public stand on the issue.
The Board of Selectmen had a heated discussion Tuesday night about the marijuana-as-medicine issue that is on next month's voting ballot. Youth advocates told the board Tuesday night that, if Ballot Question No. 3 passes at the ballot box next month and access to marijuana becomes legal, it would pose a great risk to Medfield youth. After being presented with information from Superintendent of Medfield Schools Robert Maguire, Medfield Chief of Police Robert Meaney Jr., and substance abuse counselor Carol Read, selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson proposed a motion that said the town of Medfield opposes Question No. 3, however, selectman Ann Thompson would not second the motion. Selectman Mark Fisher did not attend the meeting. "Just as we …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The Medfield Board of Selectmen met Tuesday at Town Hall to discuss the following town business. The meeting was recessed to tonight (July 18) at 7:20 p.m.
The Board of Selectmen met Tuesday night to discuss the following business, and then recessed until Wednesday at 7:20 p.m. when the board will discuss the latest correspondence regarding the Medfield State Hospital. The agenda includes the following items: Action Items Informational Medfield State Hospital Other items
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Agenda includes a meeting with the Treasurer/Collector regarding more than $13 million in municipal bonds, an update on the State Hospital site and the Clark Building cleanup, and an update on groundwater sampling at former Texaco gas station.
The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. The agenda includes the following items: PENDING APPOINTMENTS ACTION INFORMATIONAL For a full agenda, click here.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Historical Commission has given the award to Gregg, president of the Vine Lake Preservation Trust, for his work with the Vine Lake Cemetery.
The Historical Commission awarded its 2012 Historic Preservation Award to Rob Gregg for his work at the Vine Lake Cemetery and the creation of the Vine Lake Preservation Trust. “We want to honor someone who has done a terrific job revitalizing one of Medfield’s oldest and most important historic assets, Vine Lake Cemetery,” said David Temple, co-chair of the Historical Commission whose charge is to make sure that Medfield’s rich history is considered and protected as town development decisions are made. “I’ve known Rob Gregg for years, and he’s always been very interested in history and genealogy,” said Temple as he presented the award at the July 3 meeting of the Board of Selectmen. “I have sometimes described Rob, in best possible …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The Medfield Board of Selectmen met Tuesday at Town Hall to discuss the following town business.
The Board of Selectmen held a brief meeting on Tuesday that culminated with the presentation of the Historical Commission’s 2012 Historic Preservation Award being given to Rob Gregg. Historical Commission co-chair David Temple presented the award to Gregg for his work with the Vine Lake Preservation Trust, a nonprofit charitable corporation promoting appreciation and preservation of the cultural, historical, and natural resources in the town’s Vine Lake Cemetery (founded in 1651). A full board was present including Ann Thompson, Osler "Pete" Peterson, and Mark Fisher; as well as Town Administrator Michael Sullivan and Assistant Town Administrator Kristine Trierweiler. Other business included: Action Items: Medfield State Hospital Update …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Tonight's agenda will include appointment of board, committee and commission members as well as recognition of Rob Gregg and his work with the Vine Lake Preservation Trust.
The Medfield Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at the Town House. The agenda includes : At 7:30 p.m., the Medfield Historical Commission will give its annual Historic Preservation Award to Rob Gregg for his work with the Vine Lake Preservation Trust.
The town has received a 46-page market analysis discussing reuse options for the former Medfield State Hospital.
Last week, the town received a draft copy of the Medfield State Hospital Market Analysis Report which is intended to be “the foundation document for a subsequent Comprehensive Re-Use Study.” The purpose of the study, authored by Jones Lang LaSalle, was to “evaluate current market conditions for the major commercial real categories, recommend the most viable uses and mix of uses, and advise at a high level on the massing and form of future development as it relates to the market.” There is good news and bad news in the 46-page report. Good news: The former state hospital site is located in a suburban setting with above-average economic demographics which boost demand in all categories. Bad news: The property is remote and lacks …
Here’s a look at today’s events.
Forecast for Tuesday: The National Weather Service based in Taunton calls for sun. High near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds. Low around 63. Calm winds becoming southwest. Fourth of July: Chance of showers and thunderstorms in morning, then partly sunny. High near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Town Hall: Meetings Library Events: Community Events: What's Going on Next Door
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Medfield Board of Selectmen met Tuesday to discuss the following town business.
The Board of Selectmen's Tuesday night meeting was brief as representatives from First Light Energy, a solar energy consultant, did not appear for a public hearing scheduled for 7 p.m. During the meeting, the board approved the following internal budget transfers for town departments: Selectmen Approved the Following: Other News The full Board of Selectmen attended Tuesday's meeting including Ann Thompson, Osler Peterson, and Mark Fisher. Also attending was Assistant Town Administrator Kristine Trierweiler.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Here's a look at the day ahead for Wednesday, June 13.
Today's Forecast: Tuesday’s weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for rain, mainly before 2 p.m. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. High near 67. South wind between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 11 p.m. Patchy fog after 5 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Meetings at Town Hall: Medfield Library Events: Help the Medfield Food Cupboard: The First Baptist Church of Medfield, First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Medfield…