Monday, April 8, 2013
Were you in the center of town on Saturday?
If you were at the corner of Main and North Streets this weekend, you might be asking yourself, "Whoa, what happened here?" On Saturday, the site of the former Mobil gas station was tore up as the new owner Salvatore Capital Partners prepared to remove all of the underground storage tanks. Salvatore plans to convert the gas station into a Starbucks coffee shop and must remove the tanks. He has received approvals from the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Board. Stay tuned tomorrow for photos from Monday's work. For more stories on the proposed Starbucks, click here.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing tonight at 8:15 p.m. at Town Hall in the Chenery Room.
The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet tonight, March 6, at 8 p.m. at the Town Hall in the Chenery Room. On the agenda is an 8:15 p.m. hearing regarding Starbucks. Developer Salvatore Capital Partners (which also purchased the Lord's building) plans to renovate the former Mobil station, at the corner of Main and North Streets, into a Starbucks coffee shop by September. The applicant is seeking three special permits for Zoning Bylaws: Last week, the Planning Board opened its public hearing which was discussed for one hour and then continued to April 1 at 8:45 p.m. The full posted agenda includes: 8 p.m., Public Hearing -- Salvatore Montillo (applicant) and Gregory Pickard (owner), 5 Country Way, seeking finding/variance for a proposed …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The hearing will start at 8:45 p.m. at the Town House.
The Planning Board will hold a public hearing tonight regarding the proposed Starbucks in the former Mobil gas station at 467 Main Street. The hearing will start at 8:45 p.m. in the Chenery meeting room on the second floor of Town Hall. Developer Salvatore Capital Partners (which also purchased the Lord's building) plans to transform the former Mobil station to a Starbucks coffee shop by September. The official applicant, "Medfield 467 Main LLC," is seeking Site Plan Approval from the Planning Board. They hope to keep and convert the existing 1,390 square foot gas station and add approximately 300 feet to the left of the building. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. with a public hearing for the proposed new art and athletic building at …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Here's a look at last week's headlines.
Last week was a busy week in Medfield where we saw stories on everything from fallen Mobil signs to declined taxicabs to medical marijuana to one very large Thank You card. Pull up a chair, some coffee, and your mouse, and take a Sunday Stroll through some of last week's headlines. Anything missing? Anything you want Patch to look at this week? Tell us in the comments and we'll add it to the List of Things to Do. Enjoy!
Friday, February 1, 2013
Something's missing from the corner of Main Street and North Street. Did you notice?
Update: Feb. 6, 2013 -- On Friday, we showed you photos of the company sign that had been taken down from the former Mobil gas station. Today, we're sharing a video taken by Medfield Town Planner Sarah Raposa. Check it out! What do you think? Original story: Feb. 1, 2013 -- The gas station sign is down and engineers were doing testing at the site of the former Mobil station on Thursday. New owner Salvatore Capital Partners plans to convert the parcel at the corner of Main and North Streets into a Starbucks by September. What do you think about the changes uptown? Tell us in the comments. Receive updates to this story and other breaking news in your inbox or smartphone by signing up for our newsletter here.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Have a little extra time on Sunday morning? Take a few minutes to soak in some of last week's headlines on Patch.
Here's a look at last week's headlines, in case you missed anything. What was your favorite story of the week? Anything you want Patch to follow-up on this week? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
In this column, you ask a question and Patch tries to find the answer.
"You Ask, Patch Answers" is where we strive to find answers to all your questions—big, small and in-between—about the town we live and work in. Whether it’s something you’ve always wondered about, some information you just can’t put your hands on, or a sudden curiosity, we want to hear it. Send your queries to email@example.com or leave them in the comments section below, and I will do my best to find the answer for you. Today's question: "Why was there heavy machinery at the Mobil station last week?" Answer: The new owner was there scoping out the underground storage tanks. According to the Downtown Study Committee, the new owner, Salvatore Capital Partners LLC, purchased the property last week and was there on Wednesday and …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Developer Salvatore Capital Partners purchased the former Mobil site on Thursday.
Town officials say plans are now in full swing to open a Starbucks in downtown Medfield by the fall. "I believe they closed as of this morning," said Assistant Town Administrator Kristine Trierweiler at Thursday's meeting of the Downtown Study Committee. "They're still on target with Starbucks," said committee Chairman Brandie Morris. "They have a 10 to 12 week construction schedule...Their goal is to be opened by September." Morris said she and Police Chief Robert Meaney Jr. met with the developer Greg Salvatore earlier on Thursday to discuss the project. The developer has a hearing with the planning board on Feb. 25 and hopes for approval of the project by early March. Salvatore has hired a traffic consultant who will review the …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
A weekly look at gas prices in the Medfield area.
"At the Pump" is a weekly feature on Medfield Patch where you'll find a weekly roundup of gas prices in town. Specifically, the focus will be on how prices are changing from week to week, what prices are available, and how they compare to the local, state, and national averages. This week, the average price for regular unleaded gas in the Boston area on Monday was $3.44 per gallon, up two cents from last week, according to BostonGasPrices.com, which also listed the state average as $3.42 per gallon, down two cents from a week ago. The national average on Monday was $3.42 per gallon. In Medfield, the cheapest gas can be found at three stations this week: The Irving station on Spring Street, the Cumberland Farms on Main Street and the Gulf …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
A weekly look at gas prices in the Medfield area.
"At the Pump" is a weekly feature on Medfield Patch where you'll find a weekly roundup of gas prices in town. Specifically, the focus will be on how prices are changing from week to week, what prices are available, and how they compare to the local, state, and national averages. This week, the average price for regular unleaded gas in the Boston area on Monday was $3.48 per gallon, down one cent from last week, according to BostonGasPrices.com, which also listed the state average as $3.46 per gallon, which is two cents less from a week ago. The national average on Monday was $3.46 per gallon. In Medfield, the cheapest gas can be found at the Irving station on Spring Street on Route 27 and the recently renovated Cumberland Farms station on…