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The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 6:40pm at the Dunstable Town Hall, 511 Main Street, lower level regarding the application by Gateway Homes, LLC for a Special Permit under Section 11.7 Backland Lot Requirement of the Town of Dunstable Zoning Bylaw. The applicant wishes to construct a single-family dwelling on a backland lot consisting of 7.298-acres, a portion of the land at 160 Westford Street, Dunstable, MA, parcel 18-2-0 in the R-1 Residential zone. Ross V. Deachman, trustee of Christine Biron 1989 Trust and Joel Biron 1989 Trust, P.O. Box 96, Plymouth, NH 03264, owns the property.
     If you would like to review the application, please contact either Cheryl Mann ( or Town Clerk Carol Skerrett ( or call 978-649-4514 to schedule a time to come to Town Hall.
9/3/2021 and 9/10/2021 C
Public Hearing Notice Scenic Roads Permit 
– 330 Old Dunstable Road
In accordance with the provisions of Sections 184-3 and 381- 48 of the Code of the Town of Groton, the Planning Board and Tree Warden will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall to consider the application submitted by Richard Lewis to alter 20 feet of stone wall within the right-of-way located at 330 Old Dunstable Road (Assessors Map 248; Parcel 6). The applicant proposes to create a new driveway and will relocate the displaced stones to close off an existing barway in the wall.
     Copies of the application and plan are on file in the Planning Board office and the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by contact- ing the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105 at least ten days prior to the hearing.
TREE WARDEN Robert T. Delaney
6/18/2021 and 6/25/2021 A
PROJECT: Dunstable - Improvements on Main Street (Route 113), from Pleasant Street to 750 FT east of Westford Street.
LOCATION: Town of Dunstable, MA
PROPONENT: MassDOT - Highway Division in conjunction with the Town of Dunstable.
     The undersigned is submitting an Environmental Notification Form (“ENF”) to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs on or before May 17, 2021.
     This will initiate review of the above project pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (“MEPA”, M.G.L. c. 30, s.s. 61-62I). Copies of the ENF may be obtained from:
Eric D. Carlson, PE
Sr. Project Manager / Sr. Associate
BSC Group, Inc.
803 Summer Street Boston, MA 02127
(617) 896-4389
     Copies of the ENF are also being sent to the Conservation Commission and Planning Board of the Town of Dunstable where they may be inspected.
     The Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs will publish notice of the ENF in the Environmental Monitor, will receive public comments on the project for 20 days, and will then decide, within ten days, if an environmental Impact Report is needed. A site visit and consultation session on the project may also be scheduled. All persons wishing to comment on the project, or to be notified of a site visit or consultation session, should write to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 900, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, Attention: MEPA Office, referencing the above project.
By: MassDOT - Highway Division
5/21 and 5/28, 2021 B
The Dunstable Conservation Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, May 24, 2021 by Zoom, 6:45pm to consider a Notice of Intent filed by the Town of Dunstable- Highway Dept. for activities associated with transportation and roadway infrastructure improvements on Main Street (Route 113). The applicant proposes improvements from the vicinity of the Main St/ Pleasant St intersection to the westerly limits of a previous Mass Highway Dept. (MassDOT) project completed in 2013, a total distance of approximately 2,000 linear feet (0.38 miles). Improvements include roadway widening and pavement structure; roadway intersection and access; sidewalk construction and bicycle accommodation and accessibility; roadway retaining wall, culvert and stormwater system; water system improvements, granite curb and hot mix asphalt berm; highway guardrail, signage and pavement parking installations; landscaping, and other incidental work. This is a joint hearing under the requirements of MGL Ch. 131 §40, as amended, and the Dunstable Wetlands Protection Bylaw and Regulations, as amended. Plans are available at the Commission’s office at Town Hall, 511 Main Street, Dunstable, MA. For information email: Please log onto the town website ( the Wednesday before the meeting for Zoom information.
Cheryl A. Mann Administrative Assistant Conservation Commission
5/14/2021 G
The Dunstable Conservation Commission will hold a Public Hearing at 6:30pm on Monday, May 24, 2021, by Zoom, to consider an Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD) filed by Scott Bonefant for property owned by Ross Deachman and located at 160 Westford Street, Map: 18-2-0, to confirm wetland boundaries delineated on the property and shown on accompanying plans. This is a joint hearing under the requirements of MGL Ch. 131 §40 (as amended) and the Town of Dunstable Wetlands Protection Bylaw (as amended). Plans are available on file in the Commission office in the Town Hall. Please call to review. The Zoom information will be posted on the Conservation Commission agenda that will be posted on the Town Website on May 19.
May 14, 2021 A
The Dunstable Community Preservation Committee has scheduled its annual public informational hearing for Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 6:45 pm, to be held virtually, at the Dunstable Town Hall, 511 Main Street on the needs, possibilities and resources of the town regarding community preservation possibilities and resources. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and State of Emergency in Massachusetts, this hearing will be conducted by remote participation. Instructions on how to participate will be posted on the Town of Dunstable’s website ( no less than 48 hours prior to the hearing.
Community Preservation Committee
Dunstable, MA
4/2, 4/9, 2021 J
The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing, possibly virtually through Zoom, on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 7:40 p.m. This hearing will be regarding proposed amendments to the “Zoning Bylaw of the Town of Dunstable” and the “Zoning Maps of Dunstable, Mass.” pursuant to Chapter 40A, Section 5, of the Massachusetts General Laws, and are as follows:
1) Amending the Zoning Bylaws by making various house- keeping amendments concerning “Section 6.7 Uses Permitted by Special Permit” and “Section 20 Definitions” of the Zoning Bylaw.
2) Adding a new Town Center District as an overlay zoning district, by adding a new Section 22, modifying certain provisions of Section 3.2 and Section 6, and amending the Zoning Map of Dunstable, Mass. by designating the new Town Center District.
3) Amending Section 11.8 Growth Rate Limitation lapse date in subsection 11.8.1 from Monday, May 10, 2021 to Monday, May 12, 2031.
4) Amending Section 29. Community Housing, modifying certain provisions of Sections 29.3 Applicability, 29.4 Requirements, 29.5 Administration and 29.6 Smaller Developments
5) Amending the Zoning Map for the B-2 Service Business District by replacing the existing map with a clearer one.
6) Amending the Zoning Map for Section 32. Solar Overlay District by replacing the existing map with a clearer one.
     Anyone wishing to be heard on these matters should appear at the time and place specified above. Information on how to attend the hearing will be published on the Planning Board agenda (on the Town website: the Wednesday before the meeting. Complete text and map of the proposed amendments may be viewed at the Dunstable Town Hall, Office of the Board of Selectmen, 511 Main Street, Dunstable. Please call for appointment or come in during office hours.
3/19, 3/26. 2021 J
The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:30pm at the Dunstable Town Hall, pursuant to M.G.L.c.40, Sec. 15C, the Scenic Road Law, for the purpose of opening a stone wall for an entrance into a proposed single-family home. Work to be completed at Lot 1A Mill Street, a scenic road, Map 11 Block/Lot 46-1. Applicant is: Tully Homes LLC-Ken Tully. Information to log onto Zoom to “attend the public hearing” will be published on the Planning Board agenda (www.dunstable- five days before the March 1 meeting.
February 12, & February 19, 2021 B
The Dunstable Board of Selectmen will hold a virtual Public Hearing, within a regular Board meeting, to be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm for the purposes of determining the percentages of the local tax levy to be borne by each class of property for the Fiscal Year 2021. This hearing will be held virtually over Zoom with login credentials to be published with the meeting agenda no less than 48 hours prior to the meeting. This hearing is in compliance with M.G.L. Chapter 40, Section 56. Members of the public may present verbal or written comments prior to or at the hearing.
Respectfully, Jake K. Voelker, JD Assistant Town Administrator
11/27/2020 B

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