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The Town of Townsend is hereby soliciting sealed bids for the Squannacook River Rail Trail Sidewalk Project on Main Street (Route 119)Bids will be open at the Office of the Board of Selectmen at the Townsend Town Hall on March 21, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. Bids received after such time will not be accepted. Sealed envelopes containing bids must be clearly marked in accordance with the Bidding Contract Requirements. Each Bid must be accompanied by a bid security consisting of a BID BOND, CASH, or, CERTIFIED CHECK issued by a responsible bank or trust company in the amount of 5% of the bid price. 

An electronic copy of the bid documents, specifications and bid forms in pdf format may be obtained free of charge on or after Wednesday, February 28, 2024 by e-mail request to jconsolvo@townsendma.gov MassDOT prequalification of contractors with the class of work as Highway – Sidewalk & Curbing for the project with an estimated value of $158,713.00 will be required.

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LEGAL NOTICE

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at approximately 8:10pm. The hearing will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed with the Conservation Commission by Townsend Historical Society. The property is located at 65 Main Street (Assessor’s Map 34, Parcels 50). 

The proposed project is for the installation of a septic system tight tank and building addition with associated site grading. Part of the construction will take place within 35 feet of a Bordering Vegetated Wetland. Also, the proposed tight tank is proposed less than 10 feet from the 100-year flood hazard zone. 

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

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LEGAL NOTICE

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a work session on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 during their 7:55pm meeting. The work session will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed with the Conservation Commission by Nashua River Watershed Association. The property is located at 0 Riverbank Terrace & 0 Turnpike Rd (Assessor’s Map 51, Parcel 39 & Assessor’s Map 18, Parcel 27). 

The proposed project is to plant ~120 native bare root tree or shrubs seedlings along the bank of the Squannacook River behind the Farmers Exchange. All work will take place in the riverfront area, land subject to flooding and in NHESP priority habitats of rare species.

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

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LEGAL NOTICE

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a work session on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 during their 7:25pm meeting. The work session will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed with the Conservation Commission by Fredap Realty Trust. The property is located at 97 Main St (Assessor’s Map 34, Parcel 38-1). 

The proposed project is for the removal and replacement of a parking area with new asphalt. Removal of overgrown vegetation and invasive species ~20’ from building around the sides and rear of the building. Demolition of an existing 4’X12’ dilapidated structure. Work is within 100 feet of a perennial stream and a wetland buffer zone.

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

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LEGAL NOTICE

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a work session on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 during their 7:40pm meeting. The work session will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed with the Conservation Commission by Nashua River Watershed Association. The property is located at 42 & 22 West Meadow Rd (Assessor’s Map 4, Parcel 16 & Assessor’s Map 4, Parcel 15). 

The proposed project is to plant ~325 native bare root tree or shrubs seedlings along Locke Brook, which runs through two abutting properties located at 42 West Meadow and 22 West Meadow Road. All work will take place within 200 feet of Locke Brook.

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

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LEGAL NOTICE

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a work session on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 during their 8:30pm meeting. The work session will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed with the Conservation Commission by Town of Townsend. The right of way section is located from 80 Main St to the intersection of South St & Main St. 

The proposed project is for the construction of sidewalk to connect the Squannacook River Rail Trail and other existing sidewalk under MassTrails Grant from 80 Main St to the intersection of South St/Main St to tie into the existing sidewalk. The work will cross over a culvert crossing and through Riverfront Area and BLSF.

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission 

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Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at approximately 8:25 pm. The hearing will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed with the Conservation Commission by Jose Mercado. The property is located at 106 Haynes Road (Assessor’s Map 43, Parcel 7). 

The proposed project is to demolish a dilapidated single-family dwelling, cut and clear trees, crush and fill an existing septic tank, and then construct a new single-family dwelling, deck, bulkhead, and well, with grading and associated utilities. Part of the work will occur within 100 feet of a Bordering Vegetated Wetland.

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck,  Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

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Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at approximately 7:35 pm. The hearing will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed with the Conservation Commission by Townsend Historical Society. The property is located at 80 Main Street (Assessor’s Map 34, Parcels 4 & 5). 

The proposed project is for the construction of a building addition, a new septic system, a stormwater management area, and associated grading. Part of the construction will take place within 100 feet of a Bordering Vegetated Wetland, and all of the work will occur within bordering land subject to flooding and 200 feet of Harbor Pond. 

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck,  Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

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 Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at approximately 8:00 pm. The hearing will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed with the Conservation Commission by Robert Becker. The property is located at 50 Sauna Row Road (Assessor’s Map 2, Parcels 24-0 & 25-3). 

The proposed project is for the construction of a new septic system to service an existing house. All of the construction will take place within 200 feet of Vinton Pond.

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

Autumn Buck, Agent

Townsend Conservation Commission

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Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Townsend Wetlands Bylaw, the Townsend Conservation Commission will hold a work session on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 during their 7:00pm meeting. The work session will be held virtually via Zoom meeting and in person at Town Hall, on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed with the Conservation Commission by Patrick & Rebecca Christman. The property is located at 8 West Elm Street (Assessor’s Map 48, Parcel 19). The proposed project is for the construction of a deck within 100 feet of a bordering vegetated wetland.

Parties wishing to speak in support of, or in opposition to, this application may do so at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Copies of this application are available for review at Town Hall during business hours. 

James Gates, Chair

Townsend Conservation Commission

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