You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe



Five conservation board members resign

Four of the seven members of Abington’s Conservation Commission and one associate member have resigned together, surprising nearly everyone in town.  

In his resignation letter, commission chairman Alex Bezanson accused the chairman of Abington’s Board of Selectmen, Andrew Burbine, and vice chairman Michael Franey of encouraging a local couple, Rodney and Ellen Powers, to disrupt the commission with complaints over a wetlands issue. In an interview, Bezanson also said that the two top selectmen wanted him off the panel altogether.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week