You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Board calls for ‘no’ vote

Continue reading below

The Planning Board is recommending that voters turn down proposed solar bylaws on the warrant at Monday’s annual Town Meeting. The bylaws would govern the installation of large-scale solar projects, and were submitted by the Marion Energy Management Committee. But Planning Board members said the bylaws would allow developers to bypass the special-permit process. In a letter to be read at Town Meeting, Planning Board members said the board “would require obtaining a special permit for any ground-mounted solar array,” but “no such provisions are included” in the proposed bylaw. The letter says the board will work with the town agencies and residents to develop appropriate solar bylaws for consideration at fall Town Meeting.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 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
Marketing image of
Marketing image of