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Hearing airs Mass. Ave. plans

When he stepped to the microphone before a crowd of more than 300 people in Arlington’s Town Hall last week, Eric Berger told state officials that he had a five-minute speech explaining his opposition to plans to reconfigure Massachusetts Avenue.

But halfway through his presentation, a red light came on, signaling that Berger’s three minutes of allotted time were up, and a burst of applause came from the crowd.

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