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Regis abandons retirement community proposal

Regis College has withdrawn its decade-old proposal to build a retirement community on the eastern part of its campus in Weston, ending a legal dispute between town and gown.

“We fashioned this idea almost 10 years ago, and as the university has developed we found that our strategic plan really did not include construction of that facility on our land,” said M.J. Doherty, a spokeswoman for Regis. “The kind of curriculum and experiential learning we wanted to connect to that facility, we were able to include them in our current curriculum.”

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