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


Hearing on group home’s permit continued

Continue reading below

The Zoning Board of Appeals continued its hearing on building permit for a group home for disabled young adults until Aug. 14. A neighbor challenged the permit issued by the building commissioner to renovate and expand the single-family home on Mikayla Way, a cul-de-sac off Washington Street that backs up to Bird Middle School. Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Waltham, which operates four similar group residences in Norwood, said the group home’s occupants would be two staff members and nine “high-functioning people” with disabilities such as autism, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, who need help to live independently.

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