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


Citizen petitions face vote Monday

Continue reading below

Two citizen petitions will be the only items on the warrant for Monday night’s Special Town Meeting. One petition seeks to place a moratorium on approving large-scale solar-power projects until May 1. The article is a response from residents who feel more discussion is needed on a proposal to construct a solar farm on a Newton Street property. The second petition seeks to remove the authority of the Zoning Board of Appeals to grant use variances, or exceptions to limits on allowable uses under the zoning bylaws. For example, a use variance allowed the Northborough Crossing retail complex to be built in 2005 on a property with an industrial zoning . Registered voters can take part in the meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in Algonquin Regional High School.

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