June 19, 2024

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Traffic Concerns Slow Down Child Care Project

A plan to put a child care center into a Central Avenue neighborhood met with resistance at a recent Planning Board meeting. The public hearing for 1688 Central Avenue stretched late into the night and held some heated moments as the Planning Board reviewed the proponent’s traffic study and heard testimony from neighbors. At heart was whether the scope of the study was large enough to accurately measure the impact the project could have on residents, parents and commuters.