Special Town Meeting set for Oct. 15

A Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 15. The warrant for the meeting is closed and contains 19 articles, including budget adjustments for the current fiscal year, a request to give officials permission to purchase a new highway dump truck, and an article that appropriates $760,000 in community preservation funds to purchase a conservation restriction on the 23-acre O’Brien Farm at 18 Vose Road. The restriction would prohibit future development of the land while allowing for conservation, recreation, limited agriculture, forestry, and educational programs. The Special Town Meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Abbot Elementary School on Depot Street.

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