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November

7

2006

Lowell Sun
Chelmsford: Selectmen postpone vote on 40B

CHELMSFORD --- Selectmen decided to postpone their decision on a proposed 40B after the developer angered town members by increasing the density of his plans.

November

6

2006

Boston Globe
Opinion: Get numbers right the first time around

BOSTON --- After a recount of Boston's population resulted in a 6.7 percent increase, a Boston Globe editorial challenges local and state authorities to be more careful when estimating their numbers.

November

5

2006

Boston Globe
Boston: Restrictive zoning thwarts affordable housing production

BOSTON --- Real estate developers and researchers point to restrictive zoning regulations as being the root of the affordable housing shortage in Massachusetts. While the state and many local communities have begun to implement programs to ameliorate the shortage, much more must be done in order to reverse the trend of high cost housing.

November

3

2006

Boston Globe
Opinion: Commuter rail does not guarantee smart growth

A study published by the Rappaport Institute declares that in order to effectively curb sprawl, the expansion of commuter rail lines must coalesce with effective zoning and land-use policies.

November

2

2006

Beacon-Villager
Stow: Progresses towards housing goal

STOW --- Town residents celebrate the completion of 24 new housing units, the result of an action plan created in an effort to be proactive about their affordable housing shortage.