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Ashland mulls plans for Weston Nurseries land

Posted by Ralph Ranalli July 31, 2007 11:47 AM

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Co-owner Wayne Mezitt has been selling off pieces of the huge property owned by his family.
(Globe staff photo by Bill Polo)

ASHLAND

Town officials will meet August 14 to discuss what should be done with approximately 33 acres of land recently acquired from Weston Nurseries.

In May, Town Meeting voters authorized the $1.6 million purchase of the land. Because it was bought with money acquired under the state Community Preservation Act, it must be used for affordable housing, historical preservation, open space, or recreation.

-- Calvin Hennick

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