< Back to Front Page Text size +

Saving the family farm in Millis

Posted by Ralph Ranalli February 7, 2008 01:56 PM

MILLIS

Selectmen Monday will meet with a representative from the Trustees of Reservations to discuss backing the group's plan to ensure that a local farm is preserved.

Town Administrator Charles Aspinwall said the group is working to obtain a state grant, which it
will use to purchase a conservation restriction for the land, which has been known around town as the Bigelow Farm. The property is located off of Norfolk Road.

The town could support the plan by putting community preservation funds toward the conservation restriction or by adopting a "right-to-farm" bylaw, Apsinwall said.

-- Calvin Hennick

add your comment
Required
Required (will not be published)

This blogger might want to review your comment before posting it.

About globe west updates Welcome to Globe West Updates, the news blog of the Globe West regional section of The Boston Globe. Check in with us often to see updated items about Boston's western suburbs from our staff reporters and correspondents. Give us your reaction to our stories in the print editions or on the blog by using the form below. Get involved with Globe West!
archives