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EASTON

Plan for Ames site has foes

Preservationists see character loss

An architect's rendering of shovel shop apartment complex proposed for Easton. The developer's plans call for 182 units. An architect's rendering of shovel shop apartment complex proposed for Easton. The developer's plans call for 182 units.
By Christine Legere
Globe Correspondent / November 6, 2008

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An important piece of Easton's history is being targeted for development into 182 apartments under the state's affordable housing law. But a group of preservationists, led by descendants of Easton's famed Ames family, is hoping to have at least some say in how the 8-acre property is changed in the process. (Full article: 990 words)

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