Supreme Judicial Court for Massachusetts Denies Kohl Construction’s Application for Further Appellate Review

With this brief email message, the state’s Supreme Judicial Court declined to review decisions by Land Court and the Appeals Court against Kohl Construction and its affiliates. Kohl desired to use a private driveway owned by others to provide access to a portion of a condo project proposed off of North Street. Subject: FAR-22301 – Notice: […]

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Appeals Court Affirms Land Court Decision Against Kohl Construction

NSNA is pleased to announce that the Appeals Court of Massachusetts has affirmed an earlier decision by Land Court against Kohl Construction and its affiliates. The developer sought to access Units 13-18 of its proposed condos off North Street via a shared private driveway. Land Court ruled that Kohl Construction may not do this without […]

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Breaking News: Land Court Rules in Favor of North Street Plaintiffs

On October 22, 2012, the Chief Justice of the Land Court, Karen F. Scheier, issued a Decision in favor of the Plaintiffs in the case of Elizabeth C. Waldron, et al. v. Northern Avenue Homes, Inc., et al., 08 MISC 374551 (KFS). The Plaintiffs in the lawsuit questioned whether Northern Avenue Homes, Inc., and Living […]

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Video: District Attorney David Sullivan Addresses Ward 3 Neighborhood Association on Fires

Here is a YouTube video of District Attorney David Sullivan speaking with attendees of the 9/11/12 board meeting of the Ward 3 Neighborhood Association. Sullivan discusses the arson and murder case against Anthony Baye. The Gazette reports: Sullivan said he believes that Baye is solely responsible for the string of fires that “paralyzed and terrorized” […]

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Video and Handouts: North Street Reconstruction Meeting with DPW

Here is a YouTube video of the complete 6/25/12 meeting on the reconstruction of North Street, hosted by Northampton’s Department of Public Works. Mayor David Narkewicz and Ward 3 City Councilor Owen Freeman-Daniels were in attendance. This video is 1 hour 37 minutes long and was recorded by Adam Cohen. To enhance audio quality, use […]

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Gazette: “Neighbors push for changes as major North Street road job nears”

Today’s Gazette reports: A newly formed group called the North Street Neighbors outlined its concerns in a petition filed last month with the DPW… While the petition highlights four issues, [Joan] Rasool said the group is focusing on the quality of the sidewalks and curbing planned for the street. Residents want to see concrete sidewalks […]

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June 25: Meeting to Discuss North Street Reconstruction with DPW

The North Street Neighbors announce a public meeting June 25 with the DPW to discuss the reconstruction of North Street. For more information, please email northstreetneighbors1@gmail.com. DPW Meeting About North Street 2012-06-25 See also: DPW Responds to Petition on North Street Reconstruction Petition on North Street Reconstruction, with Video of BPW Discussion

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Petition on North Street Reconstruction, with Video of BPW Discussion

100+ residents of the North Street neighborhood this week signed the petition below questioning some aspects of the pending reconstruction of North Street. Petition on North Street Reconstruction   The Board of Public Works discussed this petition at their May 23 meeting. Jump to the 51-minute mark on this YouTube video:  See also: North Street […]

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