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November 20, 2013

New vision of Salisbury Beach proposed

Beachfront owners present their own plan for beach center

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He did say that the first phase of the private sector portion would be redeveloping the block between Ocean Front South and Railroad Avenue, except for the current condos along Railroad. The block would provide 200 residential units in a five-story, peaked-roofed structure, which would have some business condos on the ground floor facing Broadway.

“The vast majority of property owners (at the beach) are on board and have participated in this, and they said they want it to move forward,” Capolupo told selectmen. “We need to get all government players and stakeholders to reach a consensus on this vision plan. . . . (With that) I’d like to think in a couple of years we could have the amenities underway and a master developer on board.”

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