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October 29, 2012

Compromise LHD, anti-demolition ideas floated

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At the same meeting, waterfront watcher Bill Harris raised a point that might be as important as parking concerns: environmental permits.

Municipal historians say that the 4.2 acres of NRA-controlled waterfront once served as a transfer station for coal products. Before that, it was the recipient of numerous genres of refuse.

Harris, a onetime opponent of commercial development on the waterfront, urged the NRA to get in touch with environmental officials so that the appropriate studies can be undertaken.

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The following meetings are scheduled this week and open to the public:

Tuesday

School Committee retreat, 6 p.m., Institution for Savings

River Valley Charter School Accountability Committee, 6:30 p.m., 2 Perry Way

Planning and Development Committee and Committee of the Whole, 7 p.m., City Hall auditorium, Pleasant Street

Wednesday

Solarize Newburyport, 3 p.m., City Hall Auditorium

Jetty Repair Information Session, 7 p.m., PITA Hall, Newbury (postponed from Monday night)

Thursday

Commission for Tolerance and Diversity, 4 p.m., City Hall

School Building Committee, 6:30 p.m., City Hall

Open Space Committee, 7 p.m., police conference room, 4 Green St.

Historical Commission, 7:30 p.m., City Hall

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Dyke Hendrickson covers Newburyport for The Daily News. He can be reached at 978-462-6666, ext. 3226, or dhendrickson@newburyportnews.com.

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