Saturday, October 20, 2012
See where the work will be done.
Work to replace sewer equipment will start on Oct. 22 in the Lake Street area, according to the city website. The work will start at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22 and run until 4 p.m. until Oct. 31. The work will be performed on Lake Street between Amherst Avenue and Nutting Road. Parts of the road will be blocked periodically, but area residets will have access to their homes. For more information, contact the Waltham Engineering Department at 781-314-3830.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Developers of the site have announced a change in their plans.
The developer who proposed building an apartment complex on Lake Street is withdrawing its plans, according to city documents. Del Mar Realty Trust has requested withdrawal of its proposal to rezone the property to Business B, which would have allowed the new apartment complex, according to an Oct. 3 letter to the city from attorney Philip McCourt, who represents the developer. McCourt asked the City Council to approve the request at its upcoming Oct. 9 meeting at City Hall. The move comes after neighbors and councilors panned the proposal at a recent meeting. The developer cited that response as the reason for its withdrawal. "Based on the input from Councilors and the abutters at the public hearing and the negative reaction to the …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Residents are at odds over whether a new housing complex should be built on Lake Street.
Abutters to a proposed apartment complex on Lake Street in Waltham are decrying the plans saying it would exacerabte traffic problems and alter the character of the residential neighborhood. The project plans call for a 23-unit complex on a 33,000 square foot site between 48-54 Lake St., according to developer documents. The building would stand four stories high. Despite the plans stating 23 units would be built, Attorney Philip McCourt, who represents the developer, said that would be the maximum number of units, not necessairily the amount that would be constructed. Del Mar Realty Trust, of Waltham, owns the site and is proposing the complex. Walter E. Ohnemus and Rick Pizzi are the trustees of Del Mar Realty Trust. First, however, …