Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Developers can refile the project at a future date.
The proposed development that would have housed a Starbucks location, bank and Asian restaurant at 1019 Trapelo Rd. is officially dead. The Waltham City Council, at its Monday, Aug. 6 meeting, officially accepted a withdrawal notice from developer Daniel Yu, to cancel his plans for the site. Yu notified the council of his plans recently, before the council officially accepted the withdrawal. No reason was given for the withdrawal, but Yu is allowed to refile his proposal at a later date.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Next meeting about the site will be held on May 7.
The proposed retail site that would house Starbucks among other businesses garnered mixed reactions from residents during last night's Waltham City Council meeting. Several residents favored the proposed retail site for the intersection of Lexington Street and Trapelo Road, while others said it would amplify the amount of traffic in the area. The site's owner, Daniel Yu, is requesting a special permit from the city to reduce the number of parking spaces at the site from the required 56 to 47. He is also requesting a special permit for a drive-thru window for a bank that would be located at the site. The council referred the matter to the Ordinance and Rules Committe for a May 7 meeting. If approved, the Starbucks location would the company…
Monday, April 23, 2012
Hearing starts at 8 p.m.
A public hearing will be held tonight for the proposed retail complex that would house a planned Starbucks location. The hearing will be held as part of the 8 p.m. Watham City Council meeting at City Hall. Speicficailly, the hearing is to discuss the developer's request for a special permit to have a drive-thru window at the proposed bank and to reduce the number of parkign spots the site, slated to be at the intersection fo Lexington Street and Trapelo Road.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Starbucks location would be part of large development in North Waltham.
Starbucks is planning to build a new location in North Waltham, according to two Waltham city councilors. The national coffee chain is planning a new store in a proposed development at the intersection of Lexington Street and Trapelo Road, according to Waltham City Councilor George Darcy, whose ward encompasses the project. City Councilor Edmund Tarallo, who has a city planning background, confirmed the plans to Waltham Patch. “In the application … they specifically named it … as a Starbucks,” Tarallo told Waltham Patch. The store would the city's first Starbucks. A public hearing about the development will be held on Monday, April 23 at 8 p.m. at Waltham City Hall. Specifically, the Council will discuss upon the developer's special permit…