Sunday, April 14, 2013
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A Waltham man was sentenced in a motor vehicle homicide case. Waltham official plan to further study a proposed moratorium on medical marijuana centers. A wings restaurant is again planning to move to Waltham. A Waltham City Councillor said he plans to run for mayor in 2015.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Wings Over's previous proposal for a Waltham location failed.
Wings Over, whose prior attempt to open a location in Waltham failed, is planning to open a new spot on Moody Street, according to city officials. Wings Over, a regional chain, is planning to buy the existing Wings Express location at 464 Moody St. and open its own Wings Over eatery, according to City Councillor Robert Logan and License Commission administrative assistant Darlene Wansiewicz. Wings Over has applied for a common victualler license to serve food for the Moody Street location, Wansiewicz said. A public hearing for the request has been scheduled for 7 p.m. on April 23 at the Arthur J. Clark Government Center at 119 School St. in December 2011, Wings Over withdrew its proposal to open a location at 110-112 Lexington St. after …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The following is a letter to the editor.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The following is from City Councilor Robert Logan. Let me first address the more general issue of new businesses coming into the City of Waltham. Waltham is one of the most pro-business cities in the state. We have a commercial base that is the envy of the Commonwealth, and is headquarters for a number of large corporations. When Dassault Systèmes opened its North American Headquarters on Wyman Street last year it brought over 800 high-tech jobs to Waltham. Waltham has more Class A office space than any other community on Route 128, and more hotel rooms than any other city in Massachusetts outside of Boston and Cambridge. Waltham is attracting plenty of businesses with well paying jobs. In fact, according the U.S. Census there are 6,221 …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
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Three men accused of running a marijuana-growing operation in Waltham are now facing federal charges. Waltham Police identified the victim of a recent motorcycle crash as a Waltham man. The City Council officially accepted the withdrawl of the proposed Wings Over eatery. City Council President Paul Brasco _was hospitalized after having chest pains during a Council meeting._
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Take our poll!
With Wings Over recently withdrawing its request to open a Waltham location, they are still eligible to reapply to open at a seperate site, but should they? Take our poll!
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
City council approves company's request to withdraw proposal.
The City Council last night officially approved a request to cancel a proposal to bring a Wings Over location to Waltham, according to City Clerk Russ Malone. Although largely a formality, the council unanimously approved Savin Food's request to to cancel its request for a fast food permit, that would have allowed it to open a Waltham location. The news comes after a council subcommittee recently recommended the city deny the request over traffic concerns.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Wings Over could request a different location.
Concerns over traffic at the proposed Wings Over site led to the company withdrawing its proposal for a new Waltham location. The company, however, could resubmit its request for a fast food permit, which would allow it to open a new branch at a different location than the original proposal for 110-112 Lexington St, according to the City Clerk’s office. Councilor Robert Logan, the lead person for the Wings Over issue on the Ordinance and Rules Committee, said the proposed site was not suitable because of the traffic congestion it could have caused. “It just doesn’t work,” he told Patch, days after the Monday, Dec. 5 Ordinance and Rules Committee sent the issue to the Law Department for denial. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Savin Foods withdrew its…
Sunday, December 11, 2011
A sampling of what's coming on Patch next week.
We will have more coverage of the coming holidays. Patch will also have a story about the Waltham Public Schools's effort to replace its computers and other technology. Also, we will have coverage of the Monday, Dec. 12 City Council meeting. Also, check Patch for any breaking news during the day.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Proposed restaurant withdrawing application to have Waltham location.
According to the Waltham City Clerk's office, Wings Over has withdrawn its application to open a new location in Waltham. While details are still scarce, Savin Foods, which would lease the land for the proposed site at 110-112 Lexington St., has submitted a request to withdraw its application for a fast food permit, according to the City Clerk's office. A spokesman for Savin Foods, who would not give his full name, confirmed the withdrawl request, but would not elaborate. The withdrawl comes after a the City Council's Ordinance and Rules Committee sent the permit request to the city's Law Department for denial, according to the clerk's office. Also, the withdrawl comes after some residents opposed the eatery. The City Counil, however, will…
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Restaurant would be located in congested neighborhood.
Waltham residents are voicing opposition to a proposed Wings Over restaurant. During a Monday, Nov. 28 public hearing on the proposal, several residents said they objected to the new restaurant because it could cause additional traffic, noise and odors in the neighborhood. The City Council referred to the matter to the Ordinance and Rules Committee for further review, but the council will have final approval over the request for a fast food permit. Overview Of Proposed Site Resident Opposition EDITOR'S NOTE: A prior version of this story incorrectly reported that a new traffic signal would be installed near the restaurant. In fact, only "chirpers" that alert pedestrians of when to cross will be installed. Also, the building for the eatery …