Wednesday, May 22, 2013
See which intersection is getting a makeover courtesy of CVS.
The Mass. Ave. intersection with Jason and Mill streets is getting upgraded courtesy of CVS. The Board of Selectmen unanimously approved Monday a list of changes recommended by the Transportation Advisory Committee. The changes, which will “significantly improve overall safety and operations,” according to the committee, will cost about $42,000. However, CVS is footing the bill, as the pharmacy was required to put $50,000 toward improving the intersection as part of its special permit with the town to build its nearby store at 833 Mass. Ave. The town already spent the other $8,000 on the intersection on a system that automatically turns the light green when emergency vehicles are approaching to clear out any traffic jams. The changes The …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
You asked, we've got your answers.
By now you may have seen the two new signals at the Minuteman bike path’s Mill Street crossing. (They went up last week.) But you may still have some questions: Why did they go up? Who paid for them? How do they work? Well, we recently tracked down the people in the know, and here is what they had to say: The developer of the new Alta Brigham Square apartments, Wood Partners, was required to improve this crossing as part of their special building permit with the town, according to the town’s engineer, Wayne Chouinard. Wood Partners contracted Bill Scully, a planner now with Westford-based Green International Affiliates, to work on the crossing in conjunction with the town’s Transportation Advisory Committee. “The overall objective was to …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The apartments at the old Brigham's site on Mill Street recently became available to rent.
Recent Coverage 36 Apartments Now Available at Old Brigham's Site 17 New Affordable Apartments Available at Old Brigham's Site Photos courtesy of Wood Partners and via the Alta Brigham Square Facebook page.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Applications are due by 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The following is from the Town of Arlington. 17 New Affordable Apartments at Alta Brigham Square, 30-50 Mill St. Studios: $941/month One-bedrooms: $1,068/month Two-bedrooms: $1,185/month (Rent does not include any utilities except water and sewer.) Alta Brigham Square is a 116-unit apartment building located one-half block off of Massachusetts Avenue at Arlington Center (30-50 Mill St.). Seventeen of the units will be reserved for individuals and families who qualify for this affordable housing program. Affordable apartments include designer finishes such as gorgeous plank flooring in kitchen and bath; granite countertops; stainless steel appliances; upgraded espresso-colored designer cabinetry; oversized kitchen islands; and tile …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The units range from roughly $1,700 to $3,355 per month.
Thirty-six of the 116 units in the new Alta Brigham Square community are now available for rent, according to a press release from the project’s developer, Wood Partners. Eight more are on track to be available in January, according to the release. The 135,000-square-foot development consists of 18 studios (598 square feet), 35 one-bedroom units (719-915 square feet) and 63 two-bedroom units (1,013-1,178 square feet). The units will lease at $2.85 per square foot, according to the release, meaning the studios will lease for roughly $1,700 per month, the one-bedroom units for $2,050-2,600 and the two-bedroom units for $2,885-3,355. Fifteen percent of the units are reserved for families earning 60 percent or less of the area median income. …