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Legal Notice: Alcohol License Public Hearing – Apr 16th

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 138, as amended, that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7:10 p.m. in the Michael J. Gianotis Meeting Room (No. 201) at the Maynard Town Building on the application for a New Retail Restaurant License on premise for All Alcohol Beverages as a Common Victualler license for Azucar Tapas Bar Corporation d/b/a Azucar Tapas Bar , Manager is Alma L. Moreno at 51 Main Street, Maynard, MA. Copy of application is on file in the Office of the Selectmen.

PZRR Season FIVE -March 19, 4pm on WAVM

Who said planning and zoning has to be bureaucratic, monochromatic, asthmatic, systematic, autocratic or dull? Well it isn’t…at least for one hour!

Join Maynard Town Planner Bill Nemser as he fills you in on all the latest planning related news, discusses place-making trends in the Metrowest Region and presents an assortment of exciting guests all the while weaving it all into an eclectic musical tapestry of hits, misses and classics from all genres! And best of all, the infamous “Think You Know Maynard?” trivia game!

The Planning Zoning Rock and Rolling Radio Hour was awarded the 2016 Media Award by the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association for excellence in comprehensive coverage of a planning or development issue.

Season Five of “Planning, Zoning, Rock and Rolling” continues Tuesday March 19th  at 4PM! Listen live on WAVM 97.1 or online at

PZRR is talkin’ economics, thinking local and Maynard’s business environment!

Julie Love Gagnen, President of the Maynard Business Alliance, is the guest. This very special episode will of course, focus on Maynard’s business community but also will go quite a bit further! Tune in for an in-depth conversation about everything business going on in Maynard and ranging from business education classes to proposed town by-laws to how to apply for a grant from the Town’s Business Environment Enhancement Program!

Another “do not miss” episode for anyone interested in Maynard’s dynamic efforts at sustainable community planning, economic development and environmental stewardship!

ZBA Legal Notice: MFD Variance Petition – Mar 25th

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main Street, Maynard, Room 101 to hear all persons interested in the Petition filed by the Town of Maynard Fire Department, 1 Summer Street, Maynard, MA 01754.

The subject property, 1 Summer Street (Town of Maynard Fire Station), is located within the Business (B) District. The petitioner is requesting the renewal of a Variance from Section 4 of the Zoning By-laws to provide relief from both the required 15 foot rear setback and relief from the required 15 foot side setback. The request, if renewed, would continue to allow a temporary structure with a rear setback of approximately 1 foot and side setback of approximately 7 feet.

A copy of the application package is on file with the Office of Municipal Services Office, Planning Division during normal business hours.