May 22, 2012

City Hall won't help save Terry house

City Hall isn’t going to throw its weight behind efforts to save the 264-year-old Terry homestead on Middle Street.
“I’m not going to commit the city to do anything,” Mayor Art Ward said. “This is not a city issue.”
Ward said two businesses on the Middle Street site — a CVS and Thomaston Savings Bank — have contacted him for help in dealing with a growing public pressure on them to lend a hand to preservationists’ efforts.
Ward said the public should know that neither the drug store nor the bank is “part of it” because they had nothing to do with any commitments made by a developer to save the historic house. Click here for full story.

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