City Council introduced a pair of ordinances that would allow for spa and full-service beauty/health establishments downtown while also reducing the permitted use proximity from 1,000 feet to 250 feet.
A St. Georges Avenue medical office will see its property tax bill reduced by a third after settling a multi-year tax appeal with the city.
Another Redevelopment Agency commissioner resigned this month, leaving just two commissioners who have served on the seven-member board for longer than three months.
Continuing a trend in recent years, four apartment complexes won tax appeals totaling more than $54,000 across a number of tax years, ranging in reductions from 7 to almost 20 percent.
The Redevelopment Agency last week endorsed a plan for a 487-unit rental development at the former Wheatena property . The proposal is next expected to go before the Planning Board on Dec. 16
Nov. 25. (UPDATED, 11/21: The Nov. 25 Planning Board meeting has been canceled.)