Just Plain Dave’s takes over Valentina’s space

Just Plain Dave’s¬†American grill, which this month moved into the old Valentina’s space on St. Georges Avenue, will host a grand opening on Dec. 8.

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Changes to CBD plan would allow spas

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.

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Another redevelopment commissioner resigns

Another Redevelopment Agency commissioner resigned this month, leaving just two commissioners who have served on the seven-member board for longer than three months.

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Four apartment buildings win multi-year tax appeals

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.

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New flood zone map may alter downtown project

A downtown mixed-used project proposed near the corner of East Milton Avenue and Fulton Street is now in limbo since flood zone maps of the area were revised by the state.

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Brownstones set to go before Planning Board

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.)

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