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Mugar project opponents raise $10.8k of $50k goal in legal fight
UPDATED Sept. 25: The Coalition to Save the Mugar Wetlands has set an initial target of $50,000 to support the efforts of the residents of East Arlington who filed suit last year to prevent the construction of Thorndike Place, a 124-unit, four-floor rental building near documented wetlands.
Since June 30, the group has raised $10,805.
Arlington Town Meeting and the Select Board do not support this development. Neighborhood residents say they have spent about $18,000 in legal fees to date.
For further details at the coalition's Go Fund Me effort, click here >>
Neighborhood kids held a pop-up lemonade stand on the Minuteman Bike Path near Thorndike Field to help raise funds >>
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For some history, see the news links below.
Feb. 22, 2022: Mugar resolution seen as three years away
Dec. 27, 2021: Mugar developer appeals, delaying neighbors' lawsuit
This plea was published Sunday, July 3, 2022, and updated Sept. 25.
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