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BOARD OF APPEALS HEARINGS <br />December 19, 1974 <br />' A regular meeting of the Board of Appeals was held on Thursday, December 19, <br />1974 in the Selectmen's Meeting Room of the Town Office Building at 7:30 p.m. <br />Present were: Chairman, D. E. Nickerson; Vice Chairman, G. P. Wadsworth; regular <br />members: W. Brodhead and Ruth Morey; and associate member, Irving H. Mabee. <br />Prior to the regularly scheduled and advertised hearings, Sarah A. Blood, <br />343 Massachusetts Avenue, who lives near the proposed Mammola Brothers building <br />on Massachusetts Avenue, presented to the Board a petition signed with two hun- <br />dred and ten signatures, with the following words: <br />We, the undersigned, support the majority of the Board of Appeals <br />on their vote of September 3, 1974 not to grant a variance*that would <br />permit a restaurant at 351-363 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, which <br />would further congest and commercialize this area. <br />(*A variance was not requested or granted. A special permit under 25.69 and <br />other applicable provisions of the zoning by-law was requested and denied.) <br />As usual at Board of Appeals hearings, a Lexington Minute -Man newspaper <br />reporter and a reporter for the Patriot, another newspaper, as well as, a room <br />full of townspeople, were present. <br />Public hearing were held on the following petitions, notice having been <br />mailed to those who should legally receive them and to town boards and officials <br />who will or might be affected by decisions made and also advertised in the Lex- <br />ington Minute -Man, all as required by law. <br />Kennecott Copper Corporation - for an increase of size from the regulations of <br />the sign by-law and permission to install two corporate symbols of these increased <br />sizes on its buildings at 128 Spring Street. These symbols will be 6' wide x 8' <br />high, fabricated from brass and installed on the East and West sides of the build- <br />ings. They will be non -illuminated. <br />Minuteman Village, Nishan and Elizabeth D. Haroian, 353 Concord Avenue - permis- <br />sion to change from modified second class construction granted October 18, 1973 <br />under the Lexington Building By-law, Art. IX, Sec. 1, B-1, to the BOCA Code (L-2), <br />which will become mandatory January 1, 1975. <br />Ginn and Company - permission to erect a free standing identification sign at <br />entrance to Ginn and Company driveway at 191 Spring Street. Sign will be 2 -sided <br />perpendicular to Spring Street with lettering Xerox and Ginn and Company on each <br />side. Sign will be approximately 4 feet high and 7 feet 4 inches wide, unlighted, <br />and constructed of tubular steel with aluminum panel on which the company names <br />will be painted. Sign will be located as indicated on plot plan dated Sept. 26, <br />1960. This land was recently purchased by Ginn and Company. <br />_Bonnys Landscape Service Inc. - WITHDRAWN by the attorney for the Petitioner. <br />For the record a copy of the body of the petition and the legal notice follows: <br />......Bonnys Landscape Service Inc. for a special permit under the provisions of <br />Section 12.2 Special Permits of the Zoning By-laws of the Town of Lexington in <br />