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Wakefield planners delay decision on rock quarry

By P.J. GLISSON

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WAKEFIELD — A Wakefield rock quarry remains in limbo after the city’s Planning Commission voted last week to table action on a related site plan until more information is received.

City Clerk Sue Ahonen reported the news by phone on Monday.

The March 12 vote occurred after a related public hearing regarding a Feb. 13 site plan by Thomas Smiljanich, owner of Smily’s Excavating and Trucking in Wakefield.

“At this point, there isn’t any access into the property,” said Ahonen.

She added that Smiljanich would need to purchase an adjacent plot in order to faci...

 
 
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