'How Could This Happen?'
Beacon residents push back against development
via Highlands Current, By Jeff Simms
Dan Aymar-Blair says he didn’t set out to be an organizer. It’s just that he kept hearing the same question from his Beacon neighbors and friends: “How could this happen?”
They were talking about the rapid growth in the number of apartments and condos in the city, where more than 400 residential units are in construction at various sites within Beacon’s 5 square miles. Another 100-plus units have been approved, more than 400 are being considered by the Planning Board and 300 are “in discussion” but have not been submitted for review...read more