Sherborn Studies

There are many links to documents of interest on the “Other Documents and Links” page. This page singles out several studies done in the past specific to conditions in Sherborn. – clicking links will open to full PDF files. 2003 Woodward Curran Sherborn Groundwater Protection Study 2000 Lombardo Report – Review …

Green Lane – Document Library

1 – 31 Green Lane, Sherborn MA – Description of Project from Site Approval Application: “Green Lane will consist of 16 total units all of which will be three bedroom duplex-townhouses.  There will be 4 Affordable Units and 12 Market Rate Units. The Units will average 2,700 Sq. Ft. and …

Coolidge Crossing – document library

Coolidge Crossing – 88 for sale townhouses 104 Coolidge Street, Sherborn MA (20 acres) – Project Description taken from the Comprehensive Permit Site Approval application: Income & Unit Mix: 22 Workforce Affordable Units and 66 Market Rate Units for a total of 88, 3-Bedroom Units. Project Description: Multi Family Development …

Septic Systems – How they work

This link has a good illustration of how the typical conventional septic system works. So, how does a septic system work?  Septic Systems A pipe collects all the home’s wastewater and transfers it to an underground, watertight septic tank. Here, solids (known as “sludge”) settle to the bottom, and floatable …

Update on the Fields at Sherborn

The Board of Health denied the title V application for a conventional (under 10,000 gpd) septic system on March 2nd with a written decision dated March 4th.  The wording of that denial can be found here: BOH Decision Letter 3-4-16 On April 15th Ben Stevens filed an appeal of the BOH …

BOH Denies Title V permit for The Fields at Sherborn

The Board of Health (BOH) at its March 2, 2016 denied Title V permit for the Fields at Sherborn project in a series of motions based on sizing and impacts concerns.  Here is the wording of their denial: RE: Board of Health Decision – Fields at Sherborn Dear Mr. Stevens: …

James Vernon PhD, PG, Nobis Hydrogeologist Report to Town of Sherborn

The hydrogeologist hired by the Town of Sherborn, James Vernon, PhD of Nobis Engineering, has completed his report for phase 1 and 2.  A preliminary report was presented at the Board of Health’s (BOH) February 11th hearing and may be found by clicking here (February Presentation). Dr. Vernon initially began …

Dan Hill Comments on Burden of Proof

CAC attorney, Dan Hill, submitted a letter to the ZBA concerning which party has the Burden of Proof at various stages of the Comprehensive Permit process.  A full PDF version of this submittal may be found here: ltr to ZBA 3.4.16 This document along with other submittals from Attorney Dan Hill …

02.29.16 BOH Final Hearing Update

The Board of Health held a marathon 6 1/2 hour hearing on Monday, February 29th from 5:30 pm till midnight.  Thank you to many who attended.  Much of the meeting was tied up with the detailed process of giving all board members a chance to discuss each and every item …

Charles Morris, MD, MPH – Letter

Sherborn resident and physician, Dr. Chuck Morris, has submitted a letter to the Town Boards concerning the Fields at Sherborn and health risks proposed by the current design plan. CLICK here to view the letter: 02.28.16 Letter from Charles Morris, MD, MPH to BOH and ZBA All letters and related documents …