Extreme makeover? Stomping out sound, Housing report

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Outer Cape NEWS, November 5, 2006

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Firing a legal shot across the planning board’s bow, Provincetown’s town counsel has refuted the board’s letter to the state Attorney General, which claims that the affordable housing zoning amendment passed at Special Town Meeting last month is not legal. Despite that disagreement, town counsel did, however, give the opinion that the planning board did not exceed its authority when it wrote the letter. In Provincetown: damage to piles at the pier from bore worms not as bad as feared; Provincetown Theater gets boost from Schoolman Trust; Bead Garden hit by smash and grab this weekend; two meetings are planned to get input on town manager search; Rep. O’Leary talked with state democratic committee members about his vote to not table the same sex marriage question...

In the Arts
Emilio Estevez’s earnest “Bobby” has rewards among its flaws. But it doesn’t come close to capturing what Robert F. Kennedy ...
Extreme makeover?
By Pru Sowers. PROVINCETOWN — A series of proposed ideas to give a physical and virtual makeover to the town was met with diverse  reactions from about 50 residents who attended a design “charette” last week. The audience first listened to ideas presented by Icon Architecture, the Boston-based firm hired to design an interactive facelift for Provincetown to help stimulate tourism, then broke into smaller work groups to organize their responses. While the work groups all agreed that the focus should be on telling the myriad stories of Provincetown’s past and present, there was disagreement over how to present those stories...
Stomping out sound
By Ann Wood. Aaron Larget-Caplan picked up the electric guitar for the same reasons most teenage boys do — he wanted to be a rock star. ...
Housing report proposes significant changes
By Pru Sowers. PROVINCETOWN – When the work groups formed during September’s Housing Summit meet Thursday, Dec. 7, to give their final reports on how to solve the affordable housing crisis here, the proposed solutions will range from small to extraordinary. The “new construction” work group found 20 existing land parcels that may be suitable for new affordable housing developments. In particular, the group proposed that the town develop a 3.5-acre portion of the town’s cemetery — leaving a one-acre buffer for cemetery expansion – in order to create 20 to 35 affordable or community housing units...
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A fifty-mile southeast gale roared through Provincetown last Monday night, turning the harbor into seething breakers, flinging white suds crashing into the air ...

High hopes entertained for PHS hoopsters
By Kevin Mullaney. The Provincetown High School boy’s basketball team begins the season Tuesday at home against Harwich with a ...

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