State historic panel warns Eagle developer ‘not so fast’

State historic panel warns Eagle developer ‘not so fast’

LEE — The Eagle Mill Development Project has apparently come up against a potential roadblock issued  by the Massachusetts Historic Commission. However, the Eagle Mill developer, Jeffrey Cohen, sees this setback as a “bump in the road”, rather than a full roadblock. Brona Simon of the commission sent a letter to the Eagle Mills project […]

Lee Zoning Board of Appeals issues permit to Eagle Mill

Lee Zoning Board of Appeals issues permit to Eagle Mill

By Theodore Nappo LEE — The town’s decaying and forgotten Eagle Mill is one step closer to transformation. At a Nov. 14 meeting, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously approved a special permit request for Mill Renaissance to redevelop the old mill structure. The project is led by Jeffrey Cohen, an Adams developer who seeks […]

Lee special town meeting approval of bylaw provides boon to Eagle Mill

Lee special town meeting approval of bylaw provides boon to Eagle Mill

LEE — The path towards redeveloping the Eagle MIll site and thus renewing the downtown area is a little clearer following the results of last week’s special town meeting. By a vote of 27-4, district representatives voted in favor of passing the 40R Smart Growth Overlay bylaw amendment proposed by the planning board. The bylaw […]

Lee planners recommend overlay zone around mill

Lee planners recommend overlay zone around mill

LEE — The Planning Board has submitted an application for a Smart Growth Overlay District that would allow for residential and commercial development at the Eagle Mill site. If accepted by the state and by district representatives at town meeting, the overlay district could pave the way for Mill Renaissance LLC’s planned $60 million to $70 […]