Thursday, January 31, 2013
Lynnfield Police Department getting ready to make first budget requests for the coming MarketStreet era. Chief David Breen talked this week about what's coming up.
When the MarketStreet Lynnfield development is up and running later this year, Lynnfield Police hope to have an outreach center, an officer who's trained with a bicycle, and two new officers as part of their strategy to keep up with demand for service calls. The MarketStreet Lynnfield development is less than a mile away from the Sheraton Colonial in Wakefield and other nearby properties in town. In a phone conversation this week with Patch.com, Lynnfield Police Chief David Breen talked about some of his department's priorities as the largest development in the town's history prepares to get up and running. He also talked about some of the things he has learned by studying comparable developments, such as Legacy Place in Dedham. The …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Al Merritt Media and Cultural Center is expected to open in September at MarketStreet at Lynnfield.
The planned community space at MarketStreet at Lynnfield will be named after former Selectman Al Merritt, who resigned on December 31st for health reasons. The project is located just off Route 128, right on the line with Wakefield. Lynnfield selectmen approved the proposal Monday night to name the forthcoming facility “The Al Merritt Media And Cultural Center.” The center, which also be the new home of Lynnfield's cable access TV studio will be on the second floor of the building to be known as 600 Market Street. The management office for National Development is also expected to be on that floor as well. Earlier in the Monday night meeting, selectmen got some additional updates on the future community space at MarketStreet from Deanne …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Thanks to Dick Shafner for sending in this image he took during a recent flight over the area.
Local resident Dick Shafner sent in this image from a recent flight that he took over the area. The photo shows the MarketStreet at Lynnfield development and the area near Walnut Street and Salem Street looking toward Wakefield and Pleasure Island Road. The view is from about 1,300 feet up, reports Shafner. Last summer, Shafner sent in another aerial shot of the MarketStreet at Lynnfield development, from about 1,200 feet up. A look back at this image shows just far the project has come in a relatively short period of time.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Latest update from National Development indicates 15 buildings plus the golf course now under construction at site.
The MarketStreet at Lynnfield project now has 15 buildings under construction simultaneously, according to an update on National Development’s MarketStreetConstruction.com website. Some signs of things to come can be seen from the future MarketStreet entrance on Walnut Street in Lynnfield – primarily the structures that in late 2013 will be home to Whole Foods, Legal C Bar, and other major tenants. In fact, the structure that will house the Whole Foods, Building 100, is reportedly now being enclosed by workers. Also, National Development reports that Arborpoint at MarketStreet, with 180 luxury apartments, is on track to open this fall and that along with three residential buildings, foundations for the future golf course clubhouse are now …