But because of the agreement, task force member Wig Zamore said, “All the lawsuits are going away.”
I know this doesn’t directly affect everyone who reads here, and I know that not everyone will have followed the details. But to summarize my understanding of this: the city of Somerville has been trying for a long time to develop Assembly Square. A neighborhood group (Mystic Valley Task Force) was very actively protesting and fighting aspects of the plans, to make them better for the neighbors. But now that appears to be over.
According to the email from Fred Berman, who was part of the MVTF, there was going to be a signing and press conference today at City Hall.
Thanks to everyone for working together to get this to happen, finally–seems to the benefit of all.
Mixed use development and smart growth. I like the sound of that.