Scarborough Residents Wonder If Your Dotty Grandma Wouldn’t Be Happier On An Ice Floe

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assisted livingSCARBOROUGH — A New York developer’s plan to build an 81-unit assisted living and dementia facility on Black Point Road near U.S. Route 1 has led to organized opposition from residents in the area. A handful of neighbors have formed Friends of Oak Hill to fight the Wegman Cos. of Rochester, N.Y. Wegman owns 14 such assisted living facilities, most of them in New York. The neighbors fear the proposed 59,000-square-foot project will add more traffic on Black Point Road. Some residents of the lower Eastern Road and its side streets also worry that storm-water drainage will flood their property after the senior home, and its impervious, paved surfaces, are built. (read more at The Forecaster)

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