Public hearing July 10

Bus garage proposed in Union

By Beth A. Birmingham | Jul 01, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham This site at 1924 Heald Highway in Union will be the topic of discussion at a public hearing July 10. An application to establish it as a commercial complex and bus garage is on file at the town office.

Union — The Town of Union Planning Board will hold a public hearing Thursday, July 10 regarding the establishment of a Commercial Complex and Bus Garage at 1924 Heald Highway.

According to Code Enforcement Officer Grant Watmough, this is an existing building of about 6,800 square feet. It will cost approximately $50,000 to renovate.

The commercial complex will be used for bus maintenance and repair, bus parking, Luce Transportation offices, continue to rent existing parts, parking for commercial trucks, auto sales, some retail sales, and auto detail shop/auto body, according to Watmough.

Interested parties are encouraged to attend the hearing which will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Union Town Office Meeting Room.

The application is on file at the town office.

Courier Publications reporter Beth A. Birmingham can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 125 or via email at

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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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