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Apollo Tannery
  • Published
    June 9, 2022

    Farmer’s Market location questioned due to contamination

    Questions were raised at the June 7 Select Board meeting about whether trucks from the Farmer’s Market are kicking up dust at the contaminated former tannery property and whether the market should be moved.

  • Published
    April 6, 2022

    Tannery question again generates heat at Camden Select Board meeting

    The Select Board approved questions for the town meeting warrant regarding the future of the tannery property over the objections of residents in the audience, and it pushed forward the question on whether to have a moratorium on piers.

  • Published
    November 30, 2011

    Camden seeks grant for Riverwalk improvements

    Saying the project will serve a wide spectrum of users and facilitate trail use for youngsters, seniors and persons with disabilities, Pathways Committee Chairman Geoff Scott asked the Camden Select Board to endorse an application for a $15,000 Recreational Trails Program grant, offered through the Department of Transportation, for the construction of a Camden Riverwalk on the 25-foot easement adjacent to the ...

  • Published
    November 29, 2011

    Camden considers grant for Riverwalk

    Saying the project will serve a wide spectrum of users and facilitate trail use for youngsters, seniors, and persons with disabilities, Pathways Committee Chairman Geoff Scott asked the Camden Select Board to approve an application for a $15,000 Recreational Trails Program, offered through the Department of Transportation, for the construction of a Camden Riverwalk on the 25-foot easement adjacent to the former ...

  • Published
    June 17, 2011

    Camden tannery land sale now falls under Select Board purview

    Voting 71 to 60, Camden citizens approved a measure at annual town meeting that relinquishes final sale of the former Apollo Tannery property to their Select Board. Since 2008, final disposition of the land was left to voters with a ballot referendum vote. That changed on June 15, giving the board the legal right to sell the land to potential buyers, in accordance with redevelopment guidelines drawn up in ...

  • Published
    May 18, 2011

    Citizen seeks referendum on Apollo Tannery sale

    A resident chided the Camden Select Board at its May 17 meeting for the board's reaction to recent comments made on Facebook. During the public comment portion of the meeting, George Barnard said he was concerned about board member Deborah Dodge's response to images that Jack Churchill posted on Facebook, as well as a comment Leonard Lookner made in response. "The commentaries posted on Facebook crossed over ...

  • Published
    May 13, 2011

    Camden considers tannery referendum

    The Camden Select Board will discuss two requests regarding the town-owned former Apollo Tannery property when it meets Tuesday, May 17. Leonard Lookner has asked that the board place a citizen referendum before voters to take the property off the market and restrict its uses to community and municipal functions only. The request is a first step to initiating a petition process for a future vote on the matter. ...

  • Published
    May 4, 2011

    Churchill responds

    Unfortunately, I missed the Kangaroo Court held at the Camden Select Board meeting last night [May 3]. I wasn’t invited, or even notified. That’s a little odd, considering I was the person on trial. But then, the prosecutors did not want to hear from me, since there was always the chance that I would interrupt their false assumptions, phony accusations and baseless slander with the truth. So they went off on me ...

  • Published
    May 4, 2011

    Camden Select Board condemns tannery cyber discourse

    Upset by the comments and images posted on Facebook concerning the town's involvement with a plan to turn the former Apollo Tannery into a film production site, Select Board member Deb Dodge called the discourse shameful. Camden asked to give tannery disposition decision to Select Board At the May 3 meeting of the Select Board, attorney Bill Kelly proposed adding another article to the June town ...

  • Published
    April 27, 2011

    B’D’ Turman’d Entertainment pulls out of Camden tannery deal

    Five weeks after first visiting Camden and appraising property on which to site film studios, B'D' Turman'd Entertainment LLC has terminated its interest. Camden Town Manager Roberta Smith learned from B. D’Turman’d on April 26 of its request to terminate any further efforts with the Camden Film Studios project. The company's primary concerns included the land configuration, and its size in relation to the ...

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