Planning board gets look at theater plans

Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:32 AM.

The other aspect of the first phase would be converting the rooftop into an area for weddings and other events. He said his intention is to partner with a local wedding planner on turning the rooftop into the ideal place for a weddings and similar functions.

“I hope by mid-March or April to have events on the roof,” Collins said.

The second phase, as currently outlined, would include the creation of two levels of loft-type apartments.

Collins said the steel enclosure surrounding three sides of the old projection room is perfect for an elevator to reach all levels of the building.

While there is much to finalize, Jay Rish, chairman of the planning board, expressed optimism.

“It seems like an ambitious and interesting plan,” Rish said. “I am all for anything that brings people to the community to spend their money.”

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