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Letter to the Editor: Marathon Way needs cleanup, lights

by | Dec 23, 2022 | Letter to Editor

At night the traffic pattern on Marathon Way, which includes the Doughboy triangle, is confusing and dangerous. The Doughboy triangle is not lighted, and the construction materials still remain in the area along with portable toilets in the roadway. We were told by the MassDOT supervisor that all materials would be moved to the DPW site on Cedar Street for the winter. Why are they still there? Two years of this mess in our Historic District is unacceptable. Who is standing up for the Historic District and all that it represents for our downtown? If this area will be cleaned up for the Boston Marathon, why wait all winter?

For the sake of traffic safety and the visual aspect of our town, please have this area lighted and cleaned up.

— Rick and Beth Kelly, Hopkinton

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1 Comment

  1. Peter LaGoy

    I went by there the past few days and agree that this looks awful. Why are what looks to be a full dumpster and multiple port-o-potties left here? Whoever is in charge of project management for this work needs to clear this up as soon as possible. And that doesn’t mean in the Spring.

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