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Forest Street on Facebook

Posted on September 27, 2007 - Filed Under Forest Street, This Town | 1 Comment

It seems that some people have taken notice and created a Facebook group in order to spread the word of what is happening behind the scenes at Forest Street. Some people have questioned the source of the information and whether it’s real since they can’t find anything else about it online.
I’d like to state […]

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Forest Street Past, Present and Future

Posted on September 25, 2007 - Filed Under Forest Street, Ranting, This Town | 7 Comments

I’m borrowing these pictures from Rod Hemeon’s Yarmouth Streetscape website to show that Forest Street stands today almost identical to how it looked over 100 years ago. It may not look like this for much longer though, as the plans of certain people begin coming to light.

The way things are going, I don’t think […]

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Forest Street in danger

Posted on September 22, 2007 - Filed Under Forest Street, This Town | Leave a Comment

Well that’s some interesting news that will probably shock the average Yarmouthian. Apparently the ‘big plan’ for Forest Street is to chop down the trees, wide the road, put in curb and guttering and add parking to the side of the street. The reason for doing all of this? Most likely something […]

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More council craziness

Posted on September 18, 2007 - Filed Under Forest Street, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

Talk about silly. I wonder what’s really going on in this town these days, must be something going on behind the scenes that certain people want to keep hidden. Rod Hemeon, who I had written about a while back, is still being met with a lot of resistance in his efforts to protect […]

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Disappearing Streets – Pt. II

Posted on July 27, 2007 - Filed Under Forest Street, This Town | Leave a Comment

Yesterday I wrote about the endangered Victorian Streetscape here in Yarmouth, and today I’ll be talking briefly about the nearby streets that have already converted to curb & guttering. Most of the original trees on these other streets are already gone and the ones that remain are dying, as can be seen in the pictures […]

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Disappearing streets

Posted on July 26, 2007 - Filed Under Forest Street, This Town | Leave a Comment

Even though I use or cross this street almost every day, I never realized how rare a street it is in this day and age. It’s recently been brought to my attention that old Victorian Streetscapes like this are an endangered species. After comparing photos taken over 100 years ago it’s surprising how […]

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