Wendy Donohue, who sponsored two articles that would have allowed developer Sal Lupoli to build residential units in a commercial development on Dascomb Road, withdrew them last night at town meeting.
It was apparent at the Collins Center, where the meeting was held and nearly every seat was packed, that too many Andover residents had too many questions about the project’s impact on schools, traffic and their quality of life for the article to survive a vote.
But Lupoli hasn’t given up. He told the audience that the $6 million MassWorks grant that was awarded to the town, which he hopes will help him address infrastructure problems on Dascomb Road, will still be available in the fall.
“We only have one town meeting in the course of the year,” he said. “That’s why your selectmen were trying to get this grant in, and that’s why this came about so fast. So what I would