Patrons entering and leaving Main Street Center are no longer able to cut through the Gloucester U-Do-It Laundry parking lot in their vehicles. Barricades have been put back in place preventing motorists from using the cut-through that had been a popular way of getting back onto Main Street at the stoplight at its intersection with Route 14.
According to Jenny Crittenden, executive director of the Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust, which oversees Main Street Center, the Trust and U-Do-It Laundry now have an agreement to reconfigure the road between the Trust’s property and the property that U-Do-It Laundry leases.
In the meantime, Crittenden said U-Do-It Laundry, owned by Nathan Brown, has put the barriers back in place, preventing motorists from cutting through that business’s parking lot until the permitting process and construction of the new road are completed.
“We are opposed to his decision to erect the barriers in the meantime and believe that it put...
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