Bowdoin Seeks Zoning Change For New Dormitory

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Bowdoin College wants to buy a former assisted living home in Brunswick and turn it into student housing, but some town officials are concerned about the impact it would have on the neighborhood.

The college signed a purchase and sales agreement in November, but can't turn the building into a dorm unless the town approves a requested zoning change.

Town councilors voted 8-1 last week to send the request to the Planning Board.

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