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What's Going On With The House At East And Livingston?

A reader is curious about all the activity at the house located next to the East Street Farm Stand.

Question: What's going on with that house next to the ? There seems to be a lot of activity there lately. Who owns it?

Answer: The house in question is actually part of a much larger parcel of land at the junction of Livingston and East Streets (460 East St.), all of which is owned by the State of Massachusetts. This includes the land that the East Street Farm Stand and its fields sit on.

As for the house and the activity that the reader asked about, it has recently opened as Leroy's Lodge. It is a sober house group home for men, overseen by the State Department of Mental Health and is privately managed by a man with Tewksbury roots.

According to , Leroy's Lodge has a maximum capacity of 16-18 residents.

Bob July 23, 2012 at 07:45 PM
Janellen27, instead of going 0-60 in a second, why don't you explain why you would post on a public site what you posted? You posted, again on a public site, that you think the manager is being protected. Why? Enlighten us. BTW - I am not in the program thank God! But you keep kicking about others lashing out against posters!
malcolm nichols July 23, 2012 at 07:52 PM
so who is the big "C" and who is the little "c".
Janellen27 July 23, 2012 at 11:37 PM
Let it go, Bob. Irrelevant. Focus on the topic. I asked, Bill explained, end of story. If you must persist, however, give me your E-mail address; I'll be glad to take the time to explain. No need to further distract the other posters from their discussion about the program.
comment July 24, 2012 at 05:47 PM
if you read the website for leroy's lodge it says helping those with addiction. It doesn't specify only alcohol addiction so this doesn't mean former drug addicts aren't living here.
Bill Gilman July 25, 2012 at 01:09 AM
OK guys, lets please stay away from any types of personal attacks or insulting comments. I'm not singling anyone out I'm just saying that the debate can be had without pot shots being taken.

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