The fate of the Shawsheen Extended Day program is up in the air. SHED may be forced out of its current location at the Shawsheen School due to space problems. A recommendation will be made to the School Committee at the end of February. “Everyone, the School Committee and the superintendent, are discussing it (the space problem) and discussing options,” said Sydney Bialo, SHED administrator.
A second appraisal for the value of the Champey parcel has placed the lands’s worth in the same neighborhood as the first—about $4 million. Although the appraisal does not affect the request for proposal being put together by the Housing Partnership Committee, fair housing committee members were keeping tabs on the land cost, usually the most expensive item on a development budget.