Completed and/or Discontinued Projects

733 Main Street



Please visit the 733 Main Street Information and Updates page for information and project updates.

  • Public Hearing Scheduled for August 15, 2022

  • Planning Board Letter of Approval  - 733 Main Street

  • On August 16, 2022, the Select Board voted in support of Mr. DeGhetto's proposal, however formal Select Board approval of the project is pending receipt of additional details requested.

  • The plans to relocate the house at 733 Main Street have changed. The home will now be dismantled piece by piece and brought down to the new address on Union Street with no special permits or involvement from the Hanover Fire Department and Hanover Police Department. A Building Permit has been issued for this project. 

Benchmark Assisted Living Facility 

The property as previously permitted in 2008 and in subsequent minor modifications to those permits) is comprised of 4 assessors' parcels that comprise approximately 38.8 acres located on the east side of Washington Street (Route 53). The property is approximately 1 mile south of Route 3 and proximate to the Hanover Mall. The prior permits allowed for the construction of four new buildings and the reuse of one existing office building. The Target retail store (Building "A" in the permit), Retail "B" anchored by Pet Smart, and the office building reuse were constructed shortly after the permits were issued. The permit included a proposed restaurant on the southern end of the site. The permit was modified in 2018 to allow a bank instead of a restaurant. The bank is currently being constructed. The 2008 permit allowed for a 16,826 sf retail building (Building "B") which was never constructed. The current request is to allow the addition of an approximately 43,000 sf parcel (1143 Washington Street) to the property and to construct a 97-unit, 115-bedroom assisted living facility instead of the previously proposed retail building on the now combined property.



North Hanover Fire SubstationStatus


During the 2021 annual town meeting, an article approving $550,000 for planning funds for this project was passed.


550,000 was approved for this project at the 2021 Annual Town Meeting.


  • The Architect/Designer has been selected, and the contract has been executed with Saccoccio & Associates Architects.

  • A Design Charette is scheduled to take place in a hybrid format with both attendees at Town Hall as well as remote attendees via Zoom  on December 8, 2022.

  • The Perc Test failed, therefore the project will not be moving forward.

  • It is anticipated that an Article will be on the 2023 Annual Town Meeting Warrant to rescind the borrowing for this project.