AN ACT DESIGNATING DOUGLAS V. TREFRY AND ELIZABETH S. TREFRY AS RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF STOW FOR A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Douglas V.
Trefry and Elizabeth S. Trefry, husband and wife, during their lifetime
and for as long as either of them retains ownership and continues to reside
on the parcel of land, hereinafter described, located in the towns of Stow and Boxborough,
shall for all purposes be residents of the town of
Stow with all rights and privileges of domicile in the town of Stow attached thereto.
Said parcel is described as follows:
A certain parcel of land in the Northern part of said Stow and the
Southern part of Boxborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, containing
two and 04/100 (2.04) acres, more or less, bounded and described as follows:
Beginning at the Southwesterly corner of the premises, two hundred two
and 76/100 (202.76) feet Southerly from the town line bound, as shown on a
plan hereinafter mentioned;
Thence running northeasterly by two courses, as shown on said plan, two
hundred two and 76/100 (202.76) feet and fifty-seven and 4/10 (57.4) feet;
Thence turning and running Southeasterly by land of Arthur W. Trefry and
Esther H. Trefry, as shown on said plan, three hundred sixty-one and
2/10 (361.2) feet;
Thence turning and running Southwesterly by other land of said Arthur W.
Trefry and Esther H. Trefry, as shown on said plan, two hundred and
forty-eight (248) feet;
Thence turning and running Northwesterly by other land of said Arthur W.
Trefry and Esther H. Trefry, as shown on said plan, three hundred
forty-three (343) feet to the point of beginning.
Containing two and 04.100 (2.04) acres of land, more or less, and being
shown on a loan entitled "Land in Stow Owned by Arthur W. Trefry and
Esther H. Trefry", Horace F. Tuttle, C.E., dated February 19, 1953 and
recorded with Middlesex South District Deeds, Book 8056, Page 336.
Being the same premises described in a deed dated December 22, 1956 and
recorded with Middlesex South District Deeds, Book 8879, Page 439.
Notwithstanding the provisions of section eleven of chapter fifty-nine of
the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the
assessor of the town of Stow only shall assess the parcel described in
section one, and the town of Stow only shall provide said parcel, and
Douglas V. Trefry and Elizabeth S. Trefry and all municipal services
provided to other parcels and residents of the town of Stow. The assessors
of the town of Boxborough and the town of Boxborough shall have no
obligation to assess or to provide services to said parcel or individuals
as long as the terms of this special act continue in effect.
Nothing in this act shall be construed to affect, alter or change the
boundary line of said towns as established by the Middlesex county
engineering department as shown on a plan entitled "Town Line Study" dated
February, nineteen hundred and eighty-four, or as may be hereafter
established pursuant to provisions of law.
The provisions of section one and two of this act shall cease to be
operative on the last day of the fiscal year in which Douglas V. Trefry
and Elizabeth S. Trefry sell or transfer their entire ownership of the
said parcel, or when neither occupies said parcel as their domicile, or on the death of
both Douglas V. Trefry and Elizabeth S. Trefry.