To help curb sprawl, the Romney administration has turned to a planner who opposes Somerville's plan to attract retail stores to Assembly Square.
"To help shape its agenda for curbing sprawl in the state, the Romney administration has turned to a planner who opposes Somerville's plan to attract large, tax-producing retail stores to Assembly Square... But the best antidote to sprawl is making areas close to Boston as attractive as possible, Tate said. The state has a legitimate role in redeveloping sites like Assembly Square, she said, because it provides the infrastructure, such as major roadways and the T."
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