On May 25th, a letter authored by attorney Ed Mullin was sent to Worcester homeowners on letterhead that showed both the Palmer Village and the “Friends of Worcester, LLC”. The letter was made to look like us, the REAL “The Friends of Worcester” group, but took positions that are contrary to our long-held beliefs. The letter also used our tree logo and included a website very similar to ours.
The letter WAS NOT sent by us, but rather by an LLC (Limited Liability Corporation) recently incorporated by an employee of the law firm (Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell and Lupin) who represent the owners of the Palmer property.
On May 27th, a large sign was posted on the Palmer property at the intersection of Rts 363 & 73, further using our tree logo and suggesting that we support the Palmer Village concept that was voted down by the Board of Supervisors in 2018. Friends of Worcester wants to be clear that we DO NOT support the Palmer Village concept. The Palmer property can and should be developed under our current zoning ordinances.
The Friends of Worcester is in the process of initiating action to prevent further deception of Worcester residents from the LLC that has taken our name.
The Friends of Worcester remains a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has served the Worcester community for 26 years, committed to the mission of preserving Worcester’s rural character and historic heritage. We continue to prioritize an Open Space Referendum on the November Ballot, oppose efforts to re-zone Center Point Village (which includes the Palmer property), and educate you on other community issues related to open space through our newsletter, outreach & online platforms.
Clearly, this is a legal battle for us to save our identity and stop the deception of Worcester residents.
Friends of Worcester
P.O. Box 545
Worcester, PA 19490