June 2, 2023 4:00 pm

DRACUT – Flavio Granda Orbes says he desires to have a amazing Memorial Day Weekend with household and close friends with his new volleyball and soccer courts he constructed in his backyard at his property in Dracut. “I just want to be good with everyone. I want to say to them I do nothing at all incorrect. I just want to have enjoyable with my close friends, with the tiny youngsters. They often come to play with us,” Flavio stated. 

Flavio says the vision behind his project is mainly because his backyard is so spacious it would be a wonderful notion for neighbors and close friends to come with each other for some friendly games. What he did not anticipate was some of the competitors he’s facing from some of the neighbors who do not appreciate all the commotion that its causing. 

Flavio Granda Orbes’ backyard sports court in Dracut 

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James Martin is a direct abutter to Flavio’s home. He and other neighbors voiced their robust opposition at a town hall meeting back in April. “It is an outright nuisance,” Martin stated. “They have got stadium lighting that shines suitable into my kitchen windows at quarter to ten at evening.”

Dracut Town Manager, Ann Vandal says Flavio is complying. “At this point the only challenge we have at this junction is that he wants to update and deal with electrical permit difficulties that he does have. He’s been asked not to place the lights on till he fixes that trouble and he’s carried out that. He’s been really cooperative,” Vandal stated. 

Flavio Granda Orbes’ property and backyard sports court in Dracut

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Flavio says he moved right here from Ecuador for superior chance. He has a productive roofing organization which permitted him to get his dream property. His court is completely fenced in, he lowered the lights and is prepared comply with all town regulations. 

Anayia Darius lives in the property subsequent door to Flavio and says her household is not bothered by the property parties at all. “I was property one particular evening they had a celebration going on, they had a lot of vehicles, it wasn’t a disturbance,” Darius stated. ‘It’s by no means a thing that is to the point exactly where we really feel like we have to make a noise complaint.”

Flavio hopes his neighbors permit him to celebrate his culture with no it becoming a disturbance. “I do not know what the trouble is,” Flavio stated. “The 1st time there was parking on each sides of the road. But now we place the vehicles on my yard. It is a significant yard.” 

Paul Burton

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