For several years, a vacant lot on Compo Beach Road — the main entrance to the beach, just before Owenoke — has stood as mute testimony to the Great Recession. This is not the time to build on the site of what was once a teardown.
But the owner keeps paying property taxes.
Yesterday, he started to produce a tiny revenue stream:
That’s $30 less than the weekend fee.
And $55 less than the fine for parking illegally on the street.
Or in the equally illegal, much-further-away, but often full, Sherwood Mill Pond Preserve lot.