What’s up with Birch Hill

KENT — Birch Hill, the proposed for-profit 90-bed drug and alcohol detox and residential treatment facility to open in the building that was formerly The Kent at 46 Maple St., has provoked strong opinions from residents during recent Planning and Zoning Commission meetings. The facility’s application is currently under review.

One of the concerns residents have expressed is not knowing much about the people behind this project. Who are they? Where did they come from? Do they have experience operating this type of facility? 

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