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Mayor Fuller Proposes Action to Save Webster Woods

On September 18, 2019, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller proposed that the City take action to permanently preserve the 17 acres of Webster Woods purchased by Boston College in 2016:
“Preserving the largest contiguous forest for Newton in perpetuity is essential.

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The Conservators’ Position on Webster Woods

At its meeting on July 24, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Newton Conservators adopted this revised position on the preservation of Webster Woods:
The Board of Directors of the Newton Conservators reiterates its support of Mayor Fuller’s ongoing efforts to preserve the open space at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway.

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West Nile Virus and EEE

As of September 20th, the risk of West Nile Virus in Newton was reported as “Moderate.”  The EEE risk in eleven towns in western Middlesex County (including Framingham, Sudbury, and Wayland) is either “Critical”

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