The Conservation Commission has been working busily on four Conservation Restrictions. Two CRs, protecting portions of the Jick and Field properties abutting Hammond Pond, will conserve the wooded swamp and floodplain around the pond as envisioned in the Open Space Plan.
Thoreau wrote, “live each season as it passes.” A lovely place to enjoy at least once each season is the Newton Cemetery.
This month will finally witness the culmination of a long process, the acquisition of the 1.1-acre property at 76 Webster Park in West Newton, directly adjacent to the Dolan Pond Conservation Area.
By Dan Driscoll
Director of Recreational Facilities
Background: In 1994 the MDC began preparation of a master plan and design for a major section of the Upper Charles River Reservation.