Newton Conservators enthusiastically supports Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s proposal to permanently preserve 17 acres of Webster Woods, either through negotiation with Boston College or by an eminent domain purchase.
On October 7th, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller filed a proposal with the Newton Community Preservation Committee (CPC) to authorize the issuance of $15.2 million in bonds for the purchase of 17.4 acres of land in Webster Woods.
Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s proposal to buy and preserve Webster Woods has been approved by the Community Preservation Committee and is now before the City Council.
Here are some of the things you can do to help save the woods:
- Call or write to members of the City Council and ask if they will commit to support the proposal,
July 2019 Position
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.