CPA

Crystal Lake Eminent Domain Purchase Plan

TO: Members of the Board of Aldermen, Members of the Community Preservation Committee
FROM: Mayor David B. Cohen
RE: 20 Rogers Street Property
DATE: February 23, 2007
Crystal Lake has been a summer tradition for many thousands of Newton residents.

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Newton Community Farm Acquisition

Conservators Seek to Acquire Angino Farm
March 2004
When it rains, it pours-and fortunately, the availability of Community Preservation funds makes the Newton Conservators, working in close coordination with city government,

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Kesseler Woods Acquisition

The Kesseler Woods Story
An Inside Look at How this Minor Miracle Came to Pass
September 2003
Remarkably, the City of Newton has prevailed in its effort to acquire the 42-acre Kesseler Woods property owned by NStar (formerly Boston Edison).

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The Battle for Land

Saving open space can mean a fight. To protect important open spaces not already in public hands takes money. Open space is just one of many interests that makes a claim for public funds.

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