Recent Developments Concerning Preservation of Webster Woods
Newton City Council appropriates CPA funds for planning Webster Woods acquisition
June to October, 2018
Mayor appoints Webster Woods Advisory Panel
Newton Residents Work to Preserve Webster Woods
In July 2017, the Board of Directors of the Newton Conservators wrote to each candidate for Mayor of Newton, stating the board’s position on the preservation of Webster Woods. The Board supports preservation of the entire wooded portion of the site,
by Richard B. Primack
Newton Tab, May 27, 2016
reprinted by permission
Many Newton residents care deeply about Webster Woods and are working to protect the area after its sale to Boston College.
Martha Horn, the city’s Environmental Planner, reports that Newton has received approval from the state to proceed with design and construction of improvements to Hammond Pond. A request for bids will go out shortly to select an engineer to design the project and a survey will be completed by the city engineer to support this work.