Mayor Fuller Files Proposal to Preserve Webster Woods

Bare Pond, by Daniel Segrè

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.

Read the full proposal

View the Mayor’s October 10th presentation to the Community Preservation Committee

The CPC will be holding a public hearing on the proposal at 7pm on Wednesday, November 6th, in the City Council Chamber in City Hall. To support the proposal, you can:

  • attend the public hearing
  • testify at the public hearing
  • send your comments to the CPC no later than October 25th by sending an email to
  • write to members of the City Council and urge them to support the proposal, including the use of eminent domain if it is necessary

Newton Conservators enthusiastically supports this proposal.

Read the Mayor’s prior announcement of her plan.

Learn more about saving the woods.