BC: ‘We are disappointed that Mayor Fuller has made this unfortunate decision’

The Globe’s John Hilliard is reporting that Boston College opposes Mayor Ruthanne Fuller plan for Newton to acquire approximately 17 acres of Webster Woods  through eminent domain

“We are disappointed that Mayor Fuller has made this unfortunate decision, which we intend to oppose to the fullest extent possible using all legal avenues,” BC spokesman Jack Dunn said.

Newton Conservators: BC’s new salt shed threatens Webster Woods

Newton Conservators: BC’s new salt shed threatens Webster Woods

Here’s a story posted this summer on the Newton Conservators website that I don’t believe has been reported anywhere else…. 

In November 2018, Boston College filed plans with the City of Newton to construct the salt storage facility [on the rear parking lot of the land it owns in Webster Woods.] Neither the Newton Conservation Commission nor any other city department had the authority to prevent the construction of this facility. Construction began in February 2019, and was substantially complete by June.

This facility threatens Webster Woods because of the

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