Well done, Mayor.

I didn’t want to miss this chance to say that I thought that Mayor Fuller’s current update has an exceptionally clear and complete summary of the eminent domain process for taking Webster Woods....
BC says employees, alumni will punish Fuller for efforts to take Webster Woods

BC says employees, alumni will punish Fuller for efforts to take Webster Woods

Both the Globe and Newton Patch take deep dives this morning into Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s efforts to take 17 acres of Webster Woods from Boston College by eminent domain.

The Globe’s John Hilliard revisits the decision to by then Mayor Setti Warren to pass up a chance to purchase the woods when Congregation Mishkan Tefila was first looking to sell it.

“We reached out to the city, but they didn’t show any interest,” said Steven Kaitz, one of three co-presidents of the congregation.

And Patch’s Jenna Fisher quotes Boston College spokesperson Jack Dunn who says ts Fuller will

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

College cops from Newton and Boston take on the #LipSyncChallenge

I didn’t know this was a thing. But here’s Newton’s own Boston College Police Department, lead by former BPD Commissioner Bill Evans, and the Boston University Police Departments undertaking law enforcement’s #LipSyncChallenge

Battle of Comm Ave Lip Sync | BC vs BU Police from Boston College on Vimeo.

Markey hosting Town Meeting Sunday at BC

Markey hosting Town Meeting Sunday at BC

Sen. Ed Markey will be at Boston College for a town hall event on Sunday.  Markey will be speaking on relevant political issues and taking questions directly from the audience. This event is free and open to the public WHEN: Sunday, 3/25. [Doors at 3:00, Event from...

Newton aldermen ask mayor to preserve Webster Woods

The Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution Monday night urging Mayor Setti Warren to “work to preserve the recreation and conservation character” of the 24-acre Congregation Mishkan Tefila portion of Webster Woods at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway in Chestnut...

Here’s video from Boston 2024 presentation in Newton

Thanks to NewTV for providing this video from the meeting about the Boston 2024 Olympic Bid held July 1 at  Boston College. The evening included a panel presentation on the early stages of the competitive bid process as well as comments and questions from attendees....