Monthly Archives: September 2014

“Wellesley College, Shame On You!” – Residents speak out against Wellesley’s College’s timeline

Last night’s public meeting at Town Hall addressed the Town’s current visioning process and possible uses for the North 40, including passive recreation, school, and playing fields. The neighborhood and community workshops all pointed to the importance of this open space to … Continue reading

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Save the North 40 makes the news on CBS!

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Wellesley College Student Starts North 40 Petition!

Emily Grandjean, a Wellesley College student, recently created a petition entitled “Protect Wellesley’s North 40 from Development”.  The petition is addressed to Wellesley College Administration, and reads: Wellesley College intends to sell the North 40, a 46-acre woodland situated across … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: September 29th, Public Forum, 7:00 pm Great Hall

The North 40 Steering Committee invites the public to an open forum tomorrow, Monday, September 29th beginning at 7p at the Great Hall in the Town Hall Building.   This meeting is an opportunity to voice your concerns and opinions … Continue reading

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New Article in the Boston Globe

Wellesley sets Friday as the deadline for North 40 bids By Jennifer Fenn Lefferts | GLOBE CORRESPONDENT SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 Welleslley College has set Friday as the deadline for the submission of bids to purchase a 47-acre parcel that it … Continue reading

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More community groups hold meetings about the North 40

An attorney and the Wellesley Town Planner are the next featured speakers at the Wellesley Rotary Club meeting. On,Tuesday, Sept. 30, Michael Zehner, Wellesley Town Planner and Atty. Deborah Carpenter, who is vice chairman of the Wellesley Town Planning Board, … Continue reading

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Meeting notes from the Internal College Meeting with Faculty Surface

FACULTY SPEAK OUT AGAINST COLLEGE STEWARDSHIP AND NORTH 40 DIRECTION An Update on the North 40 and Rollins Lot Properties – Campus Town Hall Meeting 9/17 Wellesley college held a Town Hall meeting for the campus community on September 17th … Continue reading

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Updated VHB Report Attached


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Letter received about last night’s meeting with Wellesley College

Dear North 40 Blog, here are some notes and takeaways from tonight’s community meeting with Wellesley College. Ben Hammond and Marianne Cooley from the college finance group ran the meeting.  Meeting began with a 30-40 minute presentation from the College … Continue reading

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The North 40 Steering Committee presents to Advisory

The North 40 Steering Committee presented a report to Advisory highlighting the results of the visioning workshops (and more). Click below for presentation: North 40 Advisory 2014-09-17

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