Category Archives: Social Media/ Community Groups

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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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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Another great turn out

This morning a trail walk and garden tour was held at the North 40.   Thank you to Pete Jones for sharing the following photos of the event.

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Save the North 40 starts an online petition

Here is the link for more information to the petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/save-the-north-40.fb49?source=s.fb&r_by=9665924

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Another beautiful scene in the North 40

From Swellesley Report – Facebook Page  Mountain biker Mark Lorion sent along photos of some deer he spotted while riding the North 40 trails in Wellesley on Tuesday morning before most of up were awake… “This morning around 5:30 I … Continue reading

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Wellesley Square Businesses Show Support to Save the North 40

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Another article in the Townsman

A splash of orange in the name of protecting Wellesley’s green space Orange signs; Green space as residents noticeably object to development of Wellesley College’s North 40 property. Wellesley residents who want the North 40’s forest to be left alone … Continue reading

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SWAP Report for Wellesley College Water System

I want to thank Laura from the Save the North 40 Facebook page in alerting me about the Wellesley College Water System.  Although the report is dated, it gives us a sense of the water supply and the contaminants in the … Continue reading

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Wellesley Trails Committee expands number of walks in the North 40 – mark your calendars

Wellesley Trails Committee is adding three more walks of the North 40 in the next three months.  Mark your calendars and bring your kids. July 19 @ 9am August 9 @ 9am, and  September 13 @ 9am. All will meet … Continue reading

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Is the North 40 an integral part of Wellesley’s own “Emerald Necklace”?

Many residents that attended the Public Forum Meeting on Wednesday were concerned about the North 40 forest and its inhabitants. Vocal residents were cheered when they listed the variety of wildlife that calls the North 40 its home.   Other … Continue reading

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