MassHousing Green-lights Milton Mews

Much to the disappointment of the Neponset Watershed Association and the 1,328 co-signers of a petition circulated by the Association, MassHousing has given the green light for the Milton Mews 40b project to move forward to the next stage of permitting.

Wee Beetles: Out & About, Controlling Purple Loosestrife

Every year, around the last week in April / first week in May, Galerucella calmariensis and G. pusilla beetles emerge from their underground winter shelters to feed on the young shoots of exotic, invasive Purple loosestrife.

NepRWA Opposes “Milton Mews” 40B Project

The Milton Mews is a 276-unit apartment complex proposed on Brush Hill Road in Milton. The project is being brought forward under the 40B affordable housing program. Unfortunately, the project is located deep inside the Fowl Meadow Area of Critical Environmental Concern. The Watershed Association to take the unusual step of opposing the development in its entirety.

Neponset River Reservation & Estuary

  The Neponset River Reservation runs alongside the Neponset Estuary – from the river’s mouth between Squantum Point in Quincy and the colorful gas tank in Dorchester, and upstream along the freshwater section of the river, to the Fowl Meadow (view a┬ámap). From tidal marshes and creeks, to freshwater river surrounded by buildings, roads, woods, […]

Fowl Meadow

The Fowl Meadow is a large tract of wetland which meanders 7.2 miles through Norwood, Canton, Westwood, Dedham, Milton, Sharon and Hyde Park. The Fowl Meadow almost was paved over in 1967 when the state proposed to extend Interstate 95, an eight-lane highway, all the way into Boston instead of ending at Route 128 (as […]