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By adamg - 6/13/24 - 12:03 pm
Map showing trees to be removed on the lot

Woodman, spare those trees, well, some of them. Map shows trees to be chopped (blue), saved if possible (red) and left alone (yellow).

Cambridge and Algonquin Gas Transmission today filed a plan that will let the pipeline company use part of a quarter-acre city parcel off Rte. 2 in Lincoln to haul in new equipment for a pipeline facility on the company's adjoining lot. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/24 - 1:33 pm

Cambridge says a pipeline company that wants to cut down trees on a small city-owned parcel near the city reservoir on the Lincoln/Waltham line is disregarding the law, the rights of the town of Lincoln and the purity of Cambridge drinking water in its demand to use the parcel as a way to get heavy equipment to a neighboring lot for installation. Read more

By adamg - 5/8/24 - 7:32 am
Two views of Cambridge's land, next to the gas-company site

Two views of Cambridge's land next to the gas-company site, from the company's affidavit.

Update: City responds.

A Texas gas-pipeline company yesterday asked a federal judge to order the city of Cambridge to let it cut down trees on a city-owned lot in Lincoln so it can haul in some pipeline equipment for installation on a neighboring parcel the company owns. Read more.

By adamg - 12/7/18 - 9:00 am

Around 11:10 p.m. at the Old Sudbury Road crossing. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/18 - 11:16 pm

Greg Cook's Wonderland reports the DeCordova is on the verge of financial collapse and that officials hope a Trustees of Reservations takeover would help get the museum on its feet again. The move would require approval from Lincoln Town Meeting.

By adamg - 5/19/13 - 6:50 pm

Bear in the woods. Photo by Lincoln PD.Bear in the woods. Photo by Lincoln PD.

Earlier this afternoon, Lincoln Police warned residents:

Black bear is in the area of Rte117 & Rte126. Remove bird feeders & food sources from your yard & call LPD if you see it.

Last year:
Brookline Bear, which turned out to be Cape Bear.

H/t Leslie Turek.

By adamg - 9/9/09 - 8:52 am

Channel 5 alerts us that at least one swimmer down on the Cape seemed determined to recreate the Jaws poster:

... "[The shark] sensed that swimmer in the water from a quarter of a mile away. And we all know that sharks have these extra-sensory ways of seeking their prey and this was visual proof to me," Breen said. ..

In other menacing news, Channel 5 also reports a rogue manhole cover attacked several cars on Rte. 2 in Lincoln this morning.

By adamg - 6/6/08 - 1:17 pm

The blog-hating columnist has company in Lincoln-Sudbury School Superintendent John Ritchie, who warned graduating seniors last night not to "sink to the levels" of dangerous, foul-mouthed bloggers. Ritchie made the admonishment despite admitting that:

I never - believe or not — read any of these blogs and never will. But I have been informed of what is said: the tenor, the tone, the message.

By adamg - 3/31/06 - 2:09 pm
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