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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Tape grass threatens Dudley Pond

Metrowest Daily News 9/18/18: Tape grass threatens Dudley Pond. Work will begin at Dudley Pond this week to remove invasive tape grass, which threatens the popular recreation spot. “It’s impossible to swim there and boat there,” said Mike Lowery, who has lived near the pond for 25 years. Approximately nine of the pond’s 84 acres – or 10.7 percent – is covered with the ribbon-like freshwater plant, an invasive species.

MetroWest domestic violence nonprofit celebrates 20 years

Wayland Town Crier 9/16/18: MetroWest domestic violence nonprofit celebrates 20 years. After 20 years of fighting against domestic violence, there’s one image Karen Cohen can’t shake from her memory. During a vigil in honor of all who were slain one year, someone covered a pew with a white sheet, placing on it a red rose and a victim’s name.

40B project opposed by neighbors

Metrowest Daily News 5/15/18: 40B project opposed by neighbors. Despite opposition from neighbors who say a proposed housing development is too big and harmful to the environment, its developer is optimistic the project will be built. The proposed Windsor Place, at 24 School St., would include 12 townhouses, all rentals, in two buildings. Three of the proposed units would be classified as affordable.

Wayland Fire Joins Merrimack Valley Gas Explosion Response

Wayland Patch 9/14/18: Wayland Fire Joins Merrimack Valley Gas Explosion Response. Wayland firefighters have headed to the Merrimack Valley, joining several other Massachusetts first responders to respond to the gas explosions and fires in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover that broke out Friday afternoon.

Wayland Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists

Wayland Patch 9/12/18: Wayland Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists. Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently named approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Wayland students Clarissa Briasco-Stewart, Julia de los Reyes, Daniel Nee, Julia Treese and Nathan Zhao were named to the semi-finalist list.

Framingham, Wayland partner on bridge repair

Wayland Town Crier 9/10/18: Framingham, Wayland partner on bridge repair. A vehicle and pedestrian bridge spanning a quiet section of the Sudbury River is in line for repairs under a new agreement executed by Framingham and Wayland. The two communities will jointly fund a project to inspect and fix the roughly 100-foot bridge, which links Potter Road in Framingham and Stonebridge Road in Wayland.

Neighbors oppose proposed Verizon cell tower in Wayland

Wayland Town Crier 9/7/18: Neighbors oppose proposed Verizon cell tower in Wayland. Neighbors are fighting a proposed cell tower at the Wayland Rod and Gun Club, saying it will be an eyesore and a drain on property values.