Posts by Martha Creedon

Waltham City Council approves CPA Funding

At its meeting on November 12, 2019, Waltham City Council voted unanimously (W. Fowler absent, R. LeBlanc recused, Pres. Brasco not voting) to approve the Long Term Debt Committee’s recommendation to use $13,750,000 from CPA funds for the Field Station purchase. Thank you to every single person for each action you took to get to…

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Significant milestone: Mayor McCarthy submits application to secure CPC funds for purchase of the site!

EXCITING NEWS! At its 7PM meeting on September 10, 2019, the City of Waltham Community Preservation Committee will consider an application to purchase the Waltham Field Station and Lawrence Meadow property. Representatives from several Waltham Field Station tenants, as well as other members of the public, plan to deliver testimony in support of the application.…

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Meet and greet with public officials on May 4

On May 4, tenant organizations of the Waltham Field Station hosted a meet and greet with local and state officials. Everyone gathered in the distribution barn located behind the main building and in front of the cultivated fields. Each organization spoke about its mission and the significance of working together at the field station.  …

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Negotiations move forward with Council Authorization on 4/8/19

We’re thrilled to announce that the Waltham City Council voted in favor, on April 8, to authorize Mayor McCarthy to sign a Memorandum of Agreement with UMass, thus advancing current negotiations. After several Councillors stood to voice their support for the negotiations and for continued use of the parcels for farmland and the building as…

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