Sustainability Director comes onboard

Eric Simms, a Wayland resident, was hired earlier this month as Sustainability Director.

He defines the broad term sustainability as the responsible use of resources; “practical programs and policies that advocate for the…

The Concord Trolley pilot project results

The Concord Trolley pilot project ended November 13th with a total ridership of nearly 950 rides given for an average of about 50 per week over the course of the pilot which…

250 Liberty Trees – a call for action

Rather than celebrate our past 250 years with historic granite plinths, parades, and costumed balls Concord should celebrate our next 250 years. The town’s Select Board should resolve to plant 250 shade…

An Urban Forest Master Plan for Concord

Many towns have them, Concord does not. At least not in the sense that Henry David Thoreau campaigned for. It’s the protection of Concord trees. Concord can learn from other places. In…

History of Warner’s Pond

Warner’s Pond is a human-made impoundment, created over 300 years ago by the damming of Nashoba Brook. Prior to Warner’s construction, Nashoba Brook flowed cool, clean, and undammed from what is now…