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Help Limit Lake Development

10/18/2020

Hello Friends, Great News! The Special Meeting that is necessary to set a hearing date in time to pass the articles to Town Meeting is scheduled tonight Wednesday at 7pm. It would be great to have folks on Zoom at that meeting. The link is below. I am not sure if there is public participation but we will be ready....

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FOLQ Opposes Planned Lake Development

10/14/2020

Friends of Lake Quannapowitt (FOLQ) remain opposed to a 485-unit housing development being planned for construction on the site of 200 Quannapowitt Parkway (formerly American Mutual/Comverse). Cabot, Cabot & Forbes, a large Boston development corporation is expected to file for a zoning Special Permit to build “Multi-Residence Housing” on the shores of Lake Quannapowitt. Based on the developer led focus-group...

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Help Protect the Lake

9/28/2020

Help Protect the Lake We are expecting that a residential development plan asking for approval to build hundreds of apartment and condo units at 200 Quannapowitt Parkway (formerly American Mutual Insurance / Comverse) will be filed with the Town of Wakefield soon. As we stated publicly in the Spring, we were opposed to the plan then and remain opposed to...

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2019 Annual Breakfast

12/31/2019

The Friends of Lake Quannapowitt welcomed over 160 members and friends to our Annual Breakfast held on November 10, 2019 at the Bear Hill Golf Club in Stoneham, Ma. A delicious buffet breakfast was served from 8 to 11am. Musical entertainment was provided by Wakefield Memorial High School’s Voices of Steel. The Gertrude Spaulding award winner was long time FOLQ...

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Park Plan

FOLQ Offers donation

8/5/2019

FOLQ offers donation for Improvements to Col. Connelly Park and Gertrude Spaulding Park.   The Friends of Lake Quannapowitt, celebrating 28 years of lake advocacy (1991-2019), are honored to share their plans for their gift to the town of Wakefield for the purpose of lakeside park improvements.  The organization recently asked the town to accept a gift of $152,000 (plus a contingency...

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FOLQ offers donation for Improvements to Col. Connelly Park and Gertrude Spaulding Park.

7/18/2019

The Friends of Lake Quannapowitt, celebrating 28 years of lake advocacy (1991-2019), are honored to share their plans for their gift to the town of Wakefield for the purpose of lakeside park improvements. The organization recently asked the town to accept a gift of $152,000 (plus a contingency if needed) for improvements to Col. Connelly Park and Gertrude Spaulding Park....

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