Saturday, August 25, 2012
Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson reports in his blog "Medfield 02052" that residents in the Stop River neighborhood (including Bayberry Road and Stagecoach Road) say the water was flowing fast at week's end.
Editor's Note: This is taken from Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson's personal blog where it was posted as an update on 8/21/12 at 2:36 p.m. Beaver update by Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson Emailed report from neighbor of the beavers - ===================== Well our backyard water is down about seven or eight inches, no nice to see. The beaver dam at South St. was flowing fast on Thursday and Friday. Sunday, today, a different story, our little eager beavers have worked overtime this weekend and they have patched up the breech to a trickle and all is back to beaver normal!!!!
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Town officials say work to remove the problematic beaver dam near the Stop River could start today.
In his personal blog, "Medfield 02052" on Wednesday, Selectman Osler Peterson's addressed the beaver issue on that is causing trouble for residents on Bayberry Road and Stagecoach Road. Work to remove the dam is scheduled to begin this week, weather permitting. Here is Peterson's post. Editor's note: The following commentary is the opinion of selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson, which was published on his blog, "Medfield 02052" on August 10, 2012. Beaver Dam By Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson Email from Mike Sullivan about the permits in place to breach the beaver dam - 8/15/2012 3:10PM Removal of the beaver dam Sullivan, Michael J. =========================================================== The permits authorizing the removal of the beaver …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The agenda includes meetings with the veteran's agent, the Cemetery Commission, and Bayberry Road residents who have continuous problems with standing water they say is caused by a non-flowing Stop River.
The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at Town Hall at 7 p.m. The agenda includes appointments with the veterans service officer to discuss the Servicemen’s Valor Act; the Cemetery Commission to discuss the Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund; and town counsel to discuss the layout of Kettle Pond Way and Cole Drive. The selectmen will also meet with Bayberry Road residents who have had difficulty resolving a problem with standing water on land that was deeded to the town in 1974. Marcia and Kevin Driscoll purchased their property at the end of Bayberry Road in 1970. A portion of the land is in a flood plain and, for 40 years, would fill up in the winter and dry out in the spring. “It was all beautiful until last year when it filled up and …