Latest update on the North 40: December 18.
Wellesley College and the Town of Wellesley announced today that the College’s Board of Trustees has chosen the Town’s bid of $35 million for the purchase of 46 acres of land adjacent to its campus. Under this agreement, at least 50 percent of the “North 40 property” will be preserved in perpetuity as open space. The College received 13 proposals for the purchase of the land, with the Town selected because of its responsiveness to the issues of open space, sustainability, and impact on neighbors and Town services. Read more.