Tag: media coverage

  • The Friends’ Brian Yates Memorial Dedication

    The Friends’ Brian Yates Memorial Dedication

    Brian Yates, former Newton City Councilor and the Founder, Past President, and guiding spirit of the Friends of Hemlock Gorge, passed away on March 15, 2019. A granite memorial to Brian has now been placed in Hemlock Gorge close to the Stone Building and the Circular Dam. The dedication took place on the evening of…

  • Burke: The ‘Memory House’ at Hemlock Gorge (Newton TAB)

    By Bob Burke/Guest ColumnistWicked Local NewtonPosted Jul 06, 2011 @ 07:00 AM Original: https://web.archive.org/web/20110711150410/http://www.wickedlocal.com:80/newton/news/opinions/x230666382/Burke-The-Memory-House-at-Hemlock-Gorge Newton — In mid-April, I joined 25 other volunteers at the Friends of Hemlock Gorge’s Annual Spring Cleanup.  This was another fun-filled success for a community association that has helped transform Echo Bridge and the 23-acre Hemlock Gorge Reservation from a neglected…

  • Your government at work: keeping you away from nature

    Citing statutory “interests,” the Newton Conservation Commission has closed the hiking trail along the Charles River just downstream from Hemlock Gorge in Waban. Near the river with views of aquatic wildlife, the narrow trail had been enjoyed by residents for many decades. The Commission has replaced it with a newly blazed trail four feet wide…

  • Celebrating the Makers of the Mold

    Celebrating the Makers of the Mold

    On November 19, 1998 The Friends of Hemlock Gorge gathered at the Newton Public Library to celebrate the online publication of Ken Newcomb’s Makers of the Mold, a history of Newton Upper Falls and the Industrial Age of Hemlock Gorge. This event helped rescue a fragile manuscript that could not find a publisher. Click here…

  • Hemlock Gorge Featured in OnEarth

    The Winter 2008 issue of OnEarth, the magazine of the Natural Resources Defense Council, has a cover picture of a mosquito and story of the restoration of the Charles River with a wonderful picture of Hemlock Gorge. It should be available on newsstand or from the publisher. See www.onearth.org.

  • Media Event! This Old House Features Echo Bridge in Latest Season

    An 1897 shingle-style home in Newton, Massachusetts is the subject of This Old House TV’s current season. Footage of Echo Bridge was included in episode 8 of the series. That episode is being re-broadcast on December 20 at 8 p.m. on channel 44. Web link for for more information on the Newton house project is:http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/house-project/overview/0,,1626217,00.html. 

  • Friends’ President in the News

    Friends’ President Brian Yates was featured in a front page article in the Boston Globe on July 26. Click here to see it.