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Tree removal hearing: Brighton

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public hearing on Thursday, December 6, at 11 a.m. on a request to remove four public shade trees in Brighton.

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  1. Request to remove four public shade trees in Brighton

    The hearing will be held by the City of Boston’s Tree Warden (or designee) in the 3rd floor Conference Room of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Roxbury. 

    The request is to remove two maple trees measuring 2 inches dbh (diameter at breast height), one honey locust tree measuring 2 inches dbh, and one zelkova tree measuring 4 inches dbh as part of the milling and reconstruction of sidewalks at the intersection of Washington Street and Monastery Road in Brighton.

    Public testimony will be taken at the hearing, or may be provided prior to the hearing in writing to the Tree Warden, Boston Parks and Recreation Department, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Roxbury, MA 02118 or by emailing with “Brighton Tree Hearing” in the subject line. 

    A final decision regarding the request will be made within two weeks of the hearing.  For further information, please contact the Tree Warden at 617-635-7275.