MGL c, § 1 Public shade trees; definition. All trees within the public way or in the boundaries thereof shall be public shade trees [If] it is doubtful whether the tree is within the highway, it shall be taken to be within the highway and to be public property until the contrary is shown. MGL c, § 3 Cutting of public shade trees.
Except as provided by section five, public shade trees shall not be cut. All Town Events. All Town Hall office will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday» Town of Georgetown 1 Library Street, Georgetown, MAWebsite Disclaimer Government Websites by CivicPlus. From the vantage point of Prospect Hill, named in anticipation of what lay to the west, they saw another hill, bare at its summit and surrounded with trees below. The image suggested a bald pate and today is still known as Baldpate Hill.
It is the highest point in the county, and on clear days one could see the ocean from this Georgetown hilltop. About Us. Trees for Georgetown is an all-volunteer committee dedicated to the planting, care and maintenance of Georgetown’s residential street trees. The group was launched 31 years ago to supplement the dwindling resources of the District. Since it’s inauguration, Trees for Georgetown has planted over 3, tress, contracted watering services during drought periods, and provided preventative maintenance for at-risk trees.
Following the abolition of slavery inmany of the former African slaves in Guyana had walked off the job, preferring to do their own subsistence farming on freehold land. A Real Melting Pot Over the years, Georgetown, which accounts for some 25% of the total population of the country, became a veritable melting pot of cultures, with many.
Sep 09, Answer: Larry is liable for the tort of trespass to trees. The Massachusetts trespass to trees statute, G. L. c.§ 7, provides landowners with a remedy against someone who willfully cuts down someone else’s trees. The wrongdoer shall be liable to the owner for three times the amount of damages, unless he had good reason to believe the land was his own, or he was lawfully authorized to cut the trees.