Town of Randolph PLUS

Open Issues: 11 Closed Issues: 10,370 Acknowledged Issues: 54
  • St. Bernadettes Church Randolph, Massachusetts - Randolph

    There was once a brook that ran beside St. Bernadette's Church and it appears to have been back filled. It use to run behind Royal Crest apartments, the old Holywell Nursing Home (Nurses R Us) all the way almost up behind Pho Boston Resteraunt . I noticed working in my parents backyard 2 years ago a lot of leapord frogs that I hadn't been seeing where then under wet leaves while I was raking. It appears that when someone back filled this stream and brook that once ran beside St. Bernadette's parking lot it has dried up the flow of the brook and stream? I was wondering how that is possible considering the vegetation (Fern etc) that's been growing in that area for over 50 years how was that approved to backfill that weland area?

    I also noticed a man behind the old Holywell Nursing home (Nurses R Us) location walking around the back of the old building with a machete and noticed an Ash Tree had come down in the woods? Also, there has been illegal dumbing of debrea in the woods and parking lot?

    Thank you for your attention to this matter.

    Thank you,

    The Terrio Family Webster, St. Randolph, Ma.

    Wetlands Protection Act

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act?

    The Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (General Laws Chapter 131, §40; the Act) protects important water-related lands such as wetlands (“swamps”), floodplains, riverfront areas, and other areas from destruction or alteration. Most work proposed to be done in those areas requires a permit (known as an Order of Conditions) from the local conservation commission.

    Regulations for the Act (310 CMR 10.00), and related guidance and policy documents, are issued by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MA DEP).

    Many cities and towns have adopted local zoning or non-zoning wetland ordinances or bylaws that are stricter than the Act. Applications for work in wetland resource areas covered by state and local wetland laws are usually processed together by the conservation commission.

    What is a wetland?

    Wetlands are land areas that contain surface water all or part of the time, as well as some adjacent land areas. Legally the term includes not only areas we typically think of as wetlands, such as cattail marshes and red maple swamps, but also intermittent streams, floodplains, and other areas that may be dry for a significant portion of the year. The Act specifically regulates activities in or near these areas.

    The most commonly regulated wetlands are bordering vegetated wetlands (BVWs), which are wetlands that share a border with a stream, pond or lake.

    What is a floodplain?

    A floodplain is a type of wetland resource area that floods following storms, prolonged rainfall, or snow-melt. Three types of floodplain areas are protected under the Act: coastal areas, areas bordering rivers and streams, and certain isolated depressions that flood at least once a year. The first two areas are defined by the 100-year floodplain - the upper boundary of the area which floods on average once every 100 years.

  • Oak St Randolph, MA, 02368, USA - Randolph
    Pole 44 on Oak Street on the corner of Cedar Ave is still out. Still no street sign on corner of Pine Avenue and Cedar Ave.
  • 175 Warren St Randolph 02368, United States - Randolph
    Trash not collected again
  • 43 Warren Avenue Randolph, Massachusetts - Randolph
    trash was supposed to be picked up a day late this week. Meaning Friday. It's now Saturday 2:54 PM and still trash is out there. We are a dead end street and it seems the town always forget about us. Monday was snow. We had to call because by 10:00am we hadn't seen one single plow on the street.We pay taxes like anybody else in the town but look at all the times we have to call to have something done.
  • 13 Short St Randolph, MA, 02368, USA - Randolph
    Dumpster continues to overflow into the parking lot. Discarded food , boxes etc.
  • 28 Lisa Rd Randolph, Massachusetts - Randolph
    Debris/old furniture, Cardboard boxes etc.
  • 625 South Main Street Randolph, MA - Randolph
    Large sofa left curbside on snow bank and side walk
  • North St @ Randolph Rd Messina Industrial Park, North Street, Randolph, MA 02363, United States of America - Randolph
    When did it become acceptable to not put trash in your barrels. Driving to work today from the center to Braintree. I could not believe that almost every house failed to put their bags in a barrel. This is exactly why the rat/rodent problem is so bad. Randolph should start having the balls to speak up. Nothing is enforced here anymore. Get rid of code enforcement salary if we aren't going to enforce.
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    58 Birch Drive Randolph, Massachusetts - Randolph
    Backyard has 3 or 4 thirty foot storage containers also unregistered vehicles, clothing, broken children’s toys, filled trash bags everywhere.
  • 436 West Street Randolph, Massachusetts - Randolph
    2 sides of this property face town roads and the collection of trash and yard waste has been building up over a good amount of time. There has been no shown effort of property care for a long time. It is extremely unpleasant for many in the neighborhood to drive by everyday to and from their homes. I wish I could upload more than one photo as it takes 3 to show all the trash around this property.
  • 31 Mitchell Street Randolph, MA - Randolph
    Furniture was left curbside for a couple of weeks
  • 115 Oak Street Randolph, MA - Randolph
    Bulk furniture left curbside