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Chapter 297 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN EASEMENTS HELD BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS AND THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY IN THE TOWN OF WELLESLEY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, an easement taken by the metropolitan district commission dated July 30, 1958, for the right to construct and maintain pipes and conduits and their appurtenances for the conveyance of water, through land situated in the town of Wellesley and the town of Needham in the county of Norfolk, shown on a plan entitled “Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Metropolitan District Commission, Water Division, Southern High Service Pipe Lines, Land in Wellesley and Needham, Plan No. 306 of Land Takings,” scale 1”=40', dated July 21, 1958, more particularly described in Order of Taking No. 261, dated July 30, 1958, recorded in the Norfolk county registry of deeds in Book 3658, Page 15, is hereby amended to exclude the land shown as Abandoned Easement Area on a plan entitled “Easement Plan of Land in Wellesley, Massachusetts (Norfolk County)”, scale 1'=20', dated October 20, 1999, this abandoned easement area being bounded and described, according to the plan, as follows:

BEGINNING: At a point on the northerly sideline of May Street at land now or formerly of the Town of Wellesley;
THENCE: Turning and running N 71-51-20 E, sixty-one and 15/100 (61.15) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running S 74-55-02 E, forty-five and 51/100 (45.51) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running S 83-55-12 E, twelve and 26/100 (12.26) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running S 18-08-40 E, one hundred ninety and 23/100 (190.23) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running S 71-51-20 W, one hundred five and 00/100 (105.00) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running N 18-08-40 W, nine and 49/100 (9.49) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running S 72-58-36 W, forty and 01/100 (40.01) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running N 18-08-40 W, twenty-nine and 73/100 (29.73) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running N 71-51-20 E, one hundred five and 00/100 (105.00) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running N 18-08-40 W, one hundred forty and 00/100 (140.00) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running S 71-51-20 W, one hundred five and 40/100 (105.40) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running N 18-08-40 W, fifty-nine and 23/100 (59.23) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running N 72-58-36 E, thirty-five and 01/100 (35.01) feet to a point;
THENCE: Turning and running S 18-08-40 E, eighteen and 54/100 (18.54) feet to the point of beginning.
This abandoned easement area contains 16,723 square feet, more or less, according to the plan.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, an easement granted by the town of Wellesley to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, recorded in the Norfolk county registry of deeds in Book 9883, page 46, for the installation and maintenance of an underground precast concrete vault, pipes, conduits, water meters and appurtenances on a parcel of land commonly known as Vacant Land Adjacent to 114 Worcester Street in Wellesley, shown as “Easement for Water Meters, Area 3599 s.f.” on a plan of land entitled “Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, Waterworks Division, Plan of Easement, Worcester Street, Wellesley,” Scale 1”- 10', April 8, 1992, recorded in the Norfolk county registry of deeds in Book 413 as Plan No. 289 of 1993, is hereby abandoned in full, the location of the abandoned easement being more particularly bounded and described, according to the plan, as follows:

BEGINNING at a point on the Southerly sideline of Worcester Street (Route 9), which is distant 332.87 feet from a bound on the Easterly sideline of Dearborn Street;
THENCE running N82°-17'-34”E, sixty and 00/100 (60.00) feet along said Worcester Street to a point in the sideline of an easement held by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts;
THENCE turning and running 09°-02'-2”E, sixty and 00/100 (60.00) feet to a point;
THENCE turning and running 352°-17'-34”W, sixty and 00/100 (60.00) feet to a point;
THENCE turning and running N09°-02'-02”W, sixty and 00/100 (60.00) feet to the point of beginning.
This abandoned easement contains 3599 square feet, more or less, according to the plan.

Approved August 7, 2008


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