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  Natick Mall now Natick Collection - The Boston Globe
That's the new name of the Natick Mall, the 40-year-old shopping center that is wrapping up a 500,000-square-foot expansion to include more high-end retailers and restaurants.
Natick Collection was one of the names that was considered but passed over in favor of the ill-fated choice of Natick, Stephanie Gambino, the mall's senior marketing manager, said.
Arthur B. Fair III, a Natick business owner and president of the Natick Center Associates, said he had expected the mall to choose something like The Shoppes at Natick or The Village at Natick, but said he would leave naming decisions to the experts.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2007/02/21/mall_reborn_as_natick_collection   (409 words)

  Natick Historical Society - A Brief History of Natick
Natick was established in 1651 by the Puritan missionary, John Eliot, who settled a group of "Praying Indians" here on land granted by the General Court which was part of the Dedham Grant.
The prosperity of the village was destroyed when King Philip, son of the chief, Massasoit, attacked the white settlers causing such fear among them that in 1675 the Indians were restricted to their villages, which made it difficult for them to farm or to tend their livestock.
Natick was originally a farming town, but later, industries began to emerge.
users.rcn.com /nathissoc/history.html   (1191 words)

 Natick, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Natick is affectionately known by its residents as the Home of Champions, recalling the performance of the town's firefighting team at the 1891 National Hook and Ladder competition.
The name Natick originates from the language of the Native American tribe known as the Massachusett, meaning "place of hills." The original settlement, on the southern side of Natick, is a hilly area.
Natick was also the birthplace of figure-eight stitching for baseballs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Natick,_Massachusetts   (2039 words)

 Natick Rotary Club - A Member of Rotary International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Natick, Massachusetts - May 16, 2006 - Planning and course layout work has begun for the 3rd Annual Tour de Natick, a special recreational bike riding event for both advanced and family riders along some of New England's most historic and scenic roads.
This year's Tour de Natick is being planned on a whole new course in order to accommodate the upwards of 400 riders anticipated for the ride.
As was the case in 2005, riders from the Massachusetts Bicycle Association, Natick Wheelmen and many area bike clubs are expected to participate, as well as hundreds of supporters of the Natick Public Schools.
www.natickrotary.org /news.htm   (388 words)

Natick is one of the western suburbs of Boston and is approximately 18 miles from downtown.
The Natick Laboratory occupies a peninsula on the eastern shore of Lake Cochituate state park and recreational area and is bordered on the north and west by a residential area.
The Army built the Natick Laboratory in 1954 and has since used the area for industrial, laboratory, and storage activities for research and development in the areas of food science, aero-mechanical, clothing, material, and equipment engineering.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/natick.htm   (874 words)

 The Center for Arts in Natick => TCAN History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Much of Natick's population lived in this downtown area and were wakened by the shouting, the confusion in the streets.
Though Natick was fortunate to have lost no lives in the fire of 1874, the townspeople of Natick were left in bitter shock and devastation.
The Central Fire House in Natick remains a memorial to the dedicated people who rebuilt Natick in 1875, and, as The Center for Arts in Natick, it now stands as a tribute to those who combined their efforts in 1996 to restore the Summer Street Firehouse as a center of community life in Natick.
www.natickarts.org /tcan_history.php   (838 words)

 Framingham/Natick Retail: News Updates: January 2007
Natick is no more: the mall has reverted back to the name it held from its opening in 1966 until November 17 of last year.
General Growth officials agreed to give in to the pressure of several (town of) Natick officials, who claimed that the mall was trying to steal the identity that the town had laid claim to since 1651.
Natick Town Administrator Phil Lemnios is slated to leave town in several months to begin work as the town manager of Hull.
www.framinghamnatickretail.com /archive/2007/01.html   (908 words)

 Hampton Inn Natick
1) " Hampton" -- As to Hampton Inn Natick
2) " Inn" -- As to Hampton Inn Natick
3) " Natick" -- As to Hampton Inn Natick
www.altvetmed.com /face/24235-hampton-inn-natick.html   (445 words)

 Cochituate Rail Trail
Natick has an easement to extend that trail along the north and west perimeters of the old Wonder Bread site, and is including major multi-use trail design as part of the Natick Mall expansion project.
Diverse groups (Town of Natick, MassBike, MassBike/MetroBoston) are urging the MBTA to include inside, visible, safe and free bicycle parking here -- an incentive to shift more commuters from parking their cars in busy downtown Natick, as it uses the train to reduce car pressures in downtown Boston.
Natick's Selectmen have appointed a Natick Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, and Framingham's Selectmen have appointed a Framingham Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and, as detailed plans became necessary, a Framingham Cochituate Rail Trail Committee.
www.millermicro.com /crt.html   (3136 words)

 Fixing the Budget woes « Around Natick
I originally chose to live in Natick because it was a nice, family oriented town without too much congestion or density of housing.
On the other side of the coin, there are plenty of people looking for affordable housing close to their jobs, and it’s not a good thing to have to commute for 2 hours because of the cost of housing.
Natick was close to the bottom of the statewide list in terms of funding.
natick.wordpress.com /2007/03/02/fixing-the-budget-woes   (2419 words)

 Natick Community Preservation Alliance News & Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
NATICK -- With just a few days left to campaign, fans and foes of the Community Preservation Act are spreading their messages and explaining why the CPA will be a blessing or a curse for Natick.
NATICK -- The last time Natick built an affordable housing unit was 16 years ago, when the Housing Authority was issued permits to build units at the West Hill Park complex, on Mill Street, and the William Coolidge House.
Natick is in danger of becoming a community where housing is only affordable to those with high incomes, a town that excludes young families, the elderly, and even people such as teachers and municipal employees who work within the town.
natickcpa.org /newsandviews.html   (15836 words)

 ATSDR - Health Consultation - Natick Laboratory Army Research, Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
ATSDR estimated exposure doses for Natick residents assuming exposure to PCE at the highest levels ever detected in any of the municipal water supply wells and making assumptions about patterns of exposure (e.g., how much water was consumed and for how long).
Exposure estimates for Natick residents were also used to estimate the potential hazard for non-cancer outcomes and potential lifetime cancer risks using standard toxicity and cancer potency values.
Exposures were assumed to occur from ingestion of drinking water, inhalation of vapors released from water during showering and bathing, and skin (dermal) contact with water during household use.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/pha/natick/nla_p1.html   (2049 words)

 Natick Indian Plantation & Needham West Militia Company - Articles
Natick, like several surrounding communities, voted to form a militia, consisting of eighteen paid volunteers who could (and eventually would) be called on at a moment's notice to participate in warfare against the British regulars.
In 1855 William Cooper Nell and Harriet Beecher Stowe (Stowe's husband was from South Natick) wrote of Black Patriots, "And their white brothers in reading may remember, that generosity, disinterested courage and bravery, are of not particular race and complexion, and that the image of the Heavenly Father may be reflected alike by all.
The Natick Nipmucs were met at a Charles River landing two miles west of Cambridge by Rev. John Eliot and Rev. Daniel Gookin of First Parish Church in Sherborn.
members.aol.com /kaltofen/aolarts.html   (3889 words)

 Natick Minutemen and Needham West Militia Company
Thomas Ferrit,a Natick Praying Indian, farmhand in Dover, and son of Caesar Ferrit; fought at Menotomy in Capt. Ebeneazer Battle's Dedham Co. (ref. Colburne) Thomas Ferrit and Battle's Company collected muskets and buried dead at Battle Road on April 20, 1775.
The Natick Indian Plantation and Needham West Miltia Companies appreciate the help and encouragement of our sponsors; The Bacon Free Library in South Natick and the Natick Historical Society and Museum; for providing parade and firing grounds, The Morse Insitute Library, Natick's VFW Post, and the Town of Natick and its veterans organizations.
The Natick Company of Minutemen, Inc. is a historical reenactment organization that is open to all and dedicated to the memory of its citizens who fought and died in the War for Independence.
naticklabs.org /natick.html   (1826 words)

 Natick 4, Framingham 1: Redmen rip archrivals - The MetroWest Daily News
Natick's excitement level surged in the third period, after holding off a buzzing Flyers squad for nearly the entire middle frame.
Natick goaltender Jared Kustra turned aside 11 Flyer shots in the period, including a jaw-dropping glove save on the Flyers' Chris Gorovitz, who skated through two converging Natick defensemen before unleashing a wrister destined for the top corner.
Still, Natick (5-3) appeared to be worn down as the second period progressed, and seemed content to just keep the puck away from the Flyers' offensive end.
www.metrowestdailynews.com /homepage/8999011382405890047   (723 words)

 Massachusetts EOEA - Community Preservation Initiative: Community Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Natick is a suburban industrial center located on the upper basin of the Charles and Concord Rivers with an extensive complex of ponds, 18 miles southwest of Boston.
From its earliest Colonial days, Natick was a prime target for development, possessing good agricultural land, fish runs and waterpower.
Established in 1650, Natick was an agricultural community with some orchards and some lumbering.
commpres.env.state.ma.us /community/cmty_main.asp?communityID=198   (270 words)

 Your Votes Counted on November 7th - Thanks for Supporting Question 9
Natick Town Meeting voted on October 5 to build a new Wilson Middle School, and make repairs to Kennedy Middle School, subject to approval by a majority of Natick voters on November 7.
Natick Champions for Education is an independent Natick citizen's committee to promote a Debt Exclusion Override to fund both a new Wilson Middle School and improvements to Kennedy Middle School.
We are sure that Natick Citizens for Responsible Government feels the same way, and that whatever our differences in offering Natick a solution to the Middle School enrollment and facilities crisis, we share a respect for freedom of political expression, civil behavior and private property.
www.natickchampions.net /index.html   (2879 words)

 Natick, MA - Real Estate in Natick, Massachusetts
The Town of Natick is a suburban industrial center located on the upper basin of the Charles and Concord Rivers with an extensive complex of ponds.
Established in 1650 on the Charles River, Natick had the first and the largest Indian praying town in the colonies, one that became a model for all other attempts to inculcate European standards into Indians.
Unfortunately, Natick's Indian population was forcibly resettled on Deer Island during the King Philip's war and essentially never returned.
www.homesinboston.com /communities/natick   (336 words)

 Natick Little League: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Annual award to a deserving resident of the Town of Natick based on his/hers contribution to the Natick Little League program as displayed by his/hers sportsmanship, leadership, need, and general overall attitude.
A Natick Little League Board of Director who is designated as the chairman of the Scholarship committee and two other people over the age of 21 that will be appointed by the aforementioned three board members.
The Natick Little League is a not for profit organization committed to bring Baseball and Softball to the children of Natick.
eteamz.active.com /NatickLittleLeague/news   (832 words)

 The League of Women Voters of Natick, Massachusetts
The League of Women Voters of Natick is planning a series of voter service and education programs to be held at Natick High School this fall, culminating in a mock election on October 22.
Natick is a Member-at-Large Unit of the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts.
Late this summer, Natick resident Ann Johnson appealed to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, temporarily preventing the use of a herbicide to combat the invasive weed.
www.lwvnatick.org /newsletter.html   (5159 words)

 Natick Hotels: Crowne Plaza Boston-Natick on the Framingham border
The Crowne Plaza Boston Natick is the premier hotel in metrowest Boston, offering luxurious surroundings and attentive service.
Crowne Plaza Boston Natick's flexible banquet and meeting facilities, conveniently located on one level, are perfect for any Boston occasion from a small private gathering to large social and corporate events, with the additional services of a hotel Business Center.
With three in-hotel dining options at the Crowne Plaza Boston Natick, hotel guests can choose from the award-winning Dux restaurant, the Lobby Café and the Lobby Bar, ideal for a quick bite before a night out in Boston.
www.bos-natick.crowneplaza.com   (417 words)

 Should Natick Fluoridate?
Sodium fluorosilicate and fluorosilicic acid, the two chemicals Natick intends to use to fluoridate the water supply, have been associated with increased concentrations of lead in tap water and increased blood lead levels in children, based on case reports and a new, as-yet-unpublished study.
The fluoridation proponents in Natick consist of the Natick Board of Health (hereinafter BOH) and those citizens of the town who are similarly disposed on the issue of fluoridation.
It is anticipated that fluoridation of the Natick water supply to 1 ppm or 1 mg/L will result in dental fluorosis to some degree in at least one child out of every ten.
www.fluoridation.com /natick.htm   (15659 words)

Natick is home to many large companies, including Boston Scientific, Math Works, Cognex, in addition to many smaller companies.
Natick has a nine-hole executive golf course at the former landfill, numerous playing fields for baseball, football, soccer, and a skating rink all within walking distance of the high school.
Natick has attracted a wide variety of retail stores within the Natick Mall which is expanding and adding stores such as Neiman-Marcus, Nordstroms and a condominium component with restaurants, grocery stores and many other amenities.
www.metrowest.org /service/natick.htm   (269 words)

 Natick 360
Members of the Natick 360 Sponsoring Boards worked in joint sessions this week to brainstorm on specific actions that might be taken to move Natick closer to its long range vision.
Natick 360 held a session with Natick’s Senior community at the Kennedy Senior Center on December 13.
Natick 360 is the Town of Natick long-range strategic planning initiative.
www.natick360.org /index.html   (915 words)

 Watertown Massachusetts Homes, Belmont MA Properties, Waltham Home for Sale, Cambridge Condos, Newton Spanish Realtor - ...
Lying on Lake Cochituate, Natick was founded by John Eliot as a home for a group of "Praying Indians" in the southern part of the town near the Charles river.
As you would expect, Natick real estate is highly valued and available homes and properties sell quickly.
Natick real estate includes a broad collection of homes for sale, condos for sale, beautiful estates, and executive properties.
century21west.com /natick.htm   (304 words)

 Natick's Superfund Site
The Army determined that Natick's animal populations were large enough to absorb the deaths of the animals which forage around the Natick Labs.
In 2001 the US Army paid the Town of Natick $3.1 million to address the cost drinking water contamination, some of which is related to the Army's release of solvent wastes.
The lake bottom pesticide hot spots are found behind the boiler plant in the southern part of the lake, opposite the T-25 outfall to the west, and opposite Arcadia Rd. to the north close to the town drinking water wells.
naticklabs.org /naticklabs.html   (1756 words)

 Natick, Massachusetts MA, town profile (Middlesex County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Natick is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
Natick is on the Charles and Concord river basins
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Natick was $36,358, compared with $21,587 nationally.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=3049   (663 words)

 Boston Metrowest bicycle routes - Natick
Also, large shopping centers in the northwest section of Natick are at the same time a major trip destination and a challenge due to the difficulty of access on Speen Street.
Route 135: Though Route 135 is the main east-west route through the center of Natick, it is surprisingly bicycle friendly except for a few congested blocks at the middle of town.
Examine the feasibility of a rail trail and rail-with-trail conversion on the rail spur.
tdc-www.harvard.edu /mink/bike/bikeways/metrowest/natick.htm   (1170 words)

 The MathWorks - Locations & Directions
Natick is approximately 20 miles west of Boston.
You will be required to pay two tolls while traveling to Natick.
At the end of the street, the Natick Outdoor and Sports Store will be on your right and a parking lot will be on your left.
www.mathworks.com /company/aboutus/directions.html   (728 words)

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