Newton City Council’s Zoning and Planning Committee voted to approve the third version of the Village Center Overlay District plans.
The Charles River and Greater Boston area are prone to flooding due to the geography of the region, experts said.
The NTA and Newton Public Schools (NPS) are currently negotiating a new contract after the previous contract’s expiration on Aug. 31.
Newton’s proposed FY24 budget includes a $19.7 million increase in funds from last year, according to Mayor Fuller’s budget address on Monday.
Newton Public Schools Reallocates Funding to Elementary Orchestra and Strings Programs After Advocacy From Save Newton Strings
The updated FY24 NPS budget reallocates funding to elementary strings programs following community pushback to their initial elimination.
Newton City Councilors Authorize Funding for Franklin Elementary School, Assign Hearing To Review Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan
Newton City Council approved funding for a feasibility study to renovate Franklin Elementary School during its meeting Tuesday night.
NPS will also make cuts to student services and raise fees for services such as parking spaces and extracurricular activities.
The city of Newton is considering expanding Section 12-72 of the city’s charter to further limit single-use plastic waste in the city.
The Newton School Committee unanimously rejected a petition for the creation of an NPS academic principles advisory committee on Tuesday.
Newton city councilors discussed various budget items and projects and honored John Bliss at their city council meeting Monday night.