The proposed increase would allocate $1.4 million toward funding street and sidewalk paving and improvements.
Newton Free Library Hosts Exhibit on Proposed Updates to Village Center Zoning Ordinances
This exhibit is part of a continued effort that began last summer to gather community input for the village centers’ futures.
Newton Starbucks Joins Unionization Effort, Reflecting National Pattern
A Starbucks in Waban became the second location within a mile of Newton city limits to unionize within the last year.
Newton to Receive $2.12 Million from Multi-State Opioid Settlement
The city will use the money for programs and services that help those struggling with substance use disorder.
Mom-and-Pop Restaurant Four Spoons Brings Thai Food to Newton
Four Spoons boasts an extensive menu of Thai dishes that fits all appetites.
Newton City Council Discusses Ordinance to Reduce Building Emissions
At the Newton City Council’s meeting as the Committee of the Whole on Monday, the Newton Citizens Commission on Energy presented a plan to create a Building Energy Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO) resembling the one Boston implemented in 2013.
Newton Public Schools Face Potential Job Cuts Despite Increased Budget
David Fleishman, superintendent of Newton Public Schools (NPS), warned the NPS community at a March 8 budget presentation that the district may cut as many as 74 jobs next year as a result of declining enrollment rates and a budget gap.
Newton to Move Forward on Updating City Seal, Pending City Council Approval
After almost a year and a half since the first convention of an Ad Hoc City Seal Working Group, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller requested for the Newton City Council to approve to proceed with the process of updating the Newton city seal.
Newton City Council Passes Ordinance to Allow Unlimited Outdoor Dining
The amendment went to a voiced vote and passed unanimously. Councilor Andreae Downs made a motion for reconsideration so councilors could voice last-minute thoughts about the amendment, but the motion was denied, approving the amendment.