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The Newton City Council voted against the proposed fiscal year 2023 operating budget at a meeting on Thursday due to its disagreement with the amount allocated to the Newton Public Schools, though the budget will automatically go into effect regardless.
Former Newton Fire Department Chief of Operations Gregory Gentile was named the city’s newest fire chief following the retirement of Gino Lucchetti, who held the position until this week. Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced the news in a newsletter update on Thursday. “I want to thank Mayor Fuller for trusting me to lead this department,” Gentile…
Newton Comptroller Stephen Curley explained in further detail the fiscal year 2023 budget to the City Council on Wednesday.
Despite a rise in new COVID-19 cases in Newton, new hospitalizations and deaths remain lower than during previous surges.
The city will use the money for programs and services that help those struggling with substance use disorder.
An architect detailed building plans for a new Newton senior center after a vote last month ruled to not landmark the current facility.
Before it was The Knotty Pine, the building housed a different local restaurant since 1915, serving as a staple of the Auburndale and Newton communities.
Customers filled every seat in the house on a Tuesday at 8 p.m., further proving the hype behind what has been labeled Newton’s best.
On a brisk April night, customers enjoyed steaming bowls of ramen filled with crisp strips of nori, tender and smoky chashu pork, and a perfectly done ajitama egg, sipping broth from wooden spoons that look like soup ladles.