“I mean, there’s no doubt that there used to be an old house there that could have been beautifully restored,” Anne Greer said. “And now there is a soaking wet pile of rotting wood.”
After four years and more than 300 community meetings, the Newton City Council approved full funding of the proposed Newton Center for Active Living.
The proposed new senior center’s $19.5 million price tag reflects an increase from a previous estimate of $16.65 million.
Family-owned 4 Corners Pizza has served deep-dish pizza in Newton Highlands for 31 years. But since the March re-launch of its pizza cupcakes, the restaurant is attracting foodies from all over the region. It’s even gone viral.
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.