The proposed improvements will include a raised intersection and crosswalks, ADA-compliant curbs, and new concrete sidewalks.
With the holiday fast approaching, The Heights set out to discover how Newton residents will be spending their Halloween.
Whether it’s through break-ins or theft by family members, at least 90 people have reported stolen medication to NPD over the past 20 years.
In Newton and across the country, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, aiming to raise awareness about intimate partner violence. About one in three women and one in four men report having experienced domestic violence in their lifetimes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
At Glazed Bytes, customers have the option of trying “croffles” on their own, or with sweet or savory add-ons.
“But at a time when our employers are battling inflation, wage pressure and a looming recession, a property tax increase feels like a lot to ask of our business community,” Greg Reibman said.
The event raised $8,000 for canine-focused nonprofits like Shultz Guest House, Project Samana, and Kyle’s Legacy.
During the event members of local Indigenous communities spoke about their cultural connections to water and the environment.
Funds resulting from the increase will mostly go toward funding city projects, with an emphasis on improving the Newton Public Schools.
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller proposed a $15 million tax increase at a city hall address on Monday, citing the city’s need for additional funds for improvement projects.