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City of Newton Issues Ban on Nips to Tackle Pollution
Metro, Politics, Newton

City of Newton Issues Ban on Nips to Tackle Pollution

The Newton Licensing Commission banned liquor stores and other retail businesses from selling “nips,” alcoholic beverages less than or equal to 100 milliliters, after June 30, 2022, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced in her update on Nov. 18.  With the ban, the City looks to eliminate environmental waste created by the miniature bottles, according to Emily…

Newton Reports Election Results
Metro, Politics, Newton

Newton Reports Election Results

Unofficial results for the Nov. 2 Newton municipal elections were posted on the City of Newton’s website throughout Tuesday evening. Nearly 6,000 voters had already cast their ballots early or by mail as of Friday, according to the city clerk’s office, and the polls on Election Day opened for voters at 7 a.m. and closed at 8 p.m.

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