“I had no phone. I had no way to call 911. I didn’t know if it was gone,” one resident said. “I ran back into the shed. I could not tell where the shots were coming from.”
The Newton Public Facilities Committee met on Wednesday where they approved a $16.55 million allocation to the water meters project.
The City of Newton imposed an overnight parking ban starting Dec. 1 and lasting through March 31, 2022, according to the city’s website. About 75 percent of residents responding to a Nov. 18 newsletter update from Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller disapproved of the ban, according to a subsequent update. Tawney Wray, one disapproving resident, said…
Bryan Barash and Tarik Lucas are poised to run for the seat left vacant by Jake Auchincloss’s election to Congress.
The Newton City Council overturned the mayor’s veto of its earlier decision to raise the salaries of city councilors and the mayor at its meeting on Monday night. The City Council did not vote to raise the pay for School Committee members—that will go to a vote later in the year.
“Through this research I realized the amount of over regulation of natural hair that disproportionately impacts black girls,” Edwards said. “These regulations prevent them from going to school and has increased the amount of times they are expelled.”
In the wake of counter-protests at the Straight Pride Parade two weeks ago, the Boston City Council discussed the prohibition of wearing a mask, hood, or other devices designed to conceal the identity of protesters in Boston. Many of the protesters at the Straight Pride Parade were wearing masks to disguise their faces, the proposal…
Today, the City of Newton is holding a preliminary election for the Ward 5 City Council seat. Ward 5 covers Upper Falls, Waban, and Newton Highlands. Three candidates appear on the ballot—Kathryn K. Winters, Rena L. Getz, and William Bishop Humphrey— and the two who receive the most votes will continue on to the primary…
A hearing regarding school safety and security measures was held in the City of Boston on Tuesday. The hearing analyzed both safety and security measures taken to protect school environments from threatening situations, and it featured a panel from the Boston Police Department (BPD) as well as members of the public.
The hearing was headed by Kim Janey, the ordinance sponsor and city councilor for District 7, and Michael Flaherty, chair of the committee.