The Newton Police Reform Task Force presented its preliminary recommendations, including implementing enhanced training and increasing diversity within the department to address the impacts of historic and current systemic racism in policing practices.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) proposed a number of service cuts to account for the $580 million budget shortfall it is experiencing due to decreased ridership during the pandemic.
The unofficial results from the City of Newton indicate that former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris are projected to win among Newton voters by a wide margin.
More than 100 Newton residents, Newton North students, and activists carried signs reading “Black Lives Matter” and “There is no Planet B” in a socially distanced protest Saturday morning.
Look out sidewalk dwellers, Bluebikes have begun to populate Newton. Five Bluebike stations have been installed around Newton, and three additional stations will be installed in the next few weeks. The Bluebike system was established in Boston in 2011 and expanded to Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline in 2012. In addition to Newton, they have recently…
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller discussed the progress the city has made and the obstacles that it faces in her third State of the City address. Fuller focused on three major challenges.
City councilors have not had a pay raise in nearly two decades. In the mayor’s veto letter, she said the raises are too large, too quickly implemented, and too untimely proposed.
On Wednesday night, Newton residents gathered to discuss the health implications of marijuana at the forum “Wondering About Weed?”.