“We are in lifeboats and we’re watching the Titanic sink,” Newton teacher Kim Smith said. “We’re asking you for help, and for you to tell us to just grin and bear it and get creative is unacceptable.”
U.S. Representative and Newton Mayor Test Ride ‘Pioneering’ Public Ride-Share Service
U.S. Representative Jake Auchincloss and Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller took a test ride together on Monday using NewMo, an app providing on-demand public transit in the City of Newton.
Ruthanne Fuller To Serve Another Term as Newton Mayor
Mayor Ruthanne Fuller will serve another four years as Newton’s mayor. She defeated former Newton City Councilor Amy Mah Sangiolo by 1,508 results, according to unofficial results from the city. “I promise to be a Mayor for all of Newton,” Fuller wrote in a statement on social media. “No matter who you voted for across…
Newton Holds a Walk to End Alzheimer’s
With a purple shirt, purple hair extensions, and purple shoelaces, Emily Kuhl, case manager of the Newton Senior Center, sported the official color of Alzheimer’s. On her wrist she wore a stack of bracelets, earned for completing the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Fuller and Sangiolo Move Ahead in Newton Mayoral Race
Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and former city councilor Amy Mah Sangiolo won the Newton preliminary mayoral election Tuesday, securing a place for their names on the ballot for the Nov. 2 election
Twenty Years Later, Newtonians Remember Those Lost on Sept. 11
Twenty years ago, eight Newtonians lost their lives in the tragic events of Sept. 11. Twenty years later, Newtonians gathered in front of the fire department headquarters and around the Sept. 11 memorial. Together they remembered the lives lost on that day.
Newton Implements Indoor Mask Mandate for Public Places
An indoor mask mandate for public spaces in Newton will go into effect on Sept. 2, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced in a statement on Thursday evening.
Newton to Rehabilitate Christina Street Rail Bridge
The City of Newton began a feasibility study to determine whether the Christina Street Rail Bridge will be renovated or rebuilt, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced on April 8.
Mayor Fuller Announces Newton’s Next Police Chief
John F. Carmichael Jr. will be the next chief of police of the Newton Police Department (NPD) starting in June, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced on Thursday. Fuller’s selection of Carmichael for the position follows his five years of experience as chief of the Walpole Police Department, she said in the statement. “He has a proven…
Bluebikes Will Expand in Newton This Spring
The City of Newton will expand Bluebikes, opening four new bike stations with 44 more bikes, later this spring.