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Mayor Fuller Announces Newton’s Next Police Chief
Metro, Newton

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…

Newton Provides Testing for Vulnerable Residents
Metro, Newton

Newton Provides Testing for Vulnerable Residents

“This is about access to testing for those who might not otherwise have it,” Newton Health and Human Services Commissioner Deborah Youngblood wrote in an email to The Heights. “We want to be sure that there are not financial barriers to receiving COVID tests to mitigate the risk of disproportionate impact of the virus on low income residents.”

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