Two crashes occurred within the same day at the intersection of Watertown Street, Eddy Street, and Eliot Avenue, prompting resident concern.
The City Council adopted EV-related sustainability measures in 2017, requiring that at least 10 percent of parking spaces in some new developments.
After four years and more than 300 community meetings, the Newton City Council approved full funding of the proposed Newton Center for Active Living.
The proposed new senior center’s $19.5 million price tag reflects an increase from a previous estimate of $16.65 million.
The Newton City Council voted against the proposed fiscal year 2023 operating budget at a meeting on Thursday due to its disagreement with the amount allocated to the Newton Public Schools, though the budget will automatically go into effect regardless.
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller presented the proposal of Newton’s fiscal year 2023 budget—which expands the city’s spending on schools and municipality departments—to the Newton City Council on Tuesday.
At the Newton City Council’s meeting as the Committee of the Whole on Monday, the Newton Citizens Commission on Energy presented a plan to create a Building Energy Reduction and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO) resembling the one Boston implemented in 2013.
Attendees at a Newton City Council Zoning and Planning Committee meeting on Feb. 28 discussed a citizens’ petition that would limit the height of businesses and residential buildings in the city.
The Newton City Council Programs and Services Committee met on Feb. 9 to provide an update about the future of the city’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
The amendment went to a voiced vote and passed unanimously. Councilor Andreae Downs made a motion for reconsideration so councilors could voice last-minute thoughts about the amendment, but the motion was denied, approving the amendment.