The free boxing program is held at the Nonantum Boxing Club and welcomes participants ages 10 to 17 every Wednesday.
Reverend and Newton Police Chief Meet to Discuss Ways to Strengthen Relationships Between Police and Community
Rev. Devlin Scott, senior pastor of Newton’s NewCity Church, and John Carmichael, chief of the Newton Police Department (NPD), came together for a public discussion on Oct. 6 focused on the relationship between police and the people they serve.
Leo is a nine-week-old golden retriever that will serve as a community resource dog, as recommended by the Newton Reform Task Force.
“Within the last 24 hours, we have had two bias incidents, both Asian related, in Newton,” Mayor Ruthanne Fuller wrote in a statement on July 21.
A series of five break-ins into the homes of Asian residents in Newton has caused alarm within the community.
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…
The Newton Programs & Services Committee agreed to remove the responsibility of enforcing the leaf blower ordinance from the Newton Police Department, as part of changes proposed by Councilor Bill Humphrey to address compliance and enforcement of the ordinance.
The Newton Police Department hosted a virtual webinar version of its monthly “Conversation with a Cop” on Feb. 17 to answer questions anonymously submitted by members of the Newton community surrounding topics like unconscious bias and mental health training.
Reports of hate crimes and bias-related incidents in Newton in the past month have been higher than normal, according a Newton Police Department officer.
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.