“Especially in time when there is greater attention, overdue nevertheless, to issues of racial equity and writing historical wrongs, I think it makes sense to put an end to honoring the man who played a leading role in enslavement and genocide,” Norton said.
Citizens of Newton reflected upon the life of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday afternoon in an event organized by The League of Women Voters Newton.
“Doing Waiting for Godot to start with felt like the right thing to do, it felt like the right play for the right time and it was a play that not only spoke to the times, but could be done in these times because it can be done outside,” said Nicole Galland, the director.
“We’re just a very vibrant, artistic, and cultural community,” Gannon said. “It was pretty easy for me to tap into this and get people to come forward to help, and I’ll tell you they came running. It was really great to see how everyone was willing to support our community.”
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has requested that BC increase its testing and said she does not support the University leasing additional space in Newton for isolation or quarantine facilities.
Newton senior Izzy Klein launched Masks by Izzy to provide hand sewn masks for protection against the coronavirus, while donating half of the proceeds to the Greater Boston Food Bank.
A racist epithet written in masking tape was found on the sidewalk on Sunday night. The incident is currently under investigation by the Newton Police Department.
A City of Newton ordinance requiring businesses over 3500 sq. ft. to provide paper bags instead of plastic bags to customers went into effect Jan. 8. The ordinance also requires that businesses charge customers at least 10 cents per bag. In July, all Newton businesses regardless of size will be required to comply with the…