Newton mayoral candidates Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and former Councilor Amy Mah Sangiolo disagreed on the handling of the pandemic in the city, tax breaks for large businesses coming to Newton, and the institution of a diversity, equity, and inclusion officer in the city in a debate hosted by Charles River Regional Chamber President Greg Reibman on Thursday.
“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.
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.
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.
The Newton City Council overturned the mayor’s veto of its earlier decision to raise the salaries of city councilors and the mayor at its meeting on Monday night. The City Council did not vote to raise the pay for School Committee members—that will go to a vote later in the year.
More than 80 percent of Newton South High School teachers signed a petition asking Mayor Ruthanne Fuller to not attend the graduation ceremony that will take place on June 6. The petition is protesting the city’s inability to reach a contract agreement for educators. The school district works under three-year contracts—the last one, which expired…
Newton’s budget for 2020 will focus on public schools, public safety, transportation and home services for senior citizens, infrastructure, and climate change. It was released on Tuesday by Mayor Ruthanne Fuller in her Mayor’s Update email.
Markey explained that part of the reason the March for Our Lives was so powerful was that it focused entirely on the next generation of leaders.
In a historic election, the citizens of Newton elected their first female mayor in the city’s 2017 race.