This week’s Tab featured an odd juxtaposition of conflicting messages.

There was a story about Moody’s  Investor Services giving Newton a AAA rating (the highest).  Moody’s praised the “city’s strong fiscal management”.

There was also an opinion column by Joshua Norman full of criticism of the city’s finances.  Norman summed up with “Newton’s financial position continues to erode, despite the rosy rhetoric coming from Newton City Hall”.

I’m no financial guy so I’ll leave it to the rest of you to decide who has it right.   Discuss …


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