Thanksgiving Farmers’ Market Benefits Those in Need

On Tuesday, November 26th, pick up all the ingredients for your Thanksgiving feast at a special farmers’ market at Newton City Hall, which benefits those at risk for hunger this holiday season. Sixteen local farms and specialty vendors will set up shop at the War...

Got Lots of Big, Bulky Trash?

City Council will vote to increase Bulky Waste/White Goods Fees – TONIGHT: Both the Public Facilities Committee and the Finance Committee approved an increase in the Bulky Waste/White Goods fee and the item is scheduled to be voted on TONIGHT. The fee would...

Support for Affordable Housing and this Election

There seems to be multiple threads on this issue – one on an article by the Boston Globe, and one on an editorial by the Boston Globe. But I’d like to start a thread on what it takes to be a “supporter” or “advocate” of affordable...
Mayor Vetoes Pay Raises for Electeds

Mayor Vetoes Pay Raises for Electeds

Today, the Mayor announced she has vetoed the pay raise voted by the City Council.According to the Mayor: More specifically I vetoed the raises because:   The increases should have been in line with the thoughtful analysis and recommendations of the Blue Ribbon...

Anyone know who’s doing this survey?

Does anyone know who is conducting this survey?  I started filling it out and then stopped because I am concerned about how this survey will be used.  Questions ask about party affiliation, my voter participation, whether I think Newton is on the right track or not. ...