Former Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, who is now Boston College’s executive director of public safety and chief of police, shared his concerns about recreational marijuana on the NewTV show “Common Ground with Ken Parker.”
City Council President Marc Laredo is looking for individuals interested in serving on a Blue Ribbon Commission examine the compensation of Newton’s elected officials.
By way of background, our Mayor receives a salary of $125,000 a year for her full-time service (the Mayor is barred by our city charter from having other employment while serving as Mayor) our City Council members each receive a salary (also referred to as a stipend) of $9,750 a year; and elect
They gathered before classes started this morning in solidarity with their colleagues in the history department who have been falsely accused of anti-Semitic and anti-Trump bias. But really Newton North teachers — along with Superintendent David Fleishman, Principal Henry Turner, residents, parents and students — were there to stand up for
Newton School Superintendent David Fleishman sent this letter on Oct. 3
Dear Newton Families,
On Monday night at the School Committee meeting, our team provided an update on the exploration of later start times for our high schools. Information was provided on the status of the high school schedule redesign, as well as the current financial outlook for the district.
As you may recall, in the spring of 2017, the School Committee, upon the recommendation of the district and following several months of feedback from students, staff, and community, supported moving forward with a redesign of the high school schedule. This redesign would facilitate a shift to later start times, and target end times no later than