Thank goodness for the Globe’s John Hilliard. John has just done something no other reporter has done in a long time: Write one article that provides updates about all the major pending development developments in Newton, including zoning reform, Riverside, Northland, the Washington Street Corridor.
In this era of dangerously diminished local news coverage, NewTV‘s streaming of municipal and school meetings, candidate forums and Jenn Adam’s long running weekly Newton News program have been the only constant, consistent, source of local reporting.
But that could all change pending a possible rule change before the FCC that could dramatically reduce the cable fees NewTV and cable access stations nationwide depend on for the majority of their budgets, the Globe reports.
Globe reporter Andy Rosen actually singles out NewTV as a station that has been
From Newton Patch, here’s Congressman Joe Kennedy at the Third Annual Saint Paddy’s Day Political Roast on Friday at Dunn-Gaherins. Thanks to Jenna Fisher for posting. More of Jenna’s photos here. Also: Newton TAB photos here.
Currently, Newton’s school transportation program does not accept alternate drop-off requests from families to out-of-school-time programs. With Sheprd gone, no transportation contractors in the city will accept individual requests for school transportation directly from families. Organizations are limited in the