About Village 14 and anonymous comments

This comment came by email from a reader named Scott Wolf today…

Hi there, I wanted to know if you have thought about requiring posters to have real names (or let posters see who is really posting).

I’ve actually thought about it a lot. And so have many of the other Village 14 bloggers and readers. And I was thinking about it yesterday when I read

Should 16 and 17 years olds be allowed to vote in Newton municipal elections?

The City of Somerville is seeking a home rule petition to give 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote in municipal elections. Should Newton follow suit?

MBTA finalizes bus route changes 

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved 36 near-term changes to bus service, including several changes of interest to Newton bus riders (Nos. 52, 59, 60 and 501-504)   Specific details have not been announced but a summary can be found here. We...

Charter amendments on city council agenda tonight

Amy Sangiolo’s email newsletter provides the relevant links to the latest charter revisions debate. The City Council’s agenda for it’s Full Council Meeting includes a request for Home Rule Legislation to amend the City’s Charter to include 2019 recommendations...

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