One stop shopping for your candidates

In response to a request by Sallee Lipshutz and thanks to the work of Dan Brody who compiled all this information, we present the Village 14 one stop shopping guide to Tuesday’s Newton elections.  The tables below provide links to all of the (contested)...
Runs in the family

Runs in the family

I thought it was just me, but apparently it runs in my family.  During the last election I got myself in some hot water because of my penchant for promiscuous political endorsements.  After that I swore off all future endorsements and have been sticking to that policy...
City Council candidate column: Pam Wright

City Council candidate column: Pam Wright

We have invited all candidates running for contested seats in the upcoming Newton election to submit a guest post to Village 14. The format and content of the post is entirely up to them. City Council candidate Pam Wright, who is running for the Ward 3 at large seat,...
City Council campaign column: Jim Cote

City Council campaign column: Jim Cote

We have invited all candidates running for contested seats in the upcoming Newton election to submit a guest post to Village 14. The format and content of the post is entirely up to them. City Council candidate Jim Cote, who is running for the Ward 3 at large seat,...
Smash it don’t trash it

Smash it don’t trash it

I love this!  I hope it becomes an annual Newton tradition. Want to start composting and have some fun?  Start with your Halloween pumpkin – don’t trash it, come with the whole family and smash it. Bring your pumpkin and candy to the War Memorial Circle behind City...
City Council campaign column: Carolina Ventura

City Council campaign column: Carolina Ventura

We have invited all candidates running for contested seats in the upcoming Newton election to submit a guest post to Village 14. The format and content of the post is entirely up to them. City Council candidate Carolina Ventura, who is running for the Ward 3 ward...
City Council campaign column: Bryan Barash

City Council campaign column: Bryan Barash

We have invited all candidates running for contested seats in the upcoming Newton election to submit a guest post to Village 14. The format and content of the post is entirely up to them. City Council candidate Bryan Barash, who is running for the Ward 2 ward seat,...
City council campaign column: Susan Albright

City council campaign column: Susan Albright

We have invited all candidates running for contested seats in the upcoming Newton election to submit a guest post to Village 14. The format and content of the post is entirely up to them. City Council candidate Susan Albright, who is running for the Ward 2 at-large...
City Council campaign column: Tarik Lucas

City Council campaign column: Tarik Lucas

We have invited all candidates running for contested seats in the upcoming Newton election to submit a guest post to Village 14. The format and content of the post is entirely up to them. City Council candidate Tarik Lucas, who is running for the Ward 2 at-large seat,...
Weston Arts & Innovation Center

Weston Arts & Innovation Center

This is a shameless non-Newton plug .. though there is a Newton connection. The town of Weston took a defunct 19th century library and just turned it in to the Weston Arts & Innovation Center.  The Newton Nomadic traveling theater just brought our new show, The...

NewCAL and data: a guide

This is a guest blog post submitted by Newton resident Richard Rasala, a retired Professor and Associate Dean in the Khoury College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern.  Since Fall 2018, he has played a role as a data consultant for the NewCAL Working...
Civic Engagement Gone Too Far?

Civic Engagement Gone Too Far?

I love the degree of civic engagement in our city and hope it keeps up after the election on November 5th. There are a lot of issues we are confronted with as a community that are exciting, thought and emotion provoking and that have the potential to have an impact on...