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...
City Council campaign column: Kathy Winters

City Council campaign column: Kathy Winters

  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 Kathy Winters, who is running for the Ward 5 seat,...