New Rules for Short Term Rental Ordinance

New Rules for Short Term Rental Ordinance

      From the Friday, December 27, 2019 Newton City Council Newsletter: Short Term Rental Ordinance effective January 2, 2020 Starting January 2, 2020, all short-term rental properties in the City of Newton must be in compliance with the requirements...
Take a Break, Tell Us a Story

Take a Break, Tell Us a Story

          In the lull between the busyness of the holidays and the craziness of getting back to work (reading hundreds of emails) at the beginning of the new year when news is relatively sparse, I thought it might be fun for V14ers to tell...

Building Green – Two New Ordinances

Mayor Fuller released this via her email newsletter on Wednesday. Building Green in Newton   Two new “building energy efficiency” ordinances will help make Newton greener. The City Council passed the new ordinances on Monday.   One ordinance allows homeowners and...
Election and Debate Information

Election and Debate Information

            Happy Birthday Amy! Thanks for putting together and sharing via email all the coming debate and election information. With elections right around the corner, the following are links to websites that tie the upcoming events and...
Newton Center for Active Living Update

Newton Center for Active Living Update

          In a recent post on V14, Paul Levy asked that when the Globe expands its coverage of Newton, they look into Mayor Warren’s overreach concerning how he carried out the contract with Big Belly and to perform a post audit.  I would...

Shortened Winter+ Overnight Parking Ban

The “Arbitrary Parking Ban” isn’t quite as arbitrary as before but it’s still not just a “Winter Parking Ban” because March is included. Yes, we can have snow here in March. But it’s never been a “Snow Emergency Overnight Parking Ban.” Whether it snows or is beautiful...