Riverside Station back on the agenda

Riverside Station back on the agenda

Now that it’s zoning is in place, the Riverside Station project is going back before the City Council’s Land Use committee on Tuesday Jan, 28. For your weekend reading pleasure, the Planning Department memo is here.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again

After unsuccessfully failing to use a parliamentary procedure to suppress voter participation in a referendum over the Northland project,  Right Size Newton is trying again; this time alleging that the Newton City Council bypassed “the open meeting law thereby...
Voters to decide Northland on Super Tuesday (March 3)

Voters to decide Northland on Super Tuesday (March 3)

A referendum to decide the fate of the Northland project will go before Newton voters on March 3, the city council decided Tuesday. The 21 to 1 vote (with Councilor Markiewicz the only no vote and Councilors Ciccone and Grossman absent) follows an effort to thwart the...

Read (or watch) Mayor Fuller’s State of the City Address

Mayor Ruthanne Fuller delivered her annual State of the City Address on Jan. 2

Good evening. To President Albright, Vice President Lipof, President Emeritus Baker, Chair Goldman, Vice Chair Ray Canada, members of the City Council and the School Committee, everyone here at City Hall or watching at home, good evening.

I last stood here three weeks ago when I had the honor of administering the oath of office to our City Councilors and School Committee Members. On Inauguration Day, President Albright, Chair Goldman and I all pledged, in our own words, to build a

Do these look like historic landmarks to you?

On Jan. 2, one day after she was sworn in to the Newton City Council, the newly elected Ward 3 Councilor Julia Malakie filed an “urgent” request with the Newton Historical Commission to landmark the Washington Street used car dealership pictured above and six other West Newton Buildings for landmark status.

Also on Malakie’s list is this property at 978 Watertown Street

 

…also on Councilor Malakie’s urgent landmark list is the