Signs of our times?

Signs of our times?

Residents at two different Newton homes appear to have chosen to display the same pair of signs in their yards (go to “read more” to view). Discuss.  
Not familiar with the Northland site? Take this tour

Not familiar with the Northland site? Take this tour

Many of us on Village 14 have been following the Northland project closely over the past three years and are quite familiar with the ways the project has changed over the years (for example, it shrunk from 2 million square feet to 1.1 million square feet and about a year ago Northland decided to place all the parking underground in order to create more parks and open space).

But as we get closer to the March 3 referendum, I’ve been running into a lot people who understandably are just beginning to learn about the project; including some who aren’t even that familiar with the location.

That was the case with a neighbor, who recently asked me how “800 apartments, as well as office, retail and parks could all fit into Marshalls Plaza?” The answer is

MBTA looking to double Green Line capacity

From the Globe today… Expected to cost more than $1 billion, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s latest spending spree is aimed at boosting Green Line capacity by up to 100 percent, in part by buying a new fleet of as many as 200-plus trolleys that...