Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has joined a coalition of 15 greater mayors to set a goal to add 185,000 new homes in Greater Boston by 2030. Details about the Metropolitan Mayors Coalition can be found here and a list of participants and data here.
But there’s also this comment from Fuller in
Tuesday’s Land Use Committee meeting had two interesting agenda items on its agenda – the presentation of the Northland project and the final committee vote on Cypress Tree, the proposed medical marijuana clinic on Route 9 — and, thankfully, NewTV recorded it all!
- The Cypress Tree debate and vote starts at the 27:45 mark
- The Northland presentation begins at the 72:55 mark
Just as the Andy Levin era has ended at the Newton TAB comes this “news” from the paper’s front page..
“Some Boston area towns and cities have a hidden problem — a lack of affordable housing for low income families..
…this is a regional, even national problem that many Boston area communities like Newton, Wellesley and Needham are facing…”