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
The TAB’s Julie Cohen reports here.
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…”