We feel very strongly that PorchFest is all about music and community. We received several
The City of Newton Planning Department and their Vision Plan Consultant, CivicMoxie, presented their Riverside Vision Plan on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019. To find out more about this plan, visit the following link: newtonma.gov/gov/planning/current/riverside_vision_plan.asp
Riverside Vision Plan Meeting Three: April 30, 2019 from NewTV on Vimeo.
Lasell College has been featured prominently in two unrelated Globe stories this week and it’s only Tuesday.
In the interest of time (and as sort of a Village 14 experiment) I’m linking to both here.
Residents, college battle over late-night lights on athletic field
Mount Ida president blames closure on Lasell College maneuvers
The Boston Globe’s Jon Chesto reports on the latest plans for the Riverside MBTA station
The new Riverside complex could be the biggest project Newton has seen in recent memory: a collection of several buildings that would include an office tower, a hotel, hundreds of apartments, and a Green Line garage. The developers are considering a direct highway connection to minimize the additional traffic on Grove Street, which passes by an elementary school and through two residential areas.
Jenna Fisher of the Patch reports that Mayor Fuller spoke to the MBTA control board today to make the case for upgrades to provide accessible, frequent transportation at all three of Newton’s Commuter Rail stations. In addition to advocating for Newton residents who need better access to transit, she made it clear that improved service is key to the Washington Street corridor vision to support future development.
The article reports new cost estimates for