“[The Needham-Street Highland Ave. project] has our full attention,” Gov. Charlie Baker said last week. “The money is locked in, everyone is committed to this, and we’re going to get it done, period.”
Fresh City in the Marshalls Shopping Plaza closed its doors on Monday.
Meanwhile, Jenna Fisher has other happier restaurant news on Newton Patch.
As it turns out, a request for enhanced bicycle lanes and pedestrian accommodations by cycling advocates is not what caused a delay in
Newton Mayor Setti Warren and Needham Selectman Chair Matt Borelli have sent a joint letter to MassDOT objecting to changes that would delay the redesign of Needham Street/Highland Ave.
The City of Newton and the Town of Needham strongly object to the proposed delay the redesign will have on the Corridor project and to the fact that MassDOT has taken this step absent consultation with elected and appointed officials in our two communities.
The good news is that New England Mobile Book Fair owner Tom Lyons says he is “getting calls from people who have space” for a new home for his cherished Newton landmark. The bad news is …
The New England Mobile Book Fair, a Newton treasure, is need of a new, smaller, less-costly, location or will be forced to stop operating, the Boston Globe reports.<
…the book business being what it is in the age of Amazon.com — i.e., not very good — time has come for New England Mobile