I don’t typically write about my daily life here, but this story is too good to pass up.
My wife and I drove to West Newton last Saturday. We parked in front of Harris Cyclery and went to the Farmers Market, followed by L’Aroma and then Sweet Tomatoes. All in all, it was a flavorful way to spend part of our Saturday.
But when we got back to my car, about 90 minutes later, there was an unsigned note on my dashboard from a good citizen saying my car was
Newton Police have created this interactive map which shows where car
accidents crashes have taken place, sortable up to the past year.
Indisputably, the most important news from the Nov 27 school committee public hearing was the overwhelming public push back from teachers, students, alumni, community members, mayor, school committee and other elected leaders strongly refuting unproven claims of an anti-Semitic bias in Newton school curriculum.
But there was also a side drama from Newton Republican City Committee Chair Tom Mountain.
During his three minute testimony, Mountain never even raised the curriculum matter. Instead he seemed to be calling for the hiring of public school officials based on political party registration. And then Mountain then broke some news when
Newton police chief David MacDonald was this week’s guest on the O and Flo Show, straight from Carl Pasquarosa’s mobile studio.
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller reports in her most recent email newsletter that Mark Development was the only developer to respond to the city’s RFP to find a new site for police department headquarters. And she adds, “…there’ll have to be some tough negotiating to get the proposal to a place where it makes sense for the City.