Take the Newton Community Arts & Culture survey!

Do you enjoy concerts in the Highlands or Newton Centre on a hot summer night, or a lovely Sunday afternoon listening to the New Philharmonic Orchestra at the First Baptist Church? Or maybe your kids look forward to the Halloween Window Painting Contest every October? Or how about the unexpected whimsy of seeing poetry on the sidewalks of your local village center or a fantastical outdoor sculpture along the Upper Falls Greenway? Well, the City of Newton “Community Design for Arts & Culture Committee” was formed a few months ago to assist Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and the City of Newton with a seven-month planning process to create a comprehensive arts & cultural plan for the City. Will you help us? We would love to hear from you in this Newton Community Arts & Culture Survey.

This community survey will help us develop our strategic plan of short & long term goals for the city. The plan, entitled Create Newton, will identify all of our

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This is a guest blog post submitted by Newton resident Richard Rasala, a retired Professor and Associate Dean in the Khoury College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern.   Issues with the Washington Street Vision and Zoning Code Part 1: Scale of...
Get your Garden City garden in gear this weekend!

Get your Garden City garden in gear this weekend!

The Newton Community Farm’s annual Seedling Sale — happening this weekend, May 18 and 19, noon to  3 p.m .– is a great opportunity to launch your vegetable, herb and flower gardens while supporting one of Newton’s unique nonprofits.  And...

About Village 14 and anonymous comments

This comment came by email from a reader named Scott Wolf today…

Hi there, I wanted to know if you have thought about requiring posters to have real names (or let posters see who is really posting).

I’ve actually thought about it a lot. And so have many of the other Village 14 bloggers and readers. And I was thinking about it yesterday when I read

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