Elections season is officially upon us. Here’s the NewTV/League of Women Voters forum featuring the three candidates — from left Rena Getz, Bill Humphrey and Kathy Winters — competing in a preliminary election to run for the ward city council seat representing Ward 5 on Sept. 10.
The Globe’s John Hilliard reports on Northland’s “pledge to add workforce housing and public amenities to its proposed mixed-use development in Upper Falls.” And you can watch the video from the entire meeting here….
For more information about the panelists, visit the following link: newton.k12.ma.us/Page/3419
Renowned planner Jeff Speck (who has been working as a consultant with Mark Development on both Washington Street and Riverside Station) was the guest on Lois Levin’s NewTV program “Trailblazers.”
In this era of dangerously diminished local news coverage, NewTV‘s streaming of municipal and school meetings, candidate forums and Jenn Adam’s long running weekly Newton News program have been the only constant, consistent, source of local reporting.
But that could all change pending a possible rule change before the FCC that could dramatically reduce the cable fees NewTV and cable access stations nationwide depend on for the majority of their budgets, the Globe reports.
Globe reporter Andy Rosen actually singles out NewTV as a station that has been
Here’s the video of Northland’s presentation to the City Council’s Land Use Committee showing its proposed changes to its Needham Street mixed use project, followed by public comment.
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Former Newton School Committee member Margie Ross Decter has just launched a new series on NewTV called “School Matters,” a program that aims to raise “awareness of educational issues of local and national importance, and the efforts of students and the school community to make an impact by improving our community and the world around us.”
Here’s the premiere episode
School Matters airs Monday-Friday at 5:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30pm on NewTV’s Education Channel (Comcast 99, RCN 3, 582 (HD), Verizon 32).
The Newton Republican City Committee and the Sons of the American Legion hosted the final mayoral debate between Ruthanne Fuller and Scott Lennon at the Post 440 on November 2, 2017.
Here’s the video from the NewTV and the Newton League of Women Voters debate featuring the three candidates for city council from Ward 5: Andreae Downs, Brian Yates and Deborah Crossley
Voters citywide can vote for two of the three candidates on Nov. 7.
Here’s the video from the NewTV and the Newton League of Women Voters debate featuring three of the four Ward 1 At-Large candidates Janet Sterman, Nicole Castillo and Allison Leary. Candidate Allan “Jay” Ciccone, Jr. declined to participate.
Voters will be asked to elect two of the four candidates on Nov. 7.