Two for the road

Two for the road

Sorry, but I’m an infrastructure junkie, and when I see or hear about things that are not quite right, well . . . Case 1:  The City has installed traffic calming improvements on Fuller Street between Commonwealth Avenue and Chestnut Street.  These protuberances...
The big fat Big Belly contract

The big fat Big Belly contract

Now that the Boston Globe is making a commitment to suburban news coverage, and particularly in Newton, maybe they can focus some of their efforts on abuses of mayoral power that have skirted state law. An example was the roll-out of the Big Belly trash collection...
DPW needs your kid’s graphic design skills

DPW needs your kid’s graphic design skills

I just went on the city’s web site to find an email address for the DPW.  I wanted to send a herogram to them for plowing my tiny street tonight. While poking around there I came across the DPW’s T shirt design competition. I LOVE this idea!. ...

Turocy departs as Newton’s Public Works commissioner

 Mayor Setti Warren sent this to Newton Aldermen today.. As of today, David Turocy will no longer be Commissioner of the Department of Public Works for the City of Newton. I am announcing that Jim McGonagle will be Newton’s Commissioner of the Department of...