VIDEO: Age-friendly mayoral candidates’ forum

The Newton Council on Aging hosted a Mayoral Candidates’ Forum with the seven candidates at the Newton Senior Center on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The focus of the forum was “issues of interest to Newton seniors. Note: There were some audio difficulties during...

Newton’s mayoral candidates release ‘unity video’

Following the events last weekend in Charlottesville Virginia and heading into the weekend with protests planned in Boston, Newton mayoral candidate (and flimmaker) Eli Katzoff reached out to his fellow candidates and made this video.

VIDEO: NewTV/League of Women Voters Mayoral Debate

Here’s the New TV/League of Women Voters debate with Newton’s seven mayoral candidates.

The candidate’s next debate will be this Tuesday Aug. 15, 7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 345 Walnut Street.


Mayor Sangiolo would seek override; Fuller & Lennon not sure

This morning I had the privilege of moderating a panel with six of the seven candidates for mayor (Richard Saunders was unable to attend) at a forum for business leaders sponsored by the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber. We’re working on a video of the entire event (with better sound), but for now here’s a segment where I asked if they would ask voters for a property tax override during their first term in office. Only one candidate offered a definitive yes.