Is a compromise possible at Washington Place?

Is a compromise possible at Washington Place?

Former Ward 2 At Large Alderman Marcia Johnson writes in a just-published TAB column….

Surprise! Within two short weeks of the Washington Place developer announcing he had lost faith in the city zoning and permitting process as a tool to create a thoughtful, mixed-use development on Washington Street, the neighbors are suddenly wringing their hands and trying to find a compromise.

VIDEO: Marcia Johnson’s ‘Courage’ speech

Sixteen year Newton Alderman Marcia Johnson will attend her final meeting as an aldermen Monday night but it’s hard to imagine anything she does that evening will be more memorable than her ‘Courage’ moment as the final speaker prior to the Austin...

VIDEO: Ward 2 At-Large Alderman/City Council seat

Here’s the video from the Newton League of Women Voters/NewTV forum featuring the four candidates running for the Ward 2 At-Large Alderman/City Council seat: Incumbents Marcia Johnson and Susan Albright and challengers Lynne  LeBlanc and Auchincloss. Voters will have...

OPEN THREAD: Who will you vote for Thursday?

I’ve always like to say that Village 14 readers aren’t likely voters, they will vote in each and every municipal election. That includes this Thursday’s Preliminary Election which is be held citywide to reduce the number of candidates running for...

VIDEO: Ward 2 candidates forum

Here’s the video for the Newton League of Women Voters/NewTV forum featuring the five candidates running for the Ward 2 At-Large Alderman/City Council seat.  The preliminary election will be held citywide on Thursday Sept. 17 to cut the number of candidates...
Marcia Johnson running for re-election

Marcia Johnson running for re-election

This arrived via email from Marcia Johnson..  Marcia Johnson, Alderman at Large from Ward 2, announced today that she will be running for re-election this November. “Newton needs experienced leadership on the Board of Aldermen if we’re going to meet the...

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