Peg Hannigan and Rodney Barker are “Feeling the Bern”!

I’m so pleased that two great Newton Democrats — Peg Hannigan and Rodney Barker — are leading the Newton For Bernie Sanders campaign! Their enthusiasm for Bernie equals or even exceeds my own, and I think that Bernie Sanders is the best candidate the...

City: Traffic Counter Missing from Walnut Street

A traffic counter has gone missing from the commercial section of Walnut Street. The city confirms that the counter had been installed in mid October but was missing from it’s spot in front of Great Harvest Bread Company on October 18. Though, while the city...

Developers Circle the Wagons

We could reasonably expect that the NVA would support candidates for Alderman-at-Large who share their concerns about the Austin Street development. Whether they suggest that you bullet-vote for Lynne LeBlanc or also support Jake Auchincloss as an independent...
What the Hail?

What the Hail?

In Newtonville just a short while ago … hail between the size of a nickle and a quarter. I have never seen anything like this in Newton. Any hail in your village?...

New candidate for Ward 2 School Committee

Cyrus Vaghar, a recent graduate of Newton North, sent Village 14 a press release announcing that he is running for the Ward 2 School Committee seat. Margaret Albright currently holds that seat. Vaghar’s press release follows: Cyrus Vaghar, a 2015 graduate of...
Is Setti Warren thinking about run for governor?

Is Setti Warren thinking about run for governor?

According to this article by Joshua Miller from the Boston Globe about 2014 gubernatorial candidate Joe Avellone and the 2018 election, Mayor Warren’s name is coming up at Democratic water cooler conversations. Miller writes: Three plugged-in state Democratic...
Globe: Setti Warren for governor?

Globe: Setti Warren for governor?

The Boston Globe’s Joshua Miller wrote a story today about the possible Democrats who could run against Governor-elect Charlie Baker in 2018. Not surprisingly, Newton Mayor Setti Warren was one of the city executives he listed: “Warren, Newton’s first...

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