Should Newton welcome Syrian refugees? (Updated)

Should Newton welcome Syrian refugees? (Updated)

Republican governors across the country, including Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, are saying that they will not take Syrian refugees in their states. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has said, “As a city and as a country it is not our custom to turn our backs on people who...

Mayor Warren engages in ‘retail’ politics

Newton Mayor Setti Warren has been spending time meeting with Newtonville business this week to listen to their concerns and answer their questions about the Austin Street project. Here’s a few images from his Twitter feed… Always good to see my friends at...
Mayor Setti Warren visits Israel again

Mayor Setti Warren visits Israel again

Apparently Mayor Warren kept good company this past week when he traveled to Jerusalem with 39 other mayors from cities around the world for the 30th International Mayors Conference. The theme of the conference was “Smart Cities,” and they were scheduled...
Asim had meeting with mayor, police chief

Asim had meeting with mayor, police chief

West Newton resident Jabari Asim finally had that meeting with Mayor Setti Warren and Police Chief Howard Mintz last month to express his displeasure about a citation police pursued against him this summer – and to seek assurances police officers would not pay special...

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