Our mayor becomes a grandmother!

Our mayor becomes a grandmother!

Mazel tov to Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and her husband Joe who just welcomed their first grandchild, Henry Joseph Resolved Fuller, to the world this morning in Chicago. We understand parents Roey and David Fuller and the entire family couldn’t be happier....
Here’s her full comment…
The City received only one response to our request for proposals for a site to locate a new police complex, and at first glance, I’ve got a few concerns.
That’s not to say the whole undertaking is off the table, but let’s just say there’ll have to be some tough negotiating to get the proposal to a place where it makes sense for the City.
A little background: A few months ago, Police Chief David MacDonald took me
Fuller: The state of our city is strong and the future is bright.

Fuller: The state of our city is strong and the future is bright.

Here’s a copy of Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s first State of the City address delivered Feb. 20, 2018 at Newton City Hall.

Good Evening.

To President Laredo, Vice President Kalis, President Emeritus Baker, members of the City Council and the School Committee, everyone here at City Hall or watching at home, good evening.

I last stood here seven weeks ago when I had the honor of taking a solemn oath of office. On Inauguration Day, I pledged “to build a greater, better and more beautiful Newton to transmit to our children and grandchildren – grounded in our sense of civic duty, inspired by our shared vision, and fueled by our tradition of working together.”

Tonight, I’m here to re-affirm that building a greater, better, more beautiful Newton will be

Fuller nixes Warren’s proposed hotel complex at former library site

Fuller nixes Warren’s proposed hotel complex at former library site

 
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s latest email to residents included this news about a hotel/restaurant/housing project Mayor Setti Warren annnounced last May.
 
Remember the proposal for the former Newton Centre library property located at 1294 Centre Street?
 
Stuart Rothman, on behalf of First Cambridge Realty Trust Corporation, proposed rehabilitating the former library into a restaurant with a space for community use, building a
Norton opposes Fuller’s proposal to create vision for Washington Street

Norton opposes Fuller’s proposal to create vision for Washington Street

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has proposed spending a $500,000 to hire consultants to work with stakeholder on creating a vision for the Washington Street corridor.

“It’s important that we take charge of Newton’s future, that we decide what the Washington Street corridor should look like going forward,” [Fuller told the Globe’s John Hilliard’ “…All of us in the city of Newton want a thriving, vibrant Washington [Street] corridor that is of the right scale for the residential neighbors who immediately abut it, and works whether you’re trying to go down the corridor on foot, on a bicycle, or in a car.”

But City Councilor Emily Norton tells Hilliard she’s opposed to a study and “pointing to work already done by city and volunteer groups to determine what kind of development residents want to see along Washington Street.”

Read the Globe’s story here.

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