Lennon and Fuller in their own words

The Boston Globe’s John Hilliard asked candidates for mayor Scott Lennon and Ruthanne Fuller ten questions including about the charter, our village centers, housing and transportation. And John also asked Newton residents about their choices for mayor.

In addition, today I had the privilege to moderate a chamber debate with the two candidates at Mount Ida College. We talked about tax overrides, the school budget, unions, health care, Northland, management styles and big ideas.


A friendly request for Anping Shen, Eileen Sandberg, Scott Lennon & Ruthanne Fuller

Over this past weekend, the School Committee candidates from Ward 1  Kathy Marchi and Bridget Ray-Canada ), Ward 3 (Cyrus Vaghar and Margaret Albright) and Ward 8 (Gail Spector, and Matt Miller) all voluntarily published their answers to the Newton Teachers Association’s candidates’ survey after it became apparent the the teachers union would not release them. If I’m not mistaken, that means all we need is

Lennon leads Fuller in endorsements from colleagues

To date, nine sitting city councilors have endorsed Council President Scott Lennon for mayor (Jay Ciccone, Jim Cote, Jay Harney, Amy Sangiolo, Lenny Gentile, John Rice, Cheryl Lappin, Rick Lipof & David Kalis) while four have endorsed their colleague Ruthanne Fuller (Lisle Baker, Susan Albright, Jake Auchincloss and Deb Crossley). That leaves nine of their

Lennon courts the women vote

Lennon courts the women vote

From Scott Lennon’s mayoral campaign

Lennon for Mayor Announces Women’s Advancement Council

On Tuesday evening, City Council President and candidate for Mayor Scott Lennon announced his intent to create a Newton Women’s Advancement Council that would work with local leaders to promote solutions to issues of pay equity, workplace discrimination, and other barriers to gender equality. He was joined at the