City Council-palooza tonight

City Council-palooza tonight

The bleachers of torment (or as my chiropractor probably thinks of them; his daughter’s college fund) should be filled tonight as our city councilors are scheduled vote on two contentious items: the proposed mixed-use project at Washington Place and the...
Full City Council to discuss Washington Place tonight

Full City Council to discuss Washington Place tonight

Newton full City Council will be discussing the proposed Washington Place project for the first time tonight, starting at about 8:15 p.m. or so, at City Hall. Land Use Committee Chair Laredo provides details in a memo here but says he won’t be asking for a vote....
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.