Mayoral Forum, Newton MA, April 30, 2017. Complete video of the event in 4 parts. The video has been split due to length. Candidates: Amy Mah Sangiolo, Scott Lennon, Ruthann Fuller. Presented by Neighbors for a Better Newtonville. Newton … Continued
As you probably know, developer Robert Korff has resubmitted his original proposal for rezoning the Orr Block to MU4 but with one extremely significant change. He proposed NOT to rezone a narrow strip of land at the back of the … Continued
“Charter? What’s that?” Most Newton residents are hardly aware that Newton has a Charter, let alone that a new version is up for a vote in November. But in fact the proposed new charter is no small matter. It would … Continued
On April 30, NBN sponsored the first mayoral forum of the season. It was a chance for the three candidates ̶ Scott Lennon, Ruthanne Fuller, and Amy Sangiolo ̶ to tell us about themselves and answer questions from our five … Continued
The Orr Block developer, Robert Korff, has withdrawn his petitions to rezone the property for greater height and density, and for related waivers. The abutters had petitioned the council to require a bigger majority before Mr. Korff could prevail, so … Continued
by John Koot, Newton Resident and Housing Poet Laureate Once upon a midweek gloomy As I sat, my old eyes rheumy, Sat and pondered, staring at my parlor floor, Suddenly there came a thumping, On my porch I heard a … Continued
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Newton TAB July 9, 2016 By Lynne LeBlanc The push for higher density in Newton is renewed with the mayor’s recently released housing strategy. But his strategy incorporates the same unsuccessful policies we have seen in so many other cities: … Continued
The Newton TAB, June 25, 2016 By Fred Arnstein On Monday, June 27, a City Council committee is going to consider a petition to temporarily prohibit any changes to zoning anywhere in Newton, unless a majority of nearby owners approves … Continued
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