A decade after Newton’s last successful property tax increase, Mayor Setti Warren asked residents Monday to back his plan to raise taxes to help pay for $143.5 million in new building projects and additional employees. Warren is seeking a total of $11.4 million a year more in tax revenue to pay for three school construction projects, replacement of the Newton Centre fire station and headquarters, street and sidewalk improvements, and more teachers and police officers.
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