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After 2 pedestrians struck, Newton mayor outlines traffic safety measures

“As we lean in to make our roads, sidewalks, and bike lanes safer, we also all have to slow down and pay attention,”Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller said.

Newton honors police lieutenant, store owner for heroic actions during attempted armed robbery

Lieutenant Dave Tempesta visited the West Newton convenience store while off duty to purchase a lottery ticket before his afternoon shift.

In West Newton, landmark proposal raises thorny issues over development

A city councilor’s push to preserve a group of commercial buildings as local landmarks could impact city efforts to revitalize the neighborhood.

After opposition to Albemarle, Newton continues search for proposed senior center’s home

The search for a new home for the city’s senior center — launched shortly after Fuller took office in 2018 — has grown into something of a game of musical chairs.

Newton gets grant to study potential affordable housing at armory

A consultant would be hired to determine the feasibility of converting the West Newton Armory into affordable housing.


Newton imposes fees for curbside disposal of bulky items starting Feb. 1

Starting Feb. 1, residents will have to pay $20 per item for the curbside collection of large items that can’t be recycled, such as wood furniture, mattresses, rugs, and tables, the department said.

Development community watches as Newton referendum could upend Northland project

“People will have great pause about doing business in Newton,” said Greg Vasil, chief executive and president of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.

Referendum could decide future of Newton’s biggest mixed-use development

Organizers have gathered enough signatures to force city councilors to either rescind zoning approval for the project or schedule a special election to decide its fate.