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Proposal to take Webster Woods backed by Community Preservation Committee

The proposal, which passed by a vote of 7 to 1, approved spending $15.7 million to take Webster Woods from Boston College.

Following public outcry, Newton leaders promise school fixes — and offer a mea culpa

Officials have pledged to upgrade the Horace Mann Elementary School, improve communication with community members, and explore constructing an addition.

Most Newton parents surveyed would donate to central PTO fund

Nearly three-quarters of Newton parents surveyed would willingly donate to a central Parent Teacher Organization fund, according to a report released Nov. 4 by the Equity Working Group at the School Committee meeting.

Newton’s ‘Understanding Our Differences’ branches out

Newton plans to go national with its longstanding program to help children better understand disabilities.

Newton residents pack public hearing on Webster Woods

About 100 residents attended the only public hearing following the city’s request for $15.7 million of Community Preservation funds for the Boston College-owned property.

Newton City Council incumbent who lost by 30 votes seeks recount

Greg Schwartz lost to challenger Alicia Bowman in the Ward 6 at-large race Tuesday.

Newton’s unofficial results for City Council, School Committee races Tuesday

Newton voters went to the polls Tuesday and cast their ballots for the largest pool of candidates to run for City Council in years.

Newton voters pick candidates on both sides of housing issue

The City Council race was dominated by starkly different visions of what the future of housing, development, and growth should look like in Newton.