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Newton
December 10, 2017
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Fuller won’t be all that’s new at City Hall

When Ruthanne Fuller takes the oath of office on New Year’s Day, Newton will welcome its first-ever female mayor. But we’re not just getting a new mayor on Jan. 1. We’re also getting a new city council president, committee assignments and a dramatically different council. By Greg Reibman ...

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Newton
December 06, 2017
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‘He really has been a friend to us’

Setti Warren honored for eight years. “He really has been a friend to us,” Reibman said of Warren, while also reminding attendees about Warren’s success bringing fiscal stability to City Hall while also overseeing construction of two elementary schools, with renovation of a third underway, and four ...

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Newton
December 06, 2017
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BC to expand role as research institution with $150M facility

A top executive at Apple is helping Boston College expand its programming in the hard sciences, with an eye on joining the nation’s top research institutions. BC will begin construction on the $150 million lab and classroom facility on its Chestnut Hill campus in 2019 with plans...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
December 05, 2017
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Bike sharing coming to Newton

Residents and employees working in the Newton and many surrounding communities will have access to a bike share program starting this summer.   Under the program, users will be able to take a bicycle from one location and deposit that same bicycle in a...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
October 17, 2017
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Warren: Bike sharing coming to Newton

Residents and employees working in the Newton area will have access to a bike share program starting in the spring, Newton Mayor Setti Warren announced Monday.   “I am pleased to announce that Newton is leading the way with the Metropolitan...

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Newton
October 12, 2017
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Newton’s election is about more than a new mayor

When Newton voters head to the polls this Nov. 7, they’ll have an opportunity to dramatically reshape our city for generations. By Greg Reibman When Newton voters head to the polls this Nov. 7, they’ll have an opportunity to dramatically reshape our city for generations. This isn’t just because Newton is choosing...

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Newton
September 28, 2017
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Chamber urges ‘yes’ vote on Newton charter

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors voted unanimously, with one abstention, in support of Newton’s proposed new city charter at its Sept. 20 meeting. The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors voted unanimously, with one abstention, in support of Newton’s proposed new city charter at its ...

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Newton
September 22, 2017
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Video: A complete Washington Street

It’s time to put Washington Street on the “classic American road diet.” That’s the remedy prescribed by internationally-renown plannerand a team of transportation and design experts, who were commissioned to think big and create a vision of what’s possible for Newton’s long-neglected Washington Street corridor. ...

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N2 Innovation District / Newton
August 10, 2017

Improvements at intersection of Oak, Christina & Needham Streets delayed

A project designed to improve the intersection where Oak and Christina Streets cross Needham Street has been delayed due to coordination with a utility company, the City of Newton announced today. This project was originally scheduled to begin in...

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Newton
August 10, 2017
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Lennon: I know this city well

I am running to be your mayor because I have the qualifications, attitude, and vision to be an effective public partner to our private industry. By Scott Lennon I am running to be your mayor because I have the qualifications, attitude, and vision to be an effective public partner to our...

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