BC vs. Clemson this weekend

This Friday, October 7,  Boston College Football will play Clemson at 7:30pm with 35,000 fans expected. The game will be over around 11pm.
To help control the influx of traffic, BC will do the following:
(1) encourage employees to leave by 3:30 so as to create parking by 4:30 for fans.
(2) There will be early, 3:30, Newton and Boston police details to help exiting employees and arriving fans.
(3) They will be using the new property purchased on Hammond Pond Parkway for about 311 spaces for designated fans as well as the 225 cars they park on the parkway from Beacon to the T bridge, on both sides.
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Public hearing on special permit for ‘The Street’ in Chestnut Hill – Tuesday, September 20th

Land Use Committee Public Hearing:   At 7:00 p.m. the Committee will move to the Council Chamber (Room 207) to hear petition #261‐16 SPECIAL PERMIT/SITE PLAN APPROVAL to allow site and building improvements including constructing new buildings to allow for existing and new commercial uses consisting of banking, office, medical office, theatre, health club, retail, restaurant and parking, to allow buildings in excess of 20,000 sq. ft., allow a building 57’ in height, site plan review for buildings within 300’ of a great pond, allow parking within a setback, extend special permit #230‐14, update signage special permit #417‐12, allow a waiver of parking stall depth, and allow reduced parking facility lighting and waiver of interior landscaping requirements at 1‐55 Boylston Street, “The Street” CHESTNUT HILL SHOPPING CENTER LLC,.  A detailed agenda can be found at www.newtonma.gov/gov/aldermen/committees/landuse/2016.asp.  Contact Alexandra Ananth at 617.796.1121or aananath@newtonma.gov.

No Regrets: Newton and the Opioid Epidemic

 No Regrets: Newton and the Opioid Epidemic

Thursday, October 6th, 7-9 PM, Newton North High School, 457 Walnut St.

Please join us for an important video and discussion of opioid abuse and learn how to prevent addiction, support people in your life who are struggling, and get help for you or a loved one.

The event will feature If Only, a short film produced by James Wahlberg and an interactive panel discussion.

Special guests District Attorney Marian Ryan

For Teens and Adults

Sponsored by Mayor Warren, Rep. Kay Khan, and Newton PATH

 www.newtonma.gov/NewtonPath  or 617-796-1420

Boston college football

BC’s first home game is Saturday, September 24th at 1:00pm, and parents weekend is October 1, when they will play Buffalo, an non-conferene team.

Here’s the complete BC football schedule. 

 

 

Neighborhood Meeting, June 21

The Chestnut Hill Association welcomes its members and neighbors to a presentation of the new construction planned for “The Street” by its development team.

Newton Aldermen Lisle Baker and Ruthanne Fuller will also provide important neighborhood updates and what you need to know about the Newton Charter Commission.

June 21 at 6:30 PM at The Church of The Redeemer.

Waban Hill Reservoir Master Planning

Over the next few months, the City of Newton Department of Parks and Recreation and their consultants, from Spurr, Weston & Sampson’s design studio, will be holding a series of three (3) public meetings in order to develop a Master Plan for the Waban Hill Reservoir site, the City’s newest public park. The final Master Plan will be used as a blueprint for future, phased improvements to the site.

  • Public Meeting #1 will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. in room 205 in Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton Centre 02459. The designers will present their assessment of the existing site and receive public comment.
  • Public Meeting #2 will be held Thursday, June 23 from 7-9 p.m. at Durant-Kenrick House, 286 Waverley Avenue, Newton Corner 02458. Design alternatives will be presented and public comment received.
  • Public Meeting #3 will be held late September (date, time and location to be determined) Preferred concept plan will be presented and public comment received.

View the official Waban Hill Reservoir Master Plan document here