Category: City of Newton

  • MBTA plans to replace D line tracks in Newton

    Newton residents near the Green Line: In Mid-September, the MBTA is beginning a 30 month long track and signal replacement project along the entire length of the Green Line D Branch across the City of Newton.  In order to replace portions of old track and signals, the project will involve noisy construction activities during the […]

  • Waste Collection and Recycling in Newton

    Neighbors, please be aware: (1) The ctiy of Newton will collect Christmas trees for composting between January 2nd, and January 12. (2) Plastic bags are not recyclable in your green bins and recyclables should not be bagged in the bins, but loose. The DPW reports that plastic bags mixed into the recycling stream is still […]

  • Save the Date, if you want to learn more about the proposed changes at the Street

    The proposed changes at “The Street” in Chestnut Hill will be considered at two upcoming meetings: On December 1,  The Street will be on the agenda of Newton’s conservation comission. The meeting starts at 7:00pm. On December 6, Newton’s Land Use committee will hold a public hearing for “The Street” at 7:00pm in City Hall.

  • More information on proposed changes at the Street

    We heard you, neighbors! Many of you who took our survey about the proposed changes at the Street said you would like more information. So, we’ve dug into the City of Newton public records and found these two images which were presented at the Land Use Committee meeting on September 20th. You can see the whole […]

  • Road work coming up in Chestnut Hill

    Please be aware that the City’s contractor for milling and paving, Lorusso Corp., is currently scheduled to mill Suffolk Road in its entirety and Hammond Street from Ward Street to Stone Ave. This is scheduled to begin on Tuesday 11.1 and should be completed by Wednesday 11.2 but could potentially run to Thursday 11.3. Detours, similar to those in […]

  • Proposed changes at The Street in Chestnut Hill

    There is a pending proposal before the City of Newton Land Use, Conservation and Planning Commissions to change the structures in The Street shopping center in Chestnut Hill. The Chestnut Hill Association has begun to explore this proposal as it affects traffic, noise, and the quality, use and vista of Hammond Pond. The plans include […]

  • Waban Hill Reservior meeting Sept. 22

    Public Meeting #3 for the Waban Hill Reservoir Master Plan project is confirmed for Thursday September 22, 7-9 pm at the Durant-Kenrick House, 286 Waverley Avenue, Newton Corner.

  • Newton Community Farm accepting applications for 2016 summer produce shares

    Newton Community Farm (303 Nahanton Street) is accepting applications from Newton residents until February 28 for available shares in our summer 2016 Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.  Eat fresh, locally-grown produce from June through October for a  cost per share of $625 for weekly pick-up or $338 for alternate week pick-up. NCF will randomly allocate remaining shares […]

  • The Waban Hill Reservoir Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, November 21st

    You are invited to…. The Waban Hill Reservoir Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Warren Saturday, November 21st at 11:00 AM

  • A message about tomorrow’s election from Alderman Lisle Baker

    Dear friends: I concur with what Ruthanne has recommended about the contested races for Aldermen and School Committee except that I would add current Alderman Jim Cote to the list from Ward 3. Also, for the Charter Commission, while there are many able candidates, I especially recommend Anne Larner, Brooke Lipsitt and George Mansfield because […]