An open letter to the Newton Conservation Commission from the CHA

Open Letter to Newton’s Conservation Commission

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Should Newton eliminate the overnight parking ban?

Public Safety and Transportation Committee – There will be a special meeting of the
committee on Wednesday, November 2 nd at 7:00p.m. in Room 205. The committee
will be discussing the following item: #345‐16 Requesting a review, amendment or
elimination of the Winter Overnight Parking Ban.

More information on proposed changes at the Street

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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 presentation here. 

Review the planning memo, stormwater report, engineering memo and more here (look under  Boylston Street “The Street” (1-55) – #261-16)

Or listen to an audio of the meeting here. 

View the Land Use committe Report following the 9/20/2016 meeting here. 

The Street is supposed to be on the schedule of the next Conservation Commission meeting, to be held Nov. 10th. The next date that Land Use will hear The Street has not yet been determined.

If you missed the survey, you can go back and take a look here. Let us know what you think!

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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 place for the sidewalk work currently going on, will be set up. These roads will be closed, for the most part, while this work is going on for the safety of the workers, pedestrians and the motoring public alike. As work progresses the road blocks will often roll in one direction or another. This is entirely under the control of the police on site as to what is the safest and most expedient way for traffic to proceed. Residents of the affected neighborhoods should be notified either by Robo-call or by mail.

Paving of these streets is currently scheduled for the following week, most likely Wednesday 11.9 and Thursday 11.10 weather permitting. Understand that rain will effect this paving schedule but not the milling schedule.

Sidewalk work has already begun.

The CHA Newsletter is here!

Our latest newsletter is jam-packed with news and local information.

Read it here first, or wait for your copy to arrive in the mail. Click on the blue link, or on the newsletter below to enlarge.

CHA Fall Newsletter 2016

Special Services on Election day at the Church of the Redeemer

In addition to the regularly scheduled Holy Eucharist services on Sundays (8am, 10am, 5pm) and Wednesday Healing service at noon, the church will be offering the following special services on Election Day:

The Church of the Redeemer will be open for prayer from 7am to 7pm on Election Day Tuesday, November 8th.

The offices will be read at the following times:

7am Morning Prayer

12pm Noonday Prayer

5pm Evening Prayer

7pm Compline

All are welcome

For more information, visit http://www.redeemerchestnuthill.org/ or call 617-566-7679.

Church of the Redeemer

379 Hammond Street

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467