As you may know, I strongly support this project—my reasons are here. I will be voting to uphold that vote on March 3 (Super Tuesday) or earlier (early voting is available from Feb. 24-28). Please join me in voting YES.
If you would like to help with the YES campaign, their website is here
Tell us your Transportation Priorities!
The Public Safety & Transportation Committee wants to hear your top transportation priorities before we set our legislative agenda for the new term. Come talk with us!
We will be taking public comment Wednesday, Feb. 19th at 7 pm in Council Chambers. Or you can email us directly
Party for the Park!
Cold Spring Park is one of my favorite places to run or wander. I am hosting a fundraiser for the Friends of Cold Spring Park—snacks and drinks with a park theme to add to the fun of meeting your park-loving neighbors and learning a little about this gem in the heart of Newton. Suggested donation is $50. Details and to RSVP here.
Climate Change Forum
The League of Women Voters of Newton is hosting a forum Wed., Feb. 26 on climate change with the leagues of Framingham, Needham, Wayland, Wellesley and Weston 7-9 pm at the Scandinavian Cultural Center, 206 Waltham St., West Newton. More details here.
The Land Use Committee is holding a series of public hearings on the proposed development at Riverside. Please use this forum, or email the clerk’s office (dolson AT newtonma.gov) to let us know your thoughts. Dates so far are
Open Space & Recreation Plan
Please respond to the City survey on your priorities for open space and recreation in Newton. Or come to the Feb. 6 public hearing, 7pm at City Hall.
I heard from thousands of Newton residents that green and open space, playgrounds and natural areas are highly valued—let’s make sure the plan reflects those values.
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