The MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program awarded a $396,500 grant on February 20, 2020 to the City of Newton for design and engineering work that will jumpstart an extension of the Upper Falls Greenway Trail (extending it from Easy Street to Curtis Street) and support improvements to safety,
Mayor Ruthanne Fuller wrote the following in her January 7, 2020, newsletter:
We spent much of the fall of 2019 on the challenging task of finding site options for our community center focused on older residents,
Every six years, the City of Newton updates its Open Space and Recreation Plan and evaluates its open space and recreation priorities. This is the public’s opportunity to influence the city’s goals for the its parks and conservation areas for the coming years.
On November 12, 2019, the City of Newton Community Preservation Committee (CPC) voted to recommend that the city should borrow $15 million, backed by future revenue from the Community Preservation Act (CPA),
On Monday, Nov. 25th, the City Council voted by an overwhelming margin to give preliminary approval to the Community Preservation Committee’s funding recommendation for Webster Woods.
The proposal was divided into seven separate motions,
On November 12th, the Newton Community Preservation Committee (CPC) recommended the expenditure of $15.7 million from the Community Preservation Fund to acquire from Boston College 17 acres of Webster Woods, as proposed by Mayor Ruthanne Fuller in October.