The Public Works and Parks, Recreation and Cultural departments have been working with the Crystal Lake Conservancy to study and monitor the watershed inputs and water quality of Crystal Lake for nearly a decade.
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.