Category Archives: Urban Development

Monday, February 26 at 7pm. Online. The City of Newton Zoning and Planning Committee (ZAP) is holding a public hearing on Monday, February 26 on the proposed Electrification Ordinance. Please consider attending the meeting to show support for the passage … Read More

Thursday, January 25 from 6-9pm. Baramor (45 Union St., Newton Centre). We invite you to the Newton for Everyone party to mingle with fellow activists and discuss ideas for advancing smart growth in Newton. Newton for Everyone is a coalition of … Read More

The City of Newton Planning and Development Department recently presented plans for the Washington Street Pilot Project and multiple design options that prioritize improved safety, accessibility, visual appeal and the public experience. The City would like continued public feedback through … Read More

Over the next few weeks, the Newton City Council will be making final revisions to a proposal that would allow for the creation of smaller, multi-family homes close to village centers and eliminate some of the onerous regulations that have … Read More

Begins Wednesday, November 1 from 12-1pm. Online. Join the “Dam Busters 101,” a series of 11 monthly lunchtime webinars on a variety of dam removal topics. Each webinar will feature an expert on a facet of dam removal and give participants … Read More

Friday, October 27 from 8:30-9:45am. Online. This webinar will explore the dramatic story of how expert volunteers with the sustainability advocacy group Green Newton persuaded and worked with housing developer Northland Investment Corp. to adopt and commit to rigorous, all-electric, … Read More

Tuesday, September 26 at 7pm. Online and In-Person (City Council Chamber, Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave. Newton). The City Council’s Zoning and Planning Committee (ZAP) will continue the public hearing on the proposed Village Center Overlay District – Version … Read More

Thursday, September 28 at 7pm. Online. Did you know, each spring, thousands of migratory fish return to the Charles River to spawn in the lakes, ponds, and tributaries? Across Massachusetts, there is a growing movement to remove aging, defunct mill … Read More