Category Archives: Urban Development

The Newton City Council’s Zoning and Planning Committee will meet on Monday, July 22 to continue its deliberations about the BERDO proposal. The proposed ordinance pertains to existing non-residential buildings that are larger than 20,000 square feet in size. The … Read More

Northland Newton

Thursday, May 30 at 7pm. Congregation Dorshei Tzedek/Second Church (60 Highland St., West Newton) and and online. Hear from housing and fiscal policy experts who will address both the practical implications and research on the potential for new development, particularly … Read More

Thursday, May 30 at 7-8:30pm. Newton Education Center, Room 304, (100 Walnut Street, Newton) and Online. Join Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) and the City of Newton for our Cheesecake Brook community update meeting. We’ll present updates on greening projects … Read More

The Trees as a Public Good Network announces the online availability of “Why Trees Matter for Green Development,” a forum with 56 advocacy organizations and 24 Democratic Committees cosponsors. This webinar focuses on making development climate friendly by preserving trees’ … Read More

Sunday, April 28 at 3:30pm. West Newton Cinema (1296 Washington St, West Newton). There will be a complimentary screening of the documentary “Inundation District,” a feature-length film about the implications of one city’s decision to ignore the threats posed by … Read More

Wednesday, April 10 at 6pm. Online. Please join this online public meeting for an update on the Newton Commuter Rail Stations Accessibility Improvements Project. The project team will begin the meeting with a presentation, followed by time for questions and … Read More

Sunday, April 21 from 7-8:30pm. Online. Towns and cities across the Commonwealth are working BOTH to encourage green development of housing and energy and ALSO to avert the climate emergency. Learn how to make development climate-friendly and “green” by preserving … Read More

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