Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council

Mission Statement

The nine-member Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council is an official elected body under the city charter.  Its purpose is to facilitate communication between Highlands residents and the Board of Aldermen and other city organs. It also serves as a forum/mechanism for dealing with various local issues and for fostering community spirit through annual events such as Village Day, the Halloween party and haunted house, and the Winter Social.

Links to Information about current projects impacting the Highlands is available on the Links page 

Regular Meetings

The Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council meets on the first Thursday of each month, except in the case of inclement weather.  Meetings are held at the Brigham Community House, 20 Hartford St, Newton Highlands, MA 02461

October 4:  Discussion on enhancing the village center and presentation about plan for 1176 Walnut Street (Limited Editions building).  The flyer announcing the meeting is here.

November 1: Come learn about the proposed redesigned zoning  map and ordinance and give your initial feedback to the Area Council. There will also be a presentation from the proponent about a proposal for an approximately 42 unit residential development at 1114 Beacon St (former ApGuJung  restaurant). 

Upcoming agendas can be found on the City's Electronic Posting Board.

Upcoming Events of Interest

Northland Project Public Hearing: September 25

The public hearing for the 822 housing unit mixed use development proposed for Needham and Oak Streets will be on September 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM in City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue.  This hearing is the opportunity for members of the public to speak about the project.  Detailed information about the project including a description of the project, images of the proposed project, planning memos, and the actual plans and  permit applications are available at http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/planning/current/devrev/hip/northland.asp.  

Mayoral Meet-Up: October 4

Mayor Fuller is coming to Newton Highlands to hear from members of the community.  Bring your questions and concerns and talk in a group setting with the Mayor.  The Meet-Up will be from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Brigham House, 20 Hartford Street and is immediately followed by a Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council meeting focused on enhancing the village center.

Haunted House at the HYDE: Sunday, October 28

Planning is underway for the annual Haunted House at the end of October. Volunteers to help setup, clean up and play roles during the event are always welcome.  If you want to volunteer contact Barbara Darnell or Amy Wayne.

Soup Social:

Village Day:
Please contact an area council member to volunteer!

History of Newton Highlands

History of Newton Highlands
Old Photos of Newton Highlands
Crystal Lake:  History, Rules & Regulations
Brigham House
Avalon Bay Apartment Information

View the By-Laws of the NHNAC
Contact the Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council

Join the Newton Highlands Google discussion group

The contents and data contained on these pages have been created solely by the members of the Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council.  These pages are published as a service to the residents and visitors to the City of Newton. 

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