Newtonville Area Council

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The next meetings of the council will be:


May Regular Meeting Postponed

The meeting originally scheduled for May 10 has been postponed until

Tuesday, May 15 at 7:00

Cafeteria, City Hall


A second May meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22 at 7:00

Cafeteria, City Hall


However, the Cabot Construction Status Meeting is still Thursday, May 10,

in Room 211, City Hall

Please come early at 6:30 on the NAC Regular Meeting nights for an update on the Cabot School Project

The Charrette is over, but your opportunity for input continues...

Next step: Newton Resident Survey

The Newtonville Area Council is preparing a survey of Newton residents regarding their vision for development along Washington Street.  This effort is in addition to, but separate from the City information gathering program.   


The Envisioning Washington Street Charrette  (see flier below) was highly successful, with well over 100 residents voicing their views.  If you were unable to attend, you can email us your ideas at

When the survey is complete, the NAC will hold subsequent public meetings to present the results of the Charrette and the Survey.




Stay informed about the City's plans for Walnut Street improvements in the Village Center.  And provide your feedback to the City about what is important to you.  Email your comments to .

Click here to go to the City's Walnut Street page.


Click here to access presentations to the NAC on the proposed Washington Place development at Washington and Walnut Streets in Newtonville ("Orr Block")

Click here to go to the Washington Place special permit page on the City Council Web Pages


Stay Informed - Click here to join the Newtonville Area Council email list


Newtonville Area Council Board Members


Peter Bruce Claflin Place
 Dana D'Agostino Cabot St
Maura Harrington Lowell Ave
 Marc Kaufman  Walnut St
Thomas Kraus Walnut St
 Tarik Lucas  Central Ave
Colleen Minaker  Bemis St.
 Susan Reisler  Claflin Place
Helene Sroat Wildwood Ave


Contact Us

You can reach the council by e-mail at

Boundaries & Member Area

Click here for a map of the Newtonville Area Council boundaries.

Click here for a list of streets included in the Newtonville Area Council.

Links to Important Projects

Proposed development at Washington and Walnut Streets ("Orr Block")

First Developer Presentation (February 11, 2016)

Second Developer Presentation (March 10, 2016)

NAC Presentation (March 10, 2016)

NAC Presentation (November 1, 2016)

Click here for links to the city's Information on Austin St.

Click here for links to the city's Information on Walnut St.

Click here for links to the city's Information on Court St.

Council By-Laws

Newtonville Area Council By-Laws.

Meeting Information

Newtonville Area Council Meetings, Agendas and Minutes


Meetings of the Newtonville Area Council

The Council typically meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at City Hall.

Newtonville Area Council meetings are open to the public and the location of the meeting is handicap accessible.

Do you want Email notices regarding Newtonville?

The non-profit association Beautiful Newtonville has generously made it's email list and service available to the Newtonville Area Council.  By joining their list, you will receive both Beautiful Newtonville and Newtonville Area Council notices.  To sign up, please visit,  There is an email enrollment link on the Beautiful Newtonville home page.   Beautiful Newtonville's Privacy Policy prohibits any other sharing or selling of the email list.

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