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Northland Referendum Petition

January 3, 2020 

The City Clerk’s Office, on behalf of the Newton Election Commission, has determined that the citizens referendum petition requesting that the City Council repeal or rescind Council Order #425-18, the change of zone for the Northland parcels at Oak and Needham Streets, has a sufficient number of signatures. The certified forms will be open for public inspection in the City Clerk's Office through 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

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End of Storm Notice

December 31, 2019 

Snow and ice shall be removed, and sidewalks and ramps shall be treated, within twenty-four (24) hours after such snow has ceased to fall or such ice has formed. This section shall apply to snow and ice which falls from buildings, other structures, trees or bushes, as well as to that which falls from clouds.

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Have You Tried NewMO?

December 23, 2019 

NewMo transportation services will be provided by Via under a contract with the Department of Senior Services. Riders can request trips to the Senior Center, medical appointments, houses of worship, grocery shopping, and to long-term care facilities within the Garden City. You can also go to any Village center, any sponsored program, event, or building within the city, and to the Needham Street Corridor. You may also go to certain destinations for medical appointments outside of Newton...

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Newton Power Choice Program

December 23, 2019 

The City of Newton is developing a plan for a new electricity program called Newton Power Choice, which will provide an opportunity for Newton to significantly increase the amount of renewable energy in the community’s electricity supply.

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Affordable Housing Information Session Nov. 14

October 25, 2019 

Interested in learning more about affordable rental housing? Don’t know how or where to start? Join us on Nov. 14th at 7pm at the American Legion Nonantum Post 440 for an interactive information session. Come learn about eligibility requirements, waitlists, lotteries, managing applications after you apply, area medium income and more! Hear from experts from Newton Housing Authority, Metrowest Collaborative Development, 2 Life Communities, Veterans Housing, and the City’s Planning and Health and Human Services Department. This event is FREE and open to all Newton residents! RSVP is requested but not required at bit.ly/newtonhousinginfo. Questions, please call 617-796-1420.

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E-cigarette Public Listening Session set for Oct. 3, 2019

September 30, 2019 

A public health regulation is proposed to restrict sales of electronic cigarettes to adult-only (21+) stores.

A public listening session regarding this draft regulation will be held Thursday October 3, 2019 from 7 to 9 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave. Newton, MA 02459.

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Memorial Day Parade this Sunday at 3:00pm

May 20, 2019 

All are invited to join us for the annual Memorial Day Parade this Sunday, May 26th beginning at 3:00pm at Newton North High School. The parade will head north on Walnut Street, and turn right on Watertown Street before ending at Colletti-Magni Park. Please click here for more info.

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Public Health Advisory: Measles

May 7, 2019 

City health officials are advising Newton employees and residents to proactively review their measles vaccination status. While there are no current Newton measles cases, the Newton Health and Human Services Department encourages individuals to check their vaccination history because measles outbreaks are occurring throughout the United States and abroad.

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Are You Ready to Run?

April 30, 2019 

Nomination papers for candidates running for City Council and School Committee will be available in the City Clerk's Office beginning May 1, 2019.

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Enhanced Online Bill Pay Services

April 16, 2019 

Announcing Enhanced Online Bill Pay Services - Newton Treasury’s Online Bill Pay Service has new features that will make paying and viewing your tax and utility bills online with City of Newton more convenient. More

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Stay Away From Downed Wires!

February 25, 2019 

Due to high winds the Newton Fire Department is responding to several downed powerlines at locations throughout the City. You should assume all downed power lines are live.

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MassBio

April 9, 2018 


MassBio® Announces New BioReady® Communities Well-Positioned to Support Life Sciences Growth in Massachusetts Ashland, Everett and Newton Upgraded to Gold; Norton and Auburn Join List March 27, 2018 (CAMBRIDGE, MA) – The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio®) has upgraded Ashland, Everett and Newton to Gold BioReady® Communities, and has added Norton and Auburn to its list of esteemed BioReady Communities, announced at the MassBio Annual Meeting last week.

To learn more, visit MassBio’s BioReady Communities web page
at https://www.massbio.org/why-massachusetts/supercluster/bioready-communities.

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Newton Initiates Strategy to Remediate Lead

March 20, 2018 

Because of national health concerns about lead in drinking water, the Mayor and City departments took the unprecedented step to identify public drinking water sources and water systems, to test for lead, and to remediate problems identified in the last three months.

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Blood Drive

May 9, 2017 

June 6th
9am-3pm

The Dana Farber Cancer Institute/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile will be at Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave.) in the War Memorial Circle for a blood drive.

Appointments: tinyurl.com/NewtonJune2017 (appointments are recommended, walk-ins will be taken as time allows).

Questions about eligibility, please email: bloodDonor@partners.org or call 617-632-3206.

*All blood collected benefits patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. PHOTO ID REQUIRED FOR NEW DONORS


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Newton South Tennis Courts

October 27, 2015 
Newton South High School Tennis Courts are being completely rebuilt. Construction has begun but cannot finish in the calendar year 2015, we will also have to wait on warmer temperatures to sealcoat and line the 12 courts, with that in mind the tentative reopening is in early July 2016.

Demographic Reports

September 29, 2015 
Demographic data are driving planning as the City of Newton prepares to meet the needs of our residents now and in the future.
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ADDITIONAL PAYMENT OFFERINGS AT CITY HALL - CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS NOW ACCEPTED AT CITY CLERK & TREASURER’S OFFICE

July 7, 2015 
Effective Monday, July 13.
As part of Mayor Warren’s vision to make Newton a 21st century city, customers doing business with City Clerk or Treasury will be able to pay for their transactions with either credit or debit cards.
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New Fire Dept News Items

January 14, 2015 
The Fire Dept proudly announces the release of our new News Module to broadcast information to the general public from our home page. Please return often for more details.
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Fire Hydrant Snow Removal

January 14, 2015 
Residents having fire hydrants close to their home should remove the snow on and around it. This will make it easier to find the hydrants, which may save a life or your home.

Fire Department Issues Cold Weather Fire Safety Warning

January 14, 2015 
Fire officials issued a fire safety warning as we enter the first period of extremely cold weather this winter. "Sub-freezing temperatures dip this week will tax our heating and electrical systems as we try to stay warm, so a little caution can help you make you it safely through the extreme weather," said Fire Chief Bruce Proia.
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Annual City Census Now in Progress

January 13, 2014 
The Annual City Census has been mailed to each Newton household. The census form should be completed and returned to the City Clerk's Office/Election Commission as soon as possible.
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Get The App! New 311 App for Smartphones and Iphones released

November 14, 2013 



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Newton Memorial Veterans Parade Sunday, May 19, 2013 (The Sunday BEFORE Memorial Day)

May 3, 2013 
Mayor Setti Warren and WWII Veteran and Grand Marshall Frank Dippo invite you to the Newton Memorial Veterans Parade. See the Shriners, Newton Youth League, Newton and Watertown Police Departments and more! See Details here.






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