John Hilliard writes about the current Referendum Process. You can read the article here:
The petition drive has begun to challenge the City Council’s of a huge development on Needham Street. All of Newton should stand with Upper Falls and help us reverse this damaging decision. . Visit our Referendum page for more information.
John Hilliard of the Boston Globe has an article about the mixed reaction residents displayed at the latest Washington Street Vision plan meeting. You can read the article here.
In the 9/12/19 edition of The Boston Globe, John Hilliard published an article mentioning Right Size Newton’s latest press release. Read the whole article here.
Immediate Release: September 11, 2019 Contact: Randall Block, 617-312-5573 RightSizeNewton@gmail.com RightSize Newton Endorses Candidates for City Council Newton, Mass. – RightSize Newton, a grass-roots organization of activist neighbors formed in response to over-development across the city of Newton, announced today its endorsement of City Council candidates. During July and August, RightSize Newton invited city councilors
Contact: Release: September 4, 2019 Randy Block: 617-312-5573 RightSizeNewton@gmail.com RightSize Newton Endorses Rena Getz in Ward 5 City Council Primary Newton, Mass., September 4 – RightSize Newton, a grass-roots organization of activist neighbors formed in response to excessively large development across the city of Newton, announced today its endorsement of city council candidate Rena Getz
The Land Use Committee will continue its discussion of Northland’s proposal for the development on Needham street at 7pm on June 18th. The main topic for this meeting is traffic and transportation.
The first meeting on the proposed Riverside project in front of a combined Land Use and Zoning committee is on Tuesday, June 4th at 7pm in the Council chamber at city hall. Please come for a presentation from the developer, from RightSize Riverside, and to voice your concerns to the council!
The next hearing of the City Council Land Use Committee regarding Northland’s proposed development on Needham Street is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7 PM This meeting will focus on design (including scale and height), sustainability, and stormwater management. As with previous meetings, Northland will make a presentation, followed by the planning department and peer reviewer
RightSize Newton had the opportunity to provide its views on the Newton Chamber of Commerce’s blanket support for development in Newton and for Gov. Baker’s proposal to make development approval subject to a simple majority vote (instead of the 2/3 currently required) for an excellent article on the topic by Jon Chesto of the Boston