Five Things You Need to Know Today: Nov. 27
A property tax discussion with the mayor, the Newton Preservation Awards and a public hearing on the Riverside Station development.
1. Riverside Station public hearing. The Board of Aldermen's Land Use Committee will continue a public hearing tonight on a proposed mixed-use development at the Riverside MBTA Station on Grove Street. The hearing starts at 7 p.m. in the Aldermanic Chamber at Newton City Hall.
2. NewTV Live Fall Auction. NewTV's Fifth Annual Live Fall Auction kicks off tonight from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The auction will air on Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 15 and Verizon channel 34. The auction will also stream live on the NewTV website.
3. Newton Preservation Awards. Historic Newton teams up each year with the Newton Historical Commission to present awards recognizing projects which feature the preservation of Newton’s historic buildings and landscapes, and promote awareness of Newton’s historic fabric. These awards, the Newton Preservation Awards, will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Boston College Alumni House (825 Centre St.)
5. Mayor to discuss property taxes with business community. The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce will host Mayor Setti Warren this morning at the Newton Healthcare Center, 2101 Washington St. starting at 8 a.m. With an $11.4 million override proposal on the table, Warren will discuss property taxes with the Newton business owners. The meeting is free and open to all.