Week in Review: Earthquake, Riverside Project and Mayor Proposes Override

If you missed any news in Newton this week, here's where you can catch up on your local headlines.

  • Mayor Setti Warren proposed an $11.4 million override package Monday night, which includes three separate ballot questions (one operational override and two debt exclusions). Overall, the override aims to rebuild schools, add teachers and classrooms, improve public safety as well as fix roads and sidewalks. 
  • Brandeis University sold its president's mansion in Newton for $2 million. 
  • Fourth District candidates Sean Bielat and Joe Kennedy III debated again Monday night at Wellesley College. 
  • The MBCR will be adding six new trains to the Framingham/Worcester Line later this month. See what the added train times are
  • Did you feel the earthquake Tuesday night? The epicenter of the 4.0 'quake was reported in Maine. 
  • A number of local police officers were recently honored for their work in recovering a weapon and arresting four suspects during an incident in Newton Centre on Sept. 26.
  • Did you watch the presidential debate Tuesday night? Who do you think won?
  • Construction has started at the Newton Sept. 11 Memorial
  • Another public hearing was held Tuesday night for the Riverside Station project. Aldermen and residents are asking the state to take part in the discussion
  • The Angier Elementary rebuilding project has picked up the pace
  • The Newton Police Chief public hearing is now available online
  • Newton residents have formed a pro-override group in response to Mayor Warren's override proposal


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