The Land Use committee of the BOA has held working sessions to discuss the Special Permit proposals for Riverside Station and the Hotel Indigo. The discussion areas for each meeting included: transportation, parking issues, engineering water and sewer infrastructure improvements, and fiscal impacts...
The WAC is currently studying concerns from the neigborhoods and the consideration of the City, School Committee, and Design Review Committee. We do know that Zervas is going to be rebuilt. Many of the Details can be found at this link.
Chris Neal is a Waban resident and member of the Zervas...
Community Group formed to preserve and uplift the river bank area along the Charles River in Waban.
As of 3/12/14, our 3 Alderman are in receipt of a letter from the attorney for the developer, Stephen Buchbinder, that says the developer is considering several development options, that he is interested in getting input from the Waban community and would like to hold a community meeting later...
Attend the meeting TBD by the builder and become knowlegable about special permits and 40B. Also attend the May 1 Informational meeting on 40B and special permits sponsored by the WAC
The ABCs of Zoning Relief for Housing Developments in Newton: A Residents’ Guide to How Developers get Permits and how the Community can have its Say
Thursday, May 1 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Newton City Hall War Memorial Auditorium
Ever wonder how real estate developers obtain permits for housing...
Attend the May 1st informational meeting
The progress of the renovation of Angier School can be viewed on the City's website. The PTO also has an FAQ and can be viewed here. Regular meetings between the project construction team and the WAC are being scheduled and the dates will be posted here once they are determined.
Flooding occurs around Quinobequin and other Waban areas after rainstorms due to a variety of factors including storm system overflows.
Newton has begun a storm system renovation plan.
Dept of Transportation plans to eliminate 2 of the cloverleaf on ramps from route 9 to 128. These will be replaced with stop lights which will stop all traffic to allow left turns. Since this area currently suffers from traffic jams at rush hour, we are concerned this will increase the problem...
Please take action by contacting our elected representatives. We have provided texts you can cut and paste and alter as you wish.