Upper Falls Area Council

Article 9 of the Newton City Charter provides that: "It is the purpose of this article to encourage citizen involvement in government at the neighborhood level by permitting limited self-government through the establishment of neighborhood area councils as legal entities of the City government."

The Newton Upper Falls Area Council meets the third Thursday of the month (except June, July and August) at the Emerson Community Center on Pettee Street.

The members of the Area Council are:

  • Anil Adyanthaya
  • Mark Bridger
  • Betsy Hewitt
  • Susan Huffman
  • Nina Kochs
  • Marie Jackson
  • Jack Neville
  • David Ohanian
  • Jeff Riklin
  • Ward 5 Alderman John Rice is an ex officio member as well.