Please mark your calendars for these upcoming City Council meetings. We’ll need strong turnouts

at all of them to show our Councilors that we care about a RightSized Riverside.  

Your voices and presence make a difference!


Upcoming Events

The City Council's Land Use Committee has begun public hearings on specific aspects of Mark Development’s proposal, including traffic, site design, fiscal and school impact, and sustainability. Here's the schedule as we know it:

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m., 

City Council Chambers, Newton City Hall

This hearing will focus on Site Design and Open Space. Public comment IS allowedCome and share your thoughts, questions, and concerns about the size and shape of buildings, the impact on Grove Street, open/green space in the development, trails around the site, etc. 

Check out Riverside design plans in the News Updates section of our website. 

Please mark your calendars for these upcoming Land Use meetings:

Feb. 11Housing and Fiscal Impact, including School Enrollment

Feb. 25Transportation, including Traffic and Public Transportation

March 5: Sustainability; Water, Storm Water, and Sewer; Design Guidelines (includingArchitecture and Signage); and Construction Management

You may view Mark Development’s special permit filing for Riverside here. 

Thank you for your continued support!

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Past Events

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m.,

 Newton City Hall

Mark Development presented an overview of the updated project. There was no public comment, but the LFIA Riverside Committee sent the City Council a letter detailing questions and concerns about the special permit application.

Monday, Nov. 18

Full City Council Meeting, 7 p.m.

Newton City Hall

Thursday, Nov. 7

Land Use Committee at 6:30 p.m. & Zoning and Planning Committee (ZAP) at 7 p.m. 

Newton City Hall

Sunday, Oct. 27

Community Riverside Meeting

Hamilton Community Center,

Newton Lower Falls

RE: Riverside Zoning Proposal Update

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 28

Zoning & Planning Committee 

Newton City Hall, 7 p.m.

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