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By Ruthanne Fuller
There’s a lot at stake for Newton – our schools, our neighborhoods and villages, our small business districts and commercial corridors
and our financial sustainability.
I have worked for 30 years as a strategic planner for the private, non-profit, and public sectors. After getting my MBA, I consulted for large businesses
and then entered the non-profit sector to create WGBH’s first master plan.
Over a decade ago, I was appointed vice-chair of the Newton Citizen’s Advisory Group, creating a plan to address long-term structural challenges facing
our city.
Elected to the City Council in 2010, I put my business