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The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors voted unanimously, with one abstention, in support of Newton’s proposed new city charter at its
Sept. 20 meeting.
The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors voted unanimously, with one abstention, in support of Newton’s proposed new city charter at its
Sept. 20 meeting.
The board believes the revised charter would be vastly superior to the city’s current city council configuration and make City Hall more efficient,
more diverse, more accountable and more responsive to new ideas.
Newton’s current configuration of 24 city councilors is too large, often dysfunctional, and has at times been





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