What’s Up in Newton this Week – Early Voting for Presidential Primaries, Northland Referendum, and Democratic and Republican State and City Committees, Riverside Project in front of Land Use – focus on Transportation, Request for New Liquor Licenses for not one but two locations at UMASS Amherst – Mt. Ida Campus, and Next NewCAL community meeting at the Senior Center

Early Voting Begins TODAY! Early Voting for the March 3 Elections will be held at Newton City Hall on: Monday, February 24 through Thursday, February 27, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, February 28, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A sample ballot with the municipal referendum can be found here. Unfortunately, a complete sample ballot listing all of the Presidential candidates and the local Republican and Democratic State and City Committee candidates is not currently posted.

Riverside on the Land Use Agenda: The Land Use Committee will continue its discussion and review of the Riverside Change of Zone and Special Permit and Site Plan Approval requests on Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00 p.m. The Land Use Committee will focus the discussion on Transportation. The agenda can be found here and the Planning Department Memo can be found here.

New Liquor License Requests from UMASS Amherst? UMASS Amherst at Mt. Ida is seeking two new all alcohol and entertianment license requests for the Top of the Campus – located at Carlson Hall and Top of the Campus – located at Shaw Hall – both to be operated Monday – Sunday from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. The Licensing Commission agenda can be found here.

Next NewCAL Meeting – Thursday, February 27th at the Senior Center: The next NewCAL Community meeting will be held this Thursday, February 27th at the Senior Center, beginning at 7:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION. Previous meetings were held at the Ed Center. Additional information can be found here.