What’s Up in Newton this week – COVID-19 confirmed cases hold steady, Planning Department provides updates re: West Newton Armory and COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund and more…..

COVID-19: This week, the number of COVID-19 cases in Newton has decreased from  770 as of June 25th and the number of reported deaths has remained at 118 as of June 23rd.

Planning Department updates: The Planning Department submitted updates to the City Council regarding the status of the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund and the status of the West Newton Armory decision process. See below. Looks like there may be future opportunities for more people to apply for the Assistance Fund and that the West Newton Armory decision will be delayed in part because of the delay in hiring the consultant.

Weekly Road Construction Schedule: This week’s road construction schedule can be found here.