What’s Up in Newton this Week? COVID-19 confirmed cases up by one case; School Committee to vote on Superintendent’s Contract and discuss Fall Planning; Three City Council meetings scheduled for this week; and more…..

COVID-19: This week, the City is reporting one additional case from last week with 777 reported confirmed cases as of July 15th and 119 COVID-19 related deaths as of July 14th.

Superintendent’s Contract and Fall Planning to be discussed: The School Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 21st at 8:00 a.m. The agenda includes voting on the Superintendent’s Contract as well as discussing Fall Planning for next school year. The agenda can be found here.

Three P’s to Meet this Week: All three P committees will meet this week: Programs and Services which will discuss moving certain polling locations away from elderly housing and the senior center to certain elementary schools where school will not be in session – see agenda; the Public Facilities Committee which will discuss limiting or prohibiting fossil fuel infrastructure in new construction or substantially renovated buildings – see agenda; and the Public Safety and Transportation Committee which will discuss walking and biking streets with local traffic only during the COVID-19 emergency and a briefing/conversation with the administration regarding the Tim Duncan incident – see agenda;

Weekly Construction Schedule: The Weekly Road Construction Schedule can be found here.

3 New Vendors at this Week’s Newton Farmers’ Market: The Newton Farmers’ Market will feature three new vendors this Tuesday, July 21st, at the Newton Farmers’ Market located at Newton South High School from 2 – 6 p.m. The three new vendors are Boston Smoked Fish, Ginger Gems, and Sunny Window. More information can be found here.