December 4, 2019, 6am PST
The Upper Falls neighborhood in Newton, Massachusetts will be gaining a large, mixed-use neighbor.
April 4, 2019, 9am PDT
The mayor of Newton says the city's planning department is stretched too thin, with several ordinances and large development proposals in the works.
October 4, 2018, 9am PDT
A coalition of 15 cities in the Boston area agreed to rapidly build new housing to relieve pressure on the regional housing market.
June 25, 2016, 5am PDT
Mayor Setti Warren has a vision for his city that includes the opportunities that brought his parents to live in the city. That means more housing, affordable to various levels of income.
December 9, 2015, 2pm PST
A Boston Globe columnist comes down strongly in favor of a mixed-use project in a Boston suburb, and laments the obstacles facing smart growth in this and other, similar, communities.
March 12, 2013, 10am PDT
You've seen the news reports of skyrocketing gun sales due to the possibility of tightened gun restrictions in the wake of the Newtown, CT tragedy; yet the headlines of vocal opposition to gun control belie America's declining gun ownership rate.
January 2, 2013, 7am PST
The mass shooting at Newton, Connecticut brought gun control, violence in TV and video games, and mental health care to the forefront of a national debate. As talk turns to school design, architects consider the tradeoffs of fortress-like schools.