Sunday, April 14, 2013
Miss a Waltham headline this week? Check out our weekly news roundup.
A Waltham man was sentenced in a motor vehicle homicide case. Waltham official plan to further study a proposed moratorium on medical marijuana centers. A wings restaurant is again planning to move to Waltham. A Waltham City Councillor said he plans to run for mayor in 2015.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The following is a letter to the editor from Waltham City Councillor Tom Stanley.
The following is a letter to the editor from Waltham City Councillor Tom Stanley. ---------- Dear Editor: On Monday, March 25, the City Council recently heard from developers about a proposed Starbucks at the former Polaroid site at 1265 Main St. I am writing to express my support for this Starbucks, which would be open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and offer 18 outdoor seats and 26 inside seats. 1265 Main is a 280,000 square foot, mixed-use development on I-95/Rt. 128 in Waltham which will offer office space and shopping. The project’s developers requested special permits from the Council to operate a fast food establishment, a drive-thru at the site and open at 5 a.m. The Council’s Rules & Ordinance Committee will now further review the …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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Today's weather forecast -- 38 degrees and sunny. A Waltham state represenative is concerned about additional airplane noise in Waltham. Who do you think should run for mayor in the next election? Here is an update on the work of your new state senator, Mike Barrett. For updates on Waltham news, you can also 'like' our Waltham Patch Facebook page.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The plan focuses on investments in transportation and education while calling for an income tax increase coupled with a lower sales tax.
In submitting his $34.8 billion budget to the Legislature Wednesday, Patrick said the proposed income tax hike is part of a comprehensive package aimed at investing in the state's infrastructure and in driving growth. The proposal asks for an increase in the income tax from 5.25 percent to 6.25 percent coupled with a reduction in the sales tax from 6.25 percent to 4.5 percent. It also doubles personal exemptions. Despite the proposed income tax hike, Patrick says that low and modest-income workers will pay less in taxes under his proposal, and only the "more fortunate see a larger increase." "I do not submit this proposal lightly. I understand that many households in Massachusetts continue to struggle from the impact of the Great …