As sole donor of the “Yes” campaign, Northland’s deep pockets try to steamroll Newton’s democracy

I’d never thought I’d see this happen: Washington-style corporate donations sleazing their way into Newton’s grassroots democratic processes. The Northland Investment Corporation’s approach to getting its way on Needham Street in Upper Falls sets a terrible precedent for all future elections in Newton, in which winners may be decided by which side (or which candidate) … Continue reading As sole donor of the “Yes” campaign, Northland’s deep pockets try to steamroll Newton’s democracy