City backs off on special event charges

So, it looks like nobody will be canceling their special events next year. When the city rolled out a draft event policy that would have charged more than $1,000 for some events like the Newton Car Show to take place, the idea was mostly met with criticism from event organizers and the community at large. “Sometimes you have to do something to get the public’s


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