Newton has a preliminary election coming up on Sept. 12, with early voting set to be on Sept. 5 and 6, and voters will have a chance to hear from candidates on a wide range of issues impacting Newton.
For the 12th year, the 4 Area Councils are hosting a candidates’ debate for Newton’s preliminary races in wards 2 and 6.
Parking: The Allen Center is in West Newton at the intersection of Webster and Cherry streets, but the address GPS directs to, 35 Webster St., has no parking on that side of the building other than one handicapped parking spot. The Cherry Street side has 25 parking spots, and attendees can also park at Family Access, which is a block away at 492 Waltham St.
Moderating the debate will be Marjorie Arons-Barron—former editorial director for WCVB. Emmy winner, inductee into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame and longtime resident of Newton.
Anyone who wants to submit a question for the candidates in advance can email AreaCouncilDebates@newtonma.gov.