A Backlash in Barnstable

Zoning changes designed to revitalize downtown Hyannis got immediate traction from developers proposing multifamily housing. But a leadership change on the Barnstable Town Council is driving fears of a rollback.

Some Suburbs Roll Out YIMBY Welcome Mats

Leaders in Watertown, Needham and elsewhere are looking to go above and beyond the call of the MBTA Communities law even as those in other towns are making headlines with their resistance.