• Classical Guitar Performance at Newton Free Library

    Classical Guitar Performance at Newton Free Library

    My old neighbor is an amazing classical guitarist and he’s performing at Newton Free Library this Saturday. Catch him if you can! George will be performing (classical guitar) this Saturday, 5/30  10:30am  as part of the Strike a Chord: Live Music @the Library program.   He’ll be near the Teen section on the 2nd floor.

  • Eversource Walk for Boston Children's Hospital

    Eversource Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital

    The 13th Annual Fundraising Walk will take place at DCR’s Baxter Park, Assembly Row in Somerville on June 14, 2015. Last year’s Walk had over 5,200 walkers and raised over $1.6 million to support the hospital. The goal this year is $1.8 million. Boston Children’s Hospital is encouraging all who are interested in spending the day […]

  • yoga in the park well within

    Yoga in the Park from WellWithin

    Yoga in the Park is Back! June 6th at 8am Where:  Wellington Park – 98 Kilburn Rd, Newton When: 8am, Saturday June 6, 2015 Cost: $10 suggested donation (all proceeds donated to Lucy’s Love Bus) Click here to learn more and to register

  • Fiorella’s Patio Opening Gifts Complimentary Lunch Entrées

    Fiorella’s Patio Opening Gifts Complimentary Lunch Entrées

    Fiorella’s Celebrates Official Patio Opening with Complimentary Lunch Entrées Newton, MA Based Restaurant Welcomes Customers to Summer with One-Day Complimentary Lunch Offer WHAT:            In honor of the seasonal opening of “Fiorella’s” outdoor patio, the restaurant is encouraging people to celebrate sun, family and friends on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 from 11:30AM – 4:00PM as it […]

  • Newton Wellesley Hospital

    Newton-Wellesley Hospital Earns A’s for Patient Safety!

    Newton-Wellesley Hospital Earns Straight A’s for Pateint Safety!  Newton-Wellesley Hospital has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital. The hospital is also being recognized […]

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Classical Guitar Performance at Newton Free Library

Classical Guitar Performance at Newton Free Library

My old neighbor is an amazing classical guitarist and he’s performing at Newton Free Library this Saturday. Catch him if you can! George will be performing (classical guitar) this Saturday, 5/30  10:30am  as part of the Strike a Chord: Live Music @the Library program.   He’ll be near the Teen section on the 2nd floor.

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best High Schools

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best High Schools

Newton South High School was tops in Massachusetts in U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best High Schools survey. U.S. News looked at more than 29,000 public high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to determine which schools excelled in each state and nationally. The Top 10: 1. Sturgis Charter Public School 2. Boston […]

Eversource Walk for Boston Children's Hospital

Eversource Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital

The 13th Annual Fundraising Walk will take place at DCR’s Baxter Park, Assembly Row in Somerville on June 14, 2015. Last year’s Walk had over 5,200 walkers and raised over $1.6 million to support the hospital. The goal this year is $1.8 million. Boston Children’s Hospital is encouraging all who are interested in spending the day […]

yoga in the park well within

Yoga in the Park from WellWithin

Yoga in the Park is Back! June 6th at 8am Where:  Wellington Park – 98 Kilburn Rd, Newton When: 8am, Saturday June 6, 2015 Cost: $10 suggested donation (all proceeds donated to Lucy’s Love Bus) Click here to learn more and to register

Fiorella’s Patio Opening Gifts Complimentary Lunch Entrées

Fiorella’s Patio Opening Gifts Complimentary Lunch Entrées

Fiorella’s Celebrates Official Patio Opening with Complimentary Lunch Entrées Newton, MA Based Restaurant Welcomes Customers to Summer with One-Day Complimentary Lunch Offer WHAT:            In honor of the seasonal opening of “Fiorella’s” outdoor patio, the restaurant is encouraging people to celebrate sun, family and friends on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 from 11:30AM – 4:00PM as it […]

Help Pets with Cancer

Help Pets with Cancer with a Photo

Zuke’s will donate $5 to The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund (DCCFund) for everyone who tags a photo of their dog in action and loving life with both #FueltheCure and @ZukesPets. Their goal is to raise $10,000 and increase awareness about canine and feline cancer. After his beloved chocolate Labrador Zuke passed away from cancer, […]

Newton Wellesley Hospital

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Earns A’s for Patient Safety!

Newton-Wellesley Hospital Earns Straight A’s for Pateint Safety!  Newton-Wellesley Hospital has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital. The hospital is also being recognized […]

Superintendent Fleishman’s Commencement Speech Controversy

Redistricting Update from David Fleishman

May 22, 2015 Dear Newton Families, Given that we are coming to a critical juncture for the first phase of student assignment changes, I thought it would be useful to give you an update.  The Student Assignment Working Group (SAWG) is working hard to come up with solutions that use the capacity we will soon […]

Spartan Race Special Discount!

Spartan Race Special Discount!

Spartan Race is releasing a limited discount code, MEMORIAL, that will give up to $40 off of race registration through May 27th!

Cook Restaurant Launches New Summer Cocktail Menu

Cook Restaurant Launches New Summer Cocktail Menu

Cook Restaurant Launches New Summer Cocktail Menu  WHAT:            Cook Restaurant, located in Newton, MA is known for its wide selection of upscale American cuisine.  From simple dishes to complex creations, Cook’s menu crosses cultural lines, and its drink menu is no different. The bar team at Cook has just released a new summer cocktail […]

Newton Single Family Sales Q1 2015

Newton Single Family Sales Q1 2015

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Turtle Lane Playhouse Public Hearing

Turtle Lane Public Hearing Tomorrow at 7pm

The public hearing on the revised plans for Turtle Lane will be held tomorrow evening at 7:00 PM in the Aldermanic Chambers at City Hall. According to the plans filed with the City, the developer has eliminated the restaurant component and approximately 3000 sq. ft. of office space and has replaced this with six residential […]