• Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond

    Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond

    Ice Skating at Frog Pond! Where: Frog Pond When: 10:00 AM ending time varies by day Who: The whole family How: Just come, ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing Cost: Varies by height: 58 inches and Over: $5, under 58 inches free.  Adult skate rental: $10, kid skate rentals $5 Open daily: Monday 10am-4pm, […]

  • Top Docs in Newton & Wellesley

    Top Docs in Newton & Wellesley

    NEWTON-WELLESLEY HOSPITAL PHYSICIANS NAMED TO BOSTON MAGAZINE’S TOP DOCTORS LIST Thirty five Newton-Wellesley Hospital physicians were recently named in the December, 2014 Boston Magazine “Top Doctors” list. This year’s Boston Magazine list was again generated from a survey conducted by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, a healthcare researcher that also publishes America’s Top Doctors, a guide […]

  • Opening Party for Ice Rink at The Charles Hotel

    Opening Party for Ice Rink at The Charles Hotel POSTPONED!

    Opening Party for “The Rink” at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge! THIS IS BEING RESCHEDULED DUE TO THE HEAVY RAIN THAT DAMAGED THE ICE RINK! Stay tuned for new date! This seasonal ice rink, a favorite in Cambridge, will debut at the party on Sunday December 14 from 12pm – 3pm and will remain open for the […]

  • NSTAR's 30% Rate Increase

    NSTAR’s 30% Rate Increase

    My guest blogger today is John H. Tourtelotte of Newton Solar Challenge. NSTAR’s 30% Rate Increase:  What can we do about it in Newton? By now we’ve all seen the latest news on NSTAR’s major rate increase that will take effect this winter in Newton and throughout the region. Why is the rate increase happening?  What can […]

  • Jennifer Price Principal at Newton North High School

    Jennifer Price Lame Duck at NNHS?

    Dear North Community: As I hope you know, I love Newton North and have been honored to serve as Principal for the last 8 ½ years.  Yet, I have reached a point in my career where it makes sense for me to think about leading a district.  As a result, I decided to apply to […]

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Jennifer Price Principal at Newton North High School

NNHS Principal to be Superintendent in North Andover

Dear North Community: I am writing let you know that I have chosen to go to North Andover as their next Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2015. Please know that the Newton North community will always hold a very special place in my heart.  Over the last 9 years, I have had the privilege […]

Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond

Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond

Ice Skating at Frog Pond! Where: Frog Pond When: 10:00 AM ending time varies by day Who: The whole family How: Just come, ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing Cost: Varies by height: 58 inches and Over: $5, under 58 inches free.  Adult skate rental: $10, kid skate rentals $5 Open daily: Monday 10am-4pm, […]

Top Docs in Newton & Wellesley

Top Docs in Newton & Wellesley

NEWTON-WELLESLEY HOSPITAL PHYSICIANS NAMED TO BOSTON MAGAZINE’S TOP DOCTORS LIST Thirty five Newton-Wellesley Hospital physicians were recently named in the December, 2014 Boston Magazine “Top Doctors” list. This year’s Boston Magazine list was again generated from a survey conducted by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, a healthcare researcher that also publishes America’s Top Doctors, a guide […]

Splendid® Holiday Book Drive for Milk + Bookies

Splendid® Holiday Book Drive for Milk + Bookies

Los Angeles-based brand Splendid® is excited to announce their second annual nationwide holiday book drive for Milk + Bookies benefiting the National Relief Charities December 4th, 2014 – January 4th, 2015. Donated books will be used to stock eight school libraries at the Pine Ridge Reservation located in southwest South Dakota, an area that is among […]

Support the Chinese Historical Society of New England

Support the Chinese Historical Society of New England

I’d like to invite you to participate in giving back, by supporting the Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) and our efforts to document, promote and preserve the history and legacy of Chinese Americans in New England. Donate here. Meet Lucy, who has embarked on a mission to organize CHSNE’s archive/storage room this Fall/Winter…… “My name […]

Opening Party for Ice Rink at The Charles Hotel

Opening Party for Ice Rink at The Charles Hotel POSTPONED!

Opening Party for “The Rink” at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge! THIS IS BEING RESCHEDULED DUE TO THE HEAVY RAIN THAT DAMAGED THE ICE RINK! Stay tuned for new date! This seasonal ice rink, a favorite in Cambridge, will debut at the party on Sunday December 14 from 12pm – 3pm and will remain open for the […]

Holiday Story Hour and Kids Concert at Pru

Holiday Story Hour and Kids Concert at Pru

HOLIDAY STORY HOUR & KIDS CONCERTS Celebrate the holiday season with your little ones at The Shops at Prudential Center! Bring the kids for an afternoon of storytelling, sweet treats and musical performances by Boston’s best children’s artists. All activities will take place in the Food Court. Saturday, December 13 (Food Court)11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  […]

NSTAR's 30% Rate Increase

NSTAR’s 30% Rate Increase

My guest blogger today is John H. Tourtelotte of Newton Solar Challenge. NSTAR’s 30% Rate Increase:  What can we do about it in Newton? By now we’ve all seen the latest news on NSTAR’s major rate increase that will take effect this winter in Newton and throughout the region. Why is the rate increase happening?  What can […]

Jennifer Price Principal at Newton North High School

Jennifer Price Lame Duck at NNHS?

Dear North Community: As I hope you know, I love Newton North and have been honored to serve as Principal for the last 8 ½ years.  Yet, I have reached a point in my career where it makes sense for me to think about leading a district.  As a result, I decided to apply to […]

junior academy training by FC Bolts in Stoughton

Winter Soccer Training in Stoughton

Winter Junior Academy Sessions run by Bobby Desilets, Bolts Girls Coaching Director. Bolts Sports Center 133 Maple St. Stoughton Players should dress appropriately for soccer, cleats or indoor soccer shoes & shin guards (mandatory). Bring a water and a soccer ball. For Girls & Boys ages 5 to 11 Session I:  Saturdays 8:30-9:30AM  $75 per […]

Whole Foods Donates Turkeys to Newton Families in Need

Whole Foods Donates Turkeys to Needy Families

On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, Whole Foods Market Newtonville donated twelve turkeys and all the fixings for Thanksgiving to the Boys & Girls Club of Newton to give to families in need.  Jessica Cann, Marketing Team Leader & Community Liaison at Whole Foods Market Newtonville, along with fellow co-workers Eddy Boonchuilier and Larry of the […]

What's Your Rate? how to get a mortgage book by marc maiocca

What’$ Your Rate? How to get a mortgage book GIVEAWAY

I met Mark Maiocca at boxing. My gym is co-owned by a group of cousins who grew up Nonantum. He’s not a cousin but also grew up with this crew, hence he grew up boxing too. Mark Maiocca looks tough here but he’s really a nice guy! He’s usually in the gym training on the […]