• Anyone Can Cook Cooking Class!

    Anyone Can Learn to Cook Cooking Class! Chef Paul Turano Hosts Approachable Cooking Class at the Boston Center for Adult Education WHAT:            On Monday, October 27th, 2014 Chef/Owner Paul Turano of Cook located in Newton, MA will join the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) for a one session cooking class, “Anyone Can Cook” from […]

  • Newton's Fall Fling at Temple Shalom

    Newton’s Fall Fling at Temple Shalom

    Newton’s Fall Fling event, which takes place this year on Thursday, November 13 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at Temple Shalom. Temple Shalom 175 Temple Street Newton Cost: $40 general admission, $75 patron, $150 benefactor. This fun girl’s night out is an annual event and our largest fundraiser of the year for the temple’s sisterhood. The […]

  • Seal Beach smartest suburb

    Newton: #8 Smartest Suburb in Country

    Newton is one of the smartest suburbs in the country! I grew up in Seal Beach, California and that made #9! I’m feeling very intelligent today! Here are the 10 smartest suburbs in America: 1. Santa Monica, CA 2. Evanston, IL 3. Berkeley, CA 4. Cambridge, MA 5. Towson, MD 6. Cupertino, CA 7. Scottsdale, […]

  • Beth Caruso from Perkins School Speaking

    Beth Caruso from Perkins School Speaking

    Beth Caruso, Director of Outreach Services at Perkin’s School for the Blind, will speak at The Rotary Club of Newton on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Braeburn Country Club.  Join us for lunch at noon followed by Ms. Caruso’s presentation.  All are welcome to attend Rotary!  We do ask that you pre-register.  Please email […]

  • Watch Elmo Demonstrate The Right Way To Point Out Someone's Skin Color

    Elmo Demonstrates The Right Way To Point Out Someone’s Skin Color

    Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has a lesson for kids of every shade. Watch Elmo Demonstrate The Right Way To Point Out Someone’s Skin Color

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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Anyone Can Cook Cooking Class!

Anyone Can Learn to Cook Cooking Class! Chef Paul Turano Hosts Approachable Cooking Class at the Boston Center for Adult Education WHAT:            On Monday, October 27th, 2014 Chef/Owner Paul Turano of Cook located in Newton, MA will join the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) for a one session cooking class, “Anyone Can Cook” from […]

Newton's Fall Fling at Temple Shalom

Newton’s Fall Fling at Temple Shalom

Newton’s Fall Fling event, which takes place this year on Thursday, November 13 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at Temple Shalom. Temple Shalom 175 Temple Street Newton Cost: $40 general admission, $75 patron, $150 benefactor. This fun girl’s night out is an annual event and our largest fundraiser of the year for the temple’s sisterhood. The […]

Seal Beach smartest suburb

Newton: #8 Smartest Suburb in Country

Newton is one of the smartest suburbs in the country! I grew up in Seal Beach, California and that made #9! I’m feeling very intelligent today! Here are the 10 smartest suburbs in America: 1. Santa Monica, CA 2. Evanston, IL 3. Berkeley, CA 4. Cambridge, MA 5. Towson, MD 6. Cupertino, CA 7. Scottsdale, […]

Superintendent Fleishman’s Commencement Speech Controversy

Superintendent’s Letter to Parents

Dear Families, I hope the school year is off to a good start for your child(ren). In my daily visits to the schools, it has been a joy to see our students well rested and eager to learn. September is a wonderful time for those of us in education because it allows us to develop new […]

Beth Caruso from Perkins School Speaking

Beth Caruso from Perkins School Speaking

Beth Caruso, Director of Outreach Services at Perkin’s School for the Blind, will speak at The Rotary Club of Newton on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Braeburn Country Club.  Join us for lunch at noon followed by Ms. Caruso’s presentation.  All are welcome to attend Rotary!  We do ask that you pre-register.  Please email […]

Watch Elmo Demonstrate The Right Way To Point Out Someone's Skin Color

Elmo Demonstrates The Right Way To Point Out Someone’s Skin Color

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has a lesson for kids of every shade. Watch Elmo Demonstrate The Right Way To Point Out Someone’s Skin Color

rabies alert in west newton due to raccoon

Rabies Alert in West Newton from Raccoon

The following is from the City of Newton: A raccoon captured on September 11, 2014 has tested positive for rabies. The raccoon was found near the Auburndale Ave entrance of the Dolan Pond conservation area in West Newton. If you, or your pet, may have had an encounter with a raccoon in this area on […]

Hidden BoxART in Chestnut Hill

Hidden BoxART in Chestnut Hill

Unless you go into the FedEx parking lot off Route 9 in Chestnut Hill where our Orthodontist is, you probably missed this BoxART piece.      

Watering Plants Through Fall (Advice from Mahoney's )

Watering Plants Through Fall (Advice from Mahoney’s )

This is not typically the time of year we think of drought. We usually talk about drought in months of July and August, but this fall has been extremely dry. In the month of September some areas in Massachusetts have received as little as 5% of their normal rainfall. Some areas are worse than others […]

1538 Beacon Street 6 bedroom house for sale

1538 Beacon Street House For Sale

My friend Veronica is the developer for this beautiful 6 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom new construction house. She designed a house that takes into account what families need including play spaces, au pair suite, mud room, exercise room as well as spaces with versatility. It also has curb appeal! This parlor space is off the entryway. The […]

Blue Man Group & LegoLand Savings

Blue Man Group & LegoLand Savings

Blue Man Group Boston has partnered with the hottest new local family attraction to inject a little AWESOME into your Back to School Blues! Buy a specially priced Blue Man Group ticket this Fall and get a General Admission ticket to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center in Assembly Row absolutely FREE. A savings of up to $30 per person. […]

Newton best city to live in featuring Nonantum

Newton Best City to Live In by 24/7 Wall Street

What are the top ten cities to live in according to 24/7 Wall Street? 1. Newton, Massachusetts 2. Bellevue, Washington 3. Mountain View, California 4. Pleasanton, California 5. Evanston, Illinois 6. Irvine, California 7. Troy, Michigan 8. Cary, North Carolina 9. Flower Mound, Texas 10. Johns Creek, Georgia … the list goes up to Top […]