• Diversity Children's Book Event

    Diversity Children’s Book Event

    I See Me: What Happens When Kids See Themselves in Books? Presented by Charlesbridge Publishing Join us for a discussion with book influencers and young readers about the impact on children when they see themselves in literature.Why does it matter? Why is it awesome? Where: Watertown Free Public Library 123 Main St, Watertown, MA (Parking […]

  • Online marketplace for children’s activities by Newton Mompreneur

    Online marketplace for children’s activities by Newton Mompreneur

    Sopico, online search and booking tool for kids’ activities, now available in Newton Sopico, an online marketplace with more than 1200 activity providers and over 3000 activities, is now available in Newton! Parents can search, compare, review, and register for children’s classes, camps, birthdays, and more on Sopico.com. “I realized that parents, including me, struggle to […]

  • Mendon Twin Drive-In

    Mendon Twin Drive-In Improvements!

    Phantom Gourmet’s Andelman brothers – Dan, Dave and Michael – have opened the gates to the Mendon Twin Drive-In for the 2015 season. In April, the Mendon Twin Drive-In will host a trio of special events including a carnival, “Welcome Back Night,” and a screening of the UFC 186 fight. Additionally, the Mendon Twin Drive-In […]

  • Newton Redistricting

    Redistricting Proposal Objections

    April 25, 2015 Dear Alder People and Members of the School Committee, We are writing to express my strong opposition to the proposed plan to redistrict parts of West Newton out of the Peirce and Newton North district.   Redistricting plans should not move children from walkable to non-walkable schools. We live just 0.7 miles […]

  • Newton Taiwan Day

    Newton Taiwan Day

    Newton Taiwan Day 2015 May 2nd, Saturday 12 – 4 pm Cultural Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in Boston 90 Lincoln Street Newton Highlands

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

Sharing information about why Newton, Massachusetts is a great place to live and raise a family. If you are thinking of moving to Newton, or have recently moved here, we'd like to help you get settled in. Feel free to ask questions and you'll get unbiased answers. Welcome!



Diversity Children's Book Event

Diversity Children’s Book Event

I See Me: What Happens When Kids See Themselves in Books? Presented by Charlesbridge Publishing Join us for a discussion with book influencers and young readers about the impact on children when they see themselves in literature.Why does it matter? Why is it awesome? Where: Watertown Free Public Library 123 Main St, Watertown, MA (Parking […]

Mother's Day Gift to Help Rosie's Place

Mother’s Day Gift to Help Rosie’s Place

To celebrate Mother’s Day, our Women’s Craft Cooperative has designed a brand new limited-edition necklace. For a donation of $65 or more, this one-of-a-kind statement necklace is the perfect gift for a mother, wife, daughter or special someone. This purchase will help make life a little better for the 12,000 women Rosie’s Place serves each […]

Newton North High School, NNHS

Walk to North Mobilizes

Hi Neighbors —  First, we want to thank those of you who attended the School Committee meeting last night.  There were about 20-25 people there and it was great to have support.  Two people spoke about our specific concerns during the open-comment time at the beginning of the meeting – Karin Beecher and Greg Pachus […]

Online marketplace for children’s activities by Newton Mompreneur

Online marketplace for children’s activities by Newton Mompreneur

Sopico, online search and booking tool for kids’ activities, now available in Newton Sopico, an online marketplace with more than 1200 activity providers and over 3000 activities, is now available in Newton! Parents can search, compare, review, and register for children’s classes, camps, birthdays, and more on Sopico.com. “I realized that parents, including me, struggle to […]

Mendon Twin Drive-In

Mendon Twin Drive-In Improvements!

Phantom Gourmet’s Andelman brothers – Dan, Dave and Michael – have opened the gates to the Mendon Twin Drive-In for the 2015 season. In April, the Mendon Twin Drive-In will host a trio of special events including a carnival, “Welcome Back Night,” and a screening of the UFC 186 fight. Additionally, the Mendon Twin Drive-In […]

Newton Redistricting

Redistricting Proposal Objections

April 25, 2015 Dear Alder People and Members of the School Committee, We are writing to express my strong opposition to the proposed plan to redistrict parts of West Newton out of the Peirce and Newton North district.   Redistricting plans should not move children from walkable to non-walkable schools. We live just 0.7 miles […]

Author Events for Kids from Wondermore

Author Events for Kids from Wondermore

Rita Williams-Garcia Thursday, April 30th, 7 p.m. Wellesley Books 82 Central St. Wellesley Wellesley Books and Wondermore are co-sponsoring a special author reading and book-signing event. We’re thrilled to be hosting Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia. Rita joins us to share her powerful and funny new book, Gone Crazy in Alabama, a companion […]

Newton Taiwan Day

Newton Taiwan Day

Newton Taiwan Day 2015 May 2nd, Saturday 12 – 4 pm Cultural Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in Boston 90 Lincoln Street Newton Highlands

Blue Man Group Partners with Autism Speaks

Blue Man Group Partners with Autism Speaks

In honor of Autism Awareness Month (April), the world-renowned Blue Man Group unveils a yearlong partnership with Autism Speaks; the company pledges to give a $25,000 donation to the cause and will host at least one sensory-friendly show, suitable for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), in each of its markets. Throughout the month of […]

Aquent careers

Hiring In Back Bay Boston at Aquent

We are hiring a Captain of First Impressions (aka receptionist) to work the front desk at the new office. The main things we’re looking for: someone with a great attitude who is friendly, professional and very customer-service focused. This person will greet visitors, answer the phone and keep the entrance clean and organized. Hours will […]

wage gap for women of color, If Paid Equally, What Could MA Women Afford?

If Paid Equally, What Could MA Women Afford?

For Equal Pay Day, New Analysis Reveals the Real Costs of the Wage Gap for Massachusetts’s Women, Families and Economy An analysis released for Equal Pay Day tomorrow shows just how much damage the gender-based wage gap is doing to Massachusetts’s families and economy. Women employed full time in Massachusetts are paid just 82 cents […]

Former President of Finland to Speak in Newton

Former President of Finland to Speak in Newton

Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:00 PM Scandinavian Cultural Center West Newton Finlandia Foundation Boston presents President Tarja Halonen.  A reception will follow.Tickets Free, but reservations required. If there are no seats left, please send Christina Mealey an email to be added to a waiting list. President Tarja Halonen has an impressive and lengthy background in public […]