• FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel

    FREE Movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel

    FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Newton Senior Center 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at the prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protege. Meanwhile, the upscale guests are involved in an art theft and a dispute over a […]

  • 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 […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel

FREE Movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel

FREE Movie Matinee: The Grand Budapest Hotel Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Newton Senior Center 345 Walnut Street, Newtonville Between the world wars, Gustave H, the concierge at the prestigious European hotel, takes a bellboy named Zero as a trusted protege. Meanwhile, the upscale guests are involved in an art theft and a dispute over a […]

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 6-12

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 6-12

Free Badminton for Kids in Grades 6-12 Tuesday, December 23, 2014 (and every Tuesday and Thursday Through June) 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, Tuesdays through June Hyde Community Gym, 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands Free badminton for kids in grades 6-12 (also on Thursdays from 5:30-7:00 p.m.) Bring friends and join the fun! Program sponsored […]

Panties Benefit Seven Bar Foundation

Panties Benefit Seven Bar Foundation

Equinox, the upscale fitness and high performance lifestyle leader, is introducing the perfect holiday gift for the active activist. Equinox is partnering with Empowered by You to offer the Empowered by Equinox panty line. The limited edition, holiday 3-pack of perfect everyday seamless panties, available for $60 at all four Boston Equinox locations, are designed […]

Girl's Winter Vacation Skill Clinic

Girls’ Winter Vacation Soccer Skill Clinic at Valeo FC

Kia McNeil will be holding a Girls’ Winter Vacation Soccer Skill Clinic at Valeo FC. December 29, 30 and 31 9am to Noon Ages 8 – 15 Valeo Sports Center 125 Wells Avenue Newton, MA $195 Register here.    

Go Green Catalog Canceling Initiative

Catalog Canceling Initiative to GO GREEN!

Go Green! CATALOG CANCELING INITIATIVE My elementary school is doing this via our Social Action Committee but I wanted to share with everyone in Newton and invite you all to Go GREEN! As the holiday season is upon us, most households begin to receive an abundance of unwanted sales catalogs. Over 19 billion catalogs are […]

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.  […]