• Dr. Dax Guenther Plastic Surgeon Hingham MA

    Why Do People Get Plastic Surgery? It’s Complicated

    Scan the Internet, magazines, and newspapers and you’ll find stories daily about plastic surgery or some other form of cosmetic enhancement such as BOTOX® injections. Harder to locate, however, are articles about why these procedures remain as popular as ever and what leads individuals to make these changes to their bodies. The number of cosmetic […]

  • Dr. Gary Small

    How to Lower Odds of Dementia

    Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging at the David Geffen School of Medicine has these insights on how to stay mentally alert as we age (shared on the UCLA Magazine, April 2015, Mental Crossfit by Dan Gordon ’85): […]

  • TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins

    Book launch party for Mitali Perkins at Newtonville Books!

    Book launch party for TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins April 26th, 4 p.m. Newtonville Books in Newton Centre The book is for children grades 2-5, and just earned a starred review from School Library Journal: ★ (School Library Journal) Gr 3-6–Set in the lush Sundarbans natural region of Bengal, this quiet, gripping tale emphasizes the deep but often fragile connection that […]

  • Emmy Award-winning SciGirls TV series

    Emmy Award-winning SciGirls TV series

    Emmy Award-winning SciGirls TV series is debuting this April on PBS KIDS! The eagerly-anticipated third season is all about citizen science and features six new episodes starring real girls who are seriously into science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM! Along with their mentors, they are on a mission to inspire and empower girls everywhere […]

  • hipstitch grand reopening

    HipStitch Grand Reopening with New Offerings!

    1276 Washington Street, West Newton Come see our new space and have fun with the Hipstitch staff! Explore the new studio and take in all of the inspiring, creative decor. Enjoy some sewing-themed treats and make a free craft or hand-sewn project.  Come check out their new, amazing space! Open House (all ages, free crafts) […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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Wellesley: Hiring Dermatology Practice Manager

Wellesley: Hiring Dermatology Practice Manager

Dermatology Practice Manager A state-of-the-art office in the Newton-Wellesley, MA area is seeking a full-time Practice Manager. The practice provides a full range of medical and cosmetic dermatological services, led by board-certified dermatologists, and supported by a comprehensive staff of nurses, medical assistants, front-office and billing personnel. Patient records, scheduling and billing information is managed […]

Dr. Dax Guenther Plastic Surgeon Hingham MA

Why Do People Get Plastic Surgery? It’s Complicated

Scan the Internet, magazines, and newspapers and you’ll find stories daily about plastic surgery or some other form of cosmetic enhancement such as BOTOX® injections. Harder to locate, however, are articles about why these procedures remain as popular as ever and what leads individuals to make these changes to their bodies. The number of cosmetic […]

Newton Public Schools Buying Aquinas School

Newton Public Schools Buying Aquinas School

April 17, 2015 Dear Newton Community, As many of you are aware, we are in an exciting time of facilities renovations and expansion within the Newton Public Schools.  The Angier School will be completed in December with Zervas and Cabot not far behind. I want to make you aware of some exciting news related to […]

Dr. Gary Small

How to Lower Odds of Dementia

Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and the Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging at the David Geffen School of Medicine has these insights on how to stay mentally alert as we age (shared on the UCLA Magazine, April 2015, Mental Crossfit by Dan Gordon ’85): […]

Newton North High School, NNHS

Newton South Ranks as Best High School

2015 Niche Rankings ranks high schools in Massachusetts. Niche ranked 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics, as well as opinions from 280,000 parents and students. How do the high schools in Newton stack up? Newton North High School clocks in at number 15. Newton South High School made the list at number 22. […]

newton teachers contract

Help Newton Teachers Get Contract

Dear Friends, I’m writing to request your help. You may be aware that since this past September, all Newton teachers have been working without a contract. This is each and every faculty member, in every single public school throughout Newton. The dispute that our teachers are having with the School Committee is one of compensation […]

TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins

Book launch party for Mitali Perkins at Newtonville Books!

Book launch party for TIGER BOY by Mitali Perkins April 26th, 4 p.m. Newtonville Books in Newton Centre The book is for children grades 2-5, and just earned a starred review from School Library Journal: ★ (School Library Journal) Gr 3-6–Set in the lush Sundarbans natural region of Bengal, this quiet, gripping tale emphasizes the deep but often fragile connection that […]

Superintendent Fleishman’s Commencement Speech Controversy

NNHS Interim Principal Announced!

April 14, 2015 Dear Newton North Community, As you are aware, I have decided to name an interim principal for the 2015-16 school year.  I am very pleased to let you know that Mark Aronson, who was planning to retire from his position as a housemaster this June, will be staying at North for an […]

Superintendent Fleishman’s Commencement Speech Controversy

New School District Lines Being Drawn

March 24, 2015 Dear Families, As many of you are aware, this is an exciting time of elementary school facilities renovation and expansion in the Newton Public Schools.  Because the new schools will have expanded capacity to address our enrollment growth, and we currently have elementary schools that are overcrowded, we have a Student Assignment […]

Pali Overnight Adventures CA Sleep Away Camp

Pali Overnight Adventures CA Sleep Away Camp

Pali Overnight Adventures is taking Kumbaya to a whole new level by offering extreme escapades. The California-based sleep-away camp is now offering 21 highly unique summer camps…Flying Trapeze to Hollywood Stunt Camp, Secret Agent Camp, Rock Star Academy (and more)! Instead of cliché camp activities, kids have 50+ options to choose from like yoga, ziplining, […]

"Fiesta for the Arts” Benefit for Arsenal Center for the Arts

“Fiesta for the Arts” Benefit for Arsenal Center for the Arts

“Fiesta for the Arts” Honoring Watertown’s own Roberta Miller To Benefit the Arsenal Center For The Arts! The Arsenal Center For The Arts will host its annual spring benefit on May 19, 2015honoring Watertown arts activist and Arsenal Center founding member Roberta Miller with this year’s Charles Mosesian award for Support of the Arts. Fiesta […]

Drive for Uber

Part-Time Work for Women as Driver-Partners for Uber

Have you ever thought about working as a driver for Uber? It just might be the perfect “mom hours” job! My 92-year-old mother just stopped drively recently and my sister has arranged her transportation via Uber because she can track where my mom is during her commute in the Uber car. What You Need to Know: […]