• 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 […]

  • Free Puppet Show at Newton Free Library

    Free Show for Kids at Newton Free Library

    Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Newton Free Library 330 Homer St. Newton Centre Druker Auditorium The Hampstead Stage presents Pinocchio, recommended for grades K-8. Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio is the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of pine. Join the wooden marionette on his journey […]

  • Otis Best Street in Greater Boston

    Otis Best Street in Greater Boston

    Boston Globe 2015 Top Spots to Live: The Best Streets in Greater Boston chose Otis Street in Newton! The Globe featured the largest, fanciest Victorians for their article, but there are also more modest yet lovely homes on Otis Street. OTIS STREET / NEWTON In less than a mile, Otis Street has two sections: one […]

  • 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: 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!



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 […]

Free Puppet Show at Newton Free Library

Free Show for Kids at Newton Free Library

Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Newton Free Library 330 Homer St. Newton Centre Druker Auditorium The Hampstead Stage presents Pinocchio, recommended for grades K-8. Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio is the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of pine. Join the wooden marionette on his journey […]

Otis Best Street in Greater Boston

Otis Best Street in Greater Boston

Boston Globe 2015 Top Spots to Live: The Best Streets in Greater Boston chose Otis Street in Newton! The Globe featured the largest, fanciest Victorians for their article, but there are also more modest yet lovely homes on Otis Street. OTIS STREET / NEWTON In less than a mile, Otis Street has two sections: one […]

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 […]