Worst Cities for STEM Jobs

2015′s Best and Worst Metro Areas for STEM Professionals

With “getting a better job” being one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions in the U.S. and STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs expected to grow 1.7 times faster than non-STEM professions between 2008 and 2018, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best & Worst Metro Areas […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jennifer Price Lame Duck at NNHS?

Jennifer Price Principal at Newton North High School

Dear North Community: As I hope you know, I love Newton North and have been honored to serve as Principal for the last 8 ½ years.  Yet, I have reached a point in my career where it makes sense for me to think about leading a district.  As a result, I decided to apply to […]

Whole Foods Donates Turkeys to Needy Families

Whole Foods Donates Turkeys to Newton Families in Need

On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, Whole Foods Market Newtonville donated twelve turkeys and all the fixings for Thanksgiving to the Boys & Girls Club of Newton to give to families in need.  Jessica Cann, Marketing Team Leader & Community Liaison at Whole Foods Market Newtonville, along with fellow co-workers Eddy Boonchuilier and Larry of the […]

Newton Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Newton Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Newton Holiday Lighting Ceremony Thursday, December 4, 2014 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM Newton Cultural Center at City Hall 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton Join in a spirited sing-along of holiday favorites with the award-winning Stacey Peasley Band. Beloved by audiences young and old, the band’s joyful style is sure to get the whole family singing […]

Newton Needham Chamber offers MBA scholarship

Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business

The Newton Needham Chamber has entered into a partnership with Northeastern University’s  D’Amore-McKim School of Business to offer a $20,000  MBA scholarship to an employee at a qualified Chamber member company annually. “We are thrilled to partner with the Newton-Needham Chamber to provide this annual scholarship to a Chamber member who joins our world-class Executive […]

The Onion Features Lincoln Eliot Elementary School

The Onion Features Lincoln Eliot Elementary School

Wow, a Newton elementary school is featured in The Onion, the well known satirical website!  image from The Onion Elementary Schoolers Depressed After Getting Look At Voters Filing Out Of Gymnasium NEWTON, MA—Looking out their classroom windows at the masses of dejected and weary adults throughout the school day, students at Lincoln Eliot Elementary School told […]

2014 Children’s Champions Honored

2014 Children’s Champions Honored

During the John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton’s 60th Annual Meeting, five long-time Club supporters were inducted into the first class of Children’s Champions Honorees.   Each year, a small class of visionaries, leaders, and top performers who are/were responsible for helping the organization grow and thrive throughout its 100 year history will […]

Newton: #8 Smartest Suburb in Country

Seal Beach smartest suburb

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, […]