Newton First Blizzard of 2014

Boston Blizzard

Our first snow day in Newton coincides with just one day back at school after winter break. We can expect to get 12 to 16 inches of snow. What will YOU do with this day home? Capability:Mom said that she would be baking. We will be writing Christmas thank you notes! Boston Blizzard Information Boston’s Logan Airport […]

New Ambulatory Care Center Opens Today!

Newton Wellesley Hospital Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Department

Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Department, Spine Center and Pain Management Service are moving to the Hospital’s new Ambulatory Care Center at 159 Wells Avenue in Newton. This new location allows for even closer collaboration between care providers across multiple services, enhancing the overall patient experience. The new location has convenient, free parking and allows […]

Be on the Look Out for White Male in his 30s or 40s GREEN VAN

Newton stranger danger

Newton Police are investigating what they called a “possible kidnapping,” on Wolcott Street on Saturday in Auburndale. An 11-year-old girl was walking on Wolcott when a green minivan stopped on the side of the road. The driver exited the car and lifted its tailgate. The male driver grabbed a shiny object from the car and […]

Newton Election Coverage LIVE at NewTV!

NewTV Newton election coverage

Did you remember to vote today? Are you itching to find out the Newton election results? Watch LIVE general election coverage on NewTV’s Government Channel (Comcast Channel 9 • RCN Channel 13 • Verizon Channel 33) and streaming online here. The pre-election results show starts at 7pm and is followed by the election results coverage at 8pm.  

Newton Makes Top 10 Best Suburbs in America

Newton MA

Newton makes Top 10 Best Suburbs in America according to Movoto. Their study was based on the following desirable factors: -Amenities -Cost of Living -Crime -Education -Employment With a cost of living nearly 60 percent higher than the national average, Newton might not be cheap, but it is a great place to live. Boston, MA suburb Newton, […]

Livability Ranks Newton #68 Best Place to Live

The Top 10 from Livability. They didn’t really account of ratio of median household income to median home price; i.e. affordability so I calculated it and added it. Personally, I love Palo Alto but it’s the least affordable. The wild gyration of median household income to median home price speaks to the town’s two sides […]

Whole Foods 25th Anniversary Community Celebrations!

Whole Foods Newton 25th Celebration

Whole Foods in Newton at Walnut and Beacon is celebrating 25 years with 3 days of events. Please join them in celebrating this milestone! You’re invited! 25th Anniversary Community Appreciation Party! September 6th 6pm-8pm Food, Fun, Prizes and Music in the new café! Come in to celebrate and see how we’ve grown!   25th Anniversary and Grand […]

Child Porn Charges: Newton Math Teacher Steve Chan

Steve Chan, Day Middle School

Steve Chan, Day Middle School math teacher, faces child pornography charges and is being held for $35,000 bail. My oldest had Steve Chan as her 6th grade math teacher and my incoming 6th grader is assigned to his class this year. As a parent who knew him as my child’s homeroom and math teacher, this […]

Newton Makes Top 10 Metro Regions in the U.S. with Most Tech Startups

Kauffman Foundation, Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, 1996–2012

 … high-tech startups are being founded across the country, fueling local and national economic growth. While well-known high tech hubs like San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Boston, and Austin still are important sources of technology entrepreneurship, we find that hightech startups are a pervasive force in communities throughout the country. Kauffman Foundation Research Series: Firm […]

No More Weeds in the Charles River Newton Area!

Charles River Newton MA

My thanks to Kay Khan who has managed to get funds to get rid of invasive aquatic weeds: “I am pleased to announce that $200,000 will be dedicated to the removal of invasive aquatic weeds in the Charles River Lakes District. $125,000 of that is from the $350,000 I was able to secure in the […]