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 […]

Engine 6 Project: Low Income Housing in Waban Round Up

Here’s a round up of links on the Engine 6 Project which is housing for homeless people. Mayor faces heat for housing stance from The Boston Globe. With his reelection campaign underway, Mayor Setti Warren of Newton stunned some of his supporters and gave grist to his opponents when he came out against funding a […]

Auburndale Commuter Rail Accessibility Project

Auburndale commuter rail

On Wednesday, July 10 (7:30 -9 PM), a community meeting will be held at The  Village Bank, 307 Auburn St. in Auburndale, to discuss the Auburndale commuter rail accessibility project. The MBTA project team and its architect will provide a slide presentation and answer questions about the design of the Auburndale station and plans to […]

Newton’s 4th of July

Newton MA 4th of July Celebration

For the past 24 years, Newton Community Pride has sponsored the July 4th Festivities for the City of Newton. With the help of our sponsors, this celebration has been totally free to the public. Like most non-profit organizations, Newton Community Pride is feeling the pinch of the present economic crisis. We cannot continue without your […]

E. Coli at Newton Wellesley Hospital and What to Look For

e Coli, Newton Wellesley Hospital

An importnat note from Michael A. Lew, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, on behalf of the Newton-Wellesley Hospital Infectious Diseases Service: Three cases of E. Coli that have been diagnosed so far have occurred in middle-aged females, two of whom reside in Wellesley, and one in Waltham.   Be on the lookout for new cases of bloody diarrhea. […]

Boston Marathon Puzzle Fundraiser For OneFund

Boston One Fund puzzle

Ceaco, a manufacturer of jigsaw puzzles and family games based in Newton MA, will produce a special limited edition jigsaw puzzle based on the iconic Boston Magazine cover in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The 550 piece puzzle will retail for a suggested $10 and Ceaco will donate 100% of its proceeds […]

Multiple Emmy Nominations for The Folklorist

Folklorist, NewTV, emmy nominations

NewTV is proud to announce that for the second year in a row our original program, The Folklorist, has received multiple Emmy® nominations from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences/New England in the three categories below: HISTORICAL/CULTURAL PROGRAM/SPECIAL
Andrew Eldridge, Producer John Horrigan, Host Jesse Kreitzer, Producer Melinda Garfield, Associate Producer PROGRAM – HOST/MODERATOR […]

Global Education (GELF) Benefit Dinner

GELF Dinner Newton MA, NNHS, NSHS

An Evening of International Cuisine, Fine Wines and Dancing – while Supporting GELF Please join GELF in a benefit dinner to help fund scholarships for Newton High School Students to travel abroad. Dinner and Dancing Saturday, April 6th 6:30-11:00 PM Post 440, Nonantum Tickets to attend or to fund a teacher to attend can be […]

L’Aroma Cafe for Newton Open Studios

Newton Open Studios, Newton MA, art showings, L'Aroma Cafe

When: April 6th and 7th, 11 am to 5 pm Where: L’Aroma Cafe, Location #11 Price: FREE! What: Newton Open Studios Stop Why: Shop for gifts or just browse 7 artists to exhibit Newton Open Studios A great mix of talent – jewelry, ceramics, photography, hand-crafted accessories, fabric pillows, pastel landscapes and abstract works of art. Newton […]