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 […]

Brewer’s Coalition: Newton Gastropub

Brewer's Coalition, Newton pub, Newton gastropub, Newton restaurant, new restaurant Newton, sliders

I’d heard good things about the new Gastropub in Newtonville, Brewer’s Coalition, so we brought along our  middle child in 5th grade who is our most adventurous eater to check it out. She enjoyed feeling like an only child. Lunch at the Brewer’s Coalition The hostess gave our daughter a child’s menu and a coloring […]

Newton Override Link Round Up

Newton Override, Newton tax increase, Newton schools

Newton Override Passes If you are new to Newton and want to know about the Newton tax override, I have a round up of links. This is only the second tax override to pass in Newton. The first was to renovate and build Newton’s High Schools. What does the override mean to Newton’s citizens and […]

Newton is Safest City!

safest city in United States, Newton safest city

Newton Safest City in United States My Mom Friend Lynn was robbed a few weeks ago. Someone entered her  house (ok, the door wasn’t locked) and made off with her jewelry. Down the street, our friend Debbie noticed a strange man walking through her backyard and called the neighbor to see if work was being […]

Newton’s New Indoor Winter Farmer’s Market

Newton Indoor Winter Farmers Market

Newton has started its own Winter Farmers’ Market, which runs on Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Hyde Community Center in Newton Highlands. I visited today and guess what I found? Crisp and Delicious Apples! Fresh Salad Greens! Hydroponic! Artisanal Cheese! Lovely soaps! Artisanal Pasta from Nella Pasta. Maple syrup from a […]