Links from Newton News Blogs

We’re lucky that there are lots of publications specific to Newton. I rounded up some interesting clippings:   Newton Patch: Vote for your Newton favorite parks, restaurants, and services. Please vote in their survey!   Newton in Boston.com:  Atrium Mall in Chestnut Hill purchased by Bulfinch Cos. and will be converted to medical and office […]

Rowers: Newton Athlete Heads to the London Olympic Games!

Don’t Forget The Rowers! UPDATE (July 30, 2012): Gevvie Stone, who is competing in the women’s single sculls event, placed third in her heat with a time of 7:33.68. The time qualified her for a spot in the event quarterfinals. Newton Patch —————— 27-year-old Newton athlete Gevvie Stone is yet another local Bostonian headed to London for the summer olympic in […]

Fun Stuff To Do For Kids in Newton This Summer

Stuff to Do With Kids in Newton and Boston Need ideas for Camp Mom or for a fun weekend Staycation? Try these fun summer activities! Can you suggest more fun things to do around Newton? 1. Explore the Charles River by canoe, kayak or paddle board. Charles River Canoe and Kayak can outfit you in […]

30th Anniversary for Women Cantors Network!

Congratulations to the Women Cantors Network who recently celebrated its 30th anniversary at a conference in Newton.  This is big news because for centuries, women were not allowed to lead prayers in the synagogue, and now, starting in the 70s for Reform cantors and the 80s for Conservative cantors when they were first ordained in the […]

NewTV features Local Artists – The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II

Who even knew that NewTV had a art gallery? I certainly didn’t. But they do – just outside the offices -and showcase many talented local artists (previously featured artists include Marian Dioguardi and Coleman Rogers) and save the date for the Gallery Reception of The Small Stage: Still Life, Part II on July 18th, 7-9 […]

Newton Farmer’s Markets Open This Week!

Farmers Markets in Newton I am excited for Newton’s Farmer’s Markets to open this week! I go to both some weeks. Friday’s has better parking but a more limited selection. Tuesdays also has the ice cream truck parked inside with premium ice cream as a way to get the kids to come along without complaining. […]

FREE package of Scratch & Sniff Stickers from Green Planet Kids!

CALLING ALL KIDS! Celebrate the end of another great year of school! Come pick out a FREE package of Scratch & Sniff Stickers! *** This special reward is for children who have just finished Pre-School through Grade 8.*** Children must be present to receive their free stickers, and accompanied by an adult. One offer per […]

Newton Artists: Join the BoxART Movement!

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Have you noticed the gorgeous artwork that has been beautifying the city on those drab electrical boxes? On all 4 sides too! Newton BoxArt projects are everywhere. We saw our guy working on his below on Commonwealth Avenue at Washington Blvd. It’s timely! And coincides well because this is the turn to the bottom of Boston […]

Defending Jacob by Newton’s Own William Landay and Set in Cold Spring Park!

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My Mom Friend Melissa told me her Dad Friend Brian told her about a book written NY Times best selling author from Newton and set in Cold Spring Park. I go to the dog park a lot with my dog so I was intrigued. It turns out that Brian was William’s old neighbor from West […]

Newton News: Newton Developing into Russian Enclave, and Special Education Trend in MA

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Some interesting links on Newton: Mass. suburb develops into a Russian enclave. The Mass. suburb that the Boston.com article refers to is Newton! Russian immigrants have become part of the character of the Boston suburb of Newton. More than 9% of people in the town report Russian ancestry, according to the U.S. Census, and residents […]