Calling All Vendors: Waban Village Day!

Do you have something to sell; jewelry, crafts, specialty items, artisan breads or foods, cosmetics, clothes, to name a few. Come share your creations with a booth at Waban Village Day, Sunday, May 20th 11am-3pm. This is the 9th Waban Village Day, it takes place in Waban Square on Woodward Street, right off of Beacon Street. This is a […]

Newton Girls Soccer: Referee Jobs for Girls in Grades 6-8

Newton Girls Soccer

Training Dates for NGS Prospective Intramural Soccer Referees   This message concerns training for those youth wishing to become new intramural referees.1.  Training consists of two parts: a 2-hour instructional clinic and an on-field observation session. Both parts must be completed if one wishes to become a referee:The first part, the instructional clinic, will be held: Wednesday, […]

Newton Historical Society Preservation Award Winner Solves Aging Parent Dilemma

Peter Sachs, Newton Architect, Mother in Law addition,

When Peter Sachs found out that his mother, Kay Sachs, had a mild stroke, he and his wife Tracy were worried. She lived nearby in a condo but suddenly that wasn’t close enough. Luckily, he’s a architect so he designed an addition to their house to give his mother privacy so she wouldn’t feel like […]

Please Help Find Missing Boston College Student, Franco Garcia. Have You Seen Him?

Franco Garcia, missing Boston College student,

Franco Garcia, a Boston College Student and brother of a current Day Middle School student, has been missing since Wednesday, February 22.  The Newton Police Department is leading an investigation with Boston College Police and State Police In search of the missing student.   Investigators have said that Franco has not attended class at Boston College since last […]

Newton North Varsity Dance Team Places 2nd at Winter Baystates 2012

Newton North High School Varsity Dance Team places 2nd at Baystates at Braintree High School on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Coached and choreographed by Stephanie Hubbard. Congratulations to the team members and their coach!

Beloved Newton Elementary School Teacher Arrested for Child Porn Charges (Link Roundup) UPDATED

David Ettliger Newton Elementary School Teacher Child Porn charges ILoveNewton

The arrest of David Ettlinger, a second grade teacher at Underwood Elementary School in Newton, is facing charges of possession of child pornography, indecent assault and battery on a child and posing a child in the nude, and this has understandably rocked the Newton community. Here are links to articles: Ex-Newton teacher indicted on six counts of child assault from […]

Newton Library Employee Arraigned on Child Porn Charges (Link Roundup)

Newton library worker Peter Buchanan was lead into Newton District Court… (Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe) I Love Newton

image Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe   When it rains, it pours, apparently. “One week after a Newton elementary school teacher was arrested on child pornography charges, a Newton Free Library staffer has been arraigned on similar charges in Newton District Court.” from Newton Patch “For the second time in two weeks, residents of Newton, which touts its […]