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MA is 8th Best State to Have a Baby

MA #8th best place to have a baby

To give expectant parents an idea of the delivery costs, health-care accessibility and baby-friendliness of each state, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 17 key metrics. Our data set ranges from “hospital Caesarean-delivery charges” to “annual average infant-care costs” to “number of pediatricians per capita.” Having a Baby in […]

Newton Police Ask Residents for Feedback

Newton Police Ask Residents for Feedback

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Comprehensive Strategy to Remediate Lead

Comprehensive Strategy to Remediate Lead

Dear Residents, Because of national health concerns about lead in drinking water, City departments and I took the unprecedented step to identify public drinking water sources and water systems, to test for lead, and to remediate problems identified in the last three months. Earlier this week, we released the following information to further update our […]

Water Fountains Shut Off in Newton Parks

Water Fountains Shut Off in Newton Parks

On May 17, the City was notified that an external drinking fountain at Family Access of Newton was found to have elevated lead levels. This fountain was turned off. After learning about this, the City decided to proactively test 7 public drinking fountains in the City’s parks to determine whether further action needed to be […]

Joli Savons: Natural Beauty Products by Newton Resident

Joli Savons Rose Facial Toner

I have been going to my hair stylist for more than eighteen years. She’s the Creative Director at Safar on Newbery Street and has fierce style. She’s been experimenting with all natural beauty products and has come up with her own line of body scrubs, face products and even deodorants! The packaging is beautiful too. […]

Massachusetts Ranked 2nd in Nation for Child Well-Being

Massachusetts Ranked 2nd in Nation for Child Well-Being

Massachusetts Ranked 2nd in Nation for Child Well-Being. Children in Massachusetts lead the nation in educational achievement and also rank highly in health measures, but more than one in seven live in poverty, according to the 2016 KIDS COUNT® Data Book from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The annual report measures child well-being state-by-state across four […]

Rancatore’s Open at The Street

Rancatore's Open at The Street

The Street announces small batch ice cream store Rancatore’s will open tomorrow, June 17th, in The Pop-Up, its storefront devoted exclusively to a rotating mix of local brands. Rancatore’s will occupy the space through August 21st, bringing flavors such as Tiger Milk, Hydrox Cookie, Orange Fennel, and Dulce de Leche to The Street during the height of summer. The Pop-Up at The […]

The Folklorist Awarded Two More Emmy® Awards

The Folklorist Awarded Two More Emmy® Awards

The Folklorist Awarded Two More Emmy® Awards NewTV’s original program receives two Boston/New England Emmy® Awards NewTV’s Co-Directors of Original Programming, Andrew Eldridge and Angela Harrer, won two additional Emmy® Awards on Saturday, June 4 at the Westin Copley Place for their work on The Folklorist. One award was for Photographer Short Form and the […]

4 Newton Residents Make 50 Richest in MA

4 Newton Residents Make 50 Richest in MA

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest in the Bay State. For the list of the top 50, visit the AffluenceIQ database. The first 30 are billionaires. Newton residents include #1, #6, #17, and #35. 1) Sheldon G. Adelson, 83, Newton. Net worth: $26.4 billion Born poor in Boston, Adelson is a casino mogul […]