Newton Teen Suicides Noted in New York Times article

Newton Suicides Noted in New York Times article

New Jersey School District Eases Pressure on Students, Baring an Ethnic Divide A packed Board of Education meeting this month at Grover Middle School in West Windsor, N.J., where a districtwide debate that often splits along racial lines is underway about the pressure put on students there to succeed. The issue of the stresses felt by […]

Valeo F.C. Selected as Academy Team

Valeo F.C. Selected to Join U.S. Soccer Development Academy

Valeo F.C. Selected to Join U.S. Soccer Development Academy

Newton Police: You’ve Got the Right to File a Complaint on a Cop

File a Complaint on a Cop

Once a year, Newton Police Department, in compliance with national accreditation standards, reminds citizens of their right to file citizen complaints. Complaints against police officers may be made verbally or in writing. Confidentiality will be insured. Complaints in writing may be hand delivered to a superior officer at the Newton Police Department, or mailed to […]

Newton Snow and Ice Control Plan

Newton Snow and Ice Control Plan

Dear Resident,  As we enter the winter months, I am writing today to share some useful information about our plan to address snowfall this year, and most importantly to get your feedback. Last winter’s unprecedented snow challenged us all. For the first time in our city’s history, we have developed a comprehensive Snow and Ice […]

Newton #315 for College Experience (#12 worst)

Newton #315 for College Experience

With college-application deadlines approaching and campus tours in the offing, WalletHub ranked 326 U.S. cities and towns that promise the best combination of academic, social and economic opportunities for students.   Here’s what Wallethub ranked the college experience in Newton, with 1 being the best, and 163 average: 315th – Adjusted Cost of Living for […]

Weekday Nursery School Accepting Applications

Weekday Nursery School is now accepting applications for next fall. 54 Lincoln St. Newton Highlands, MA 02461 Their flyer is here: img-Z08111131-0001

Restoration of Newton’s Oldest Burying Ground

Restoration of Newton's Oldest Burying Ground

Mayor Setti Warren announced today that Newton’s efforts to restore and preserve its historic East Parish Burying Ground have advanced with the award of a $50,000 matching grant from the Massachusetts Historical Commission. “We are grateful that the Massachusetts Historical Commission selected Historic Newton for this valuable grant,” Mayor Warren said.  “The grant will be […]

Newton #7 Most Affluent in MA

Newton #7 Most Affluent in MA

The Boston Business Journal’s “Rich State, Poor State: The Most—and Least—Affluent Communities in Massachusetts” ranked Newton the No. 7 most-affluent community.  According to BBJ, Newton’s Stats are: Population: 86,241 Median household income: $119,148 Median home value: $696,500 Percent of workers earning $100,000+: 28.8 percent Adults with advanced degrees: 48.7 percent Top 10 affluent communities: Dover […]

FREE Yoga Classes all week at NEW Artemis Yoga!

Artemis Yoga in Watertown MA

Liz Padula of Auburndale has opened a new yoga studio in Watertown, Massachusetts! To kick off her the opening, she’s offering FREE classes all week! Classes begin on Monday Dec 7th with free classes all week Monday the 7th through Saturday the 12th. Artemis Yoga 639 Mt. Auburn Street Watertown, MA 02472 The schedule is […]

Ethnic Makeup of Newton

Ethnic Makeup of Newton

According to the latest Census statistics available  2010), Newton’s population made up of: 82.3 percent white 2.5 percent African American 0.1 percent American Indian and Alaska native 11.5 percent Asian 0 percent Hawaiian 2.4 percent two ore more races 4.1 percent Hispanic. How does that compare to the rest of the state? Massachusetts statistics are: […]