NewTV’s FREE House of Haunts

NewTV’s FREE House of Haunts

It’s that time of the year again when ghouls and goblins will be out looking for a scare! NewTV’s fourth annual House of Haunts is a free family-friendly event offering fun and games for the kids, a costume parade, a scavenger hunt and more. The event runs from 4:00pm-7:00pm on Thursday, October 27th, NewTV Studios […]

Newton’s Only Billionaire…

Newton's Only Billionaire...

There are six billionaires in Massachusetts according to Fortune Magazine, who came out with their newest Fortune 400. Of these six billioniares in MA, only one is from Newton. Can you guess? Jim Davis of  New Balance is ranked No. 94 in the country with a net worth of $5.2 billion. Top 10 Billionaires in the US: […]

Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

Are you an artist, artisan, or have a craft product or home business that you want to promote for the holiday season? Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington (319 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474). We can have 16 vendors and have a few spots left. We expect 250-300 people to […]

Trick or Treat at The Street Oct 22

Trick or Treat at The Street

THE STREET TO HOST ITS WILDLY POPULAR HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA, TRICK-OR-TREAT AT THE STREET,  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016 from 1PM to 4PM Photo Credit: The Street The Street announces its wildly popular Halloween extravaganza, Trick-or-Treat at The Street, will return on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm. With hundreds of adults and children expected to attend, […]

Later School Start Community Forum

late school start

Dear Families, Last year, I shared information with you about the important work Newton is doing to examine the impact of high school start times on students. Since Newton began its work, several other districts across the state have begun to investigate whether a change in high school start time is right for their district. […]

Local Authors Sought for Arlington Book Festival

Local Authors Sought for Arlington Book Festival

Local Authors Sought *Calling all Local Authors for Arlington Book Festival *Robbins Library is bringing back the Arlington Book Festival on Saturday November 5. Local authors are encouraged to submit an application <https://robbinslibrary.wordpress.com/arlington-book-festival-2016/> to participate in this festival. The number of applications we receive and the areas of interest and expertise among our applicants will […]

Beware of IRS Phone Scam

Beware of the IRS Phone Scam

Here’s what IRS.gov has to say about just one variation of a phone scam. An excerpt from the page: If you receive an unexpected call from someone claiming to be from the IRS, here are some of the telltale signs to help protect yourself. The IRS will never: – Call to demand immediate payment using a […]

FREE Walk-in Flu Shot Clinics in Newton

REE Walk-in Flu Shot Clinics in Newton

Be Wise & Immunize! Join Newton-Wellesley Hospital for a FREE Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic Near You Open to adults ages 18 and older   Tuesday October 11, 4-7pm Wikstrom Surgical Center Lobby/East Entrance Newton-Wellesley Hospital   Thursday, October 20, 1-4pm Jewish Community Center 333 Nahanton Street, Newton   Friday, October 28, 1-4pm Wikstrom Surgical Center […]

Hurricane Matthew Preparedness

Hurricane Matthew Preparedness

Bring in outdoor furniture, charging batteries, emergency kits, and more. With the possible threat of Hurricane Matthew following a track that could have a major impact on New England this weekend, the Arlington Fire Department and Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) recommends actions that people can take to minimize the potential damage from this storm. – […]

MA College Rankings: U.S. News & World Report

MA College Rankings: U.S. News & World Report

According to U.S. News and World Report, the top college in the United States is … Princeton! The highest ranking Massachusetts colleges are Harvard University at #2, MIT at #7, Tufts University at #27, Boston College at #31, Brandeis University at #34, and Boston University and Northeastern University tied at #39. 1. Princeton University (NJ) 2. Harvard University […]