Book Giveaway: Rebel Moms by Davina Rhine

Rebel Moms

Rebel Moms: The Off-Road Map for the Off-Road Mom by Davina Rhine Congrats to Becca! You won the book!   Review written by Leah Drichel for The Bloomington Roller Derby Examiner: Reader Review of Rebel Moms: “In the current political climate, with the Occupy Movement, and people across the globe beginning to take a stand for what they […]

St. Patrick’s Day Concert & Party by New Philharmonia Orchestra

New Philharmonia Orchestra, St. Patrick's Day Concert, Newton

The New Philharmonia Orchestra is bringing a fantastic St. Patrick’s Day concert to Newton. The event combines classical music, traditional Celtic music, and audience sing-a-long favorites for an evening of great community fun! The event kicks off with a party featuring traditional Irish fare, a craft beer tasting, and strolling Irish musicians. Performances will follow […]

Meet Best Women’s Travel Writing Contributor Carol Reichert

Carol Reichert, Best Women's Travel Writing, Lavinia Spaulding

Carol Reichert writes in the sensory deprivation chamber that is the Newton, Massachusetts public library. She has served as a midwife to a cow giving birth in New Zealand, danced flamenco in the mountain caves outside of Granada, and learned lomi lomi massage in Hawaii. In addition to writing, she dances flamenco in Boston and Spain […]

Wellness Day – To Support Cancer Patients and Their Caregivers

Well Within Massage and Integrative Health is offering a FREE Wellness day to support cancer patients and their caregivers. WHEN Sunday, March 18th from 10 am – 4 pm. WHAT Deborah Hunter-Jones, LMT is providing 30 min Oncology Massage sessions Brynn Kessler, Lic Ac is providing 60 min Acupunture sessions Dina Abbondante, LMT and Yoga instructor, is providing 45 min yoga classes Susan Altman, […]

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 […]

Spring Mulching: Get Free Compost from the Newton Recycling Center While It Lasts!

free compost to Newton Residents ILoveNewton.com

Compost Available FREE to residents Once again, small quantities of screened (3/4″ minus) compost are available to Newton residents at Rumford Ave, free of charge.  Residents can fill small buckets, containers, etc. for their own use on their own properties for small projects. No businesses or commercial trucks allowed.  Compost will be available on a first […]

Materials Accepted at the Recycling Depot in Newton

recycling rules, Newton, recyling depot, ILoveNewton.com

I find that I need a constant reminder of what is allowed in the recycle bin and what is not. The City of Newton sends out a flyer once a year and I save that but it seems to go missing when I have a question. Note that Alkaline batteries have a newish policy: No alkaline […]

Disposing Needles and Lancets in Newton: New State Law Prohibits Sharps Disposal in Trash

Needles Lancets Sharps disposal in Newton MA ILoveNewton.com

Sharps Disposal Information for Newton residents: Sharps are needles and lancets used at home to inject medicine into people or pets. Properly disposing of sharps helps keep potentially harmful products out of the waste stream. A new state law takes effect July 1, 2012 that prohibits people from disposing of needles and lancets in the trash. […]