J Briggs & Co. and a Once Upon a Fine Jewelry Story

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There has been a lot of publicity directed toward women in business and why it’s important for women to support each other and work together to make a difference. We all desire to do the best by our families and at the same time be happy and true to ourselves. Not an easy feat, but […]

Still Snow at Killington! GIVEAWAY

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Killington has extended their hours in honor of Spring’s arrival. This year the new season brings big fun in the way of soft snow, later sunsets, and events like the NOR’BEASTER, which includes activities for the whole family on and off the snow! There will be competitions, live music, BBQs, and so much more in store, […]

Newton’s Own The Folklorist Needs Your Help to Win Telly Award

NewTV’s Original Program, The Folklorist, is competing for The People’s Telly Award this year, but they need your help to win. Please go to  link and click on the “thumbs up” icon to vote before April 19th. Thank you for your support for the show and let’s bring home a Telly Award!

Aly Raisman: Dancing with the Stars

Voting is Closed but Let’s Keep Watching and Voting! Oops, I was too late to vote as well, but hopefully she will continue to the next round. Let’s keep watching and voting  here on Facebook or here at ABC.com for future rounds. I’ll try to keep updating as well. Let’s support our hometown neighbor, Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnast Aly […]

Saving Lincoln Film by My Friend Matt!

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Lincoln Movie with Technology Breakthrough Twist Almost 30 years ago, Matt Stasior met Sal Litvak at Harvard the first week freshman year. They became fast friends as they rowed crew for 3 ½ years. After Harvard, Matt went to Bain and Company to work with Mitt Romney and Sal went to law school. After law school, Sal […]

BU Study of Kids’ Moods: Online Survey

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Online survey for parents of children ages 3-17. Win Amazon gift card! (Boston area) Are you the parent of a child between the ages of 3-17? You may be eligible to participate in a study at Boston University about the moods, feelings, and behaviors of children in the community. Participation requires completing a 30-minute online […]

Nonantum Boxing for Moms and Kids

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Newton Boxing for Moms and Kids It all started with my mom friend Penny. She saw her brother during the holidays, and he had those Star Trek Cardasian trapezius muscles bulging out of his neck. He got them from boxing in the Bronx. She, too, wanted to whip herself into shape through boxing. She put […]

Newton Has Talent! Win $1000!

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Enter Newton Talent Show Afkham at L’Aroma Cafe just told me about this Newton Talent Show. The winner takes home $1000! Newton Has Talent is open to all acts that can perform on stage: Acts must be unsigned local talent with at least one member either residing in or attending a school in Newton, MA […]

Great Yoga Class in Newton

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Yoga in Newton I recently discovered a great unheated Vinyasa yoga class in Newton at The Windsor Club taught by Dawn Davis. I had been taking yoga for years from my dear friend Bea Abascal of Hola Yoga. Alas, she is on hiatus right now so I went searching for something similar. My mom friend Katherine […]

Art for Sale

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Fine Art from Waltham Corporation for Sale These paintings were acquired by a Boston-based company through the acquisition of a now defunct Waltham-based company. Most of these paintings were commissioned for the Waltham company but it didn’t fit in with the decor of the company who purchased them so these paintings have been stored away. […]