• Fleuri Designs

    Fleuri Designs Fall Open House

    Fleuri Designs, is hosting a Fall Open House this Thursday and Friday (details below). There will be lots of great vendors and Fleuri Designs will be offering fall plants, fresh flowers, succulents, permanent botanicals and more! Event is free and open to everyone.

  • Common Ground Pop Up Market 2017

    Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market

    Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington (319 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474). Common Ground in Arlington Third Annual Holiday Pop Up Market October 15th, Sunday from 11am-3pm   Arlington Recycling Committee: Advocating and supporting local initiatives to promote solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and more. ArtSpan – Munroe Center […]

  • Hope Walks

    Registration Open for HopeWalks

      Registration Open now for HopeWalks! Newton-Wellesley Hospital has announced that online registration is now “live” for the eighth annual Hope Walks event to be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017. One of Newton-Wellesley’s most beloved traditions, Hope Walks is a 3.3-mile walk to benefit patients of the Vernon Cancer Center. Proceeds from the fundraiser […]

  • Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017!

  • Summertime at The Street FREE Series

    Summertime at The Street FREE Series

    Summertime at The Street series remains in full effect. There are five complimentary events each week, ranging from the popular Kick It By Eliza fitness class to Berklee College of Music performances to Children’s Dance Parties, as well as special events like Barry’s x Best Buddies and Summertime Savasana, Yoga Under the Stars. All events are free and open to the […]

  • Soliciting Donations for Silk Road Gala

    Soliciting Donations for Silk Road Gala

    ATASK (Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence) is seeking donations for the silent action for its annual fundraiser, the Silk Road Gala. Please save the date and contact Christina Ayala if you want to make a donation to this worthy cause. Cristina Ayala Co-Executive Director Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence PO Box 120108 Boston, […]

  • August Events from Historic Newton

    AUGUST EVENTS FROM HISTORIC NEWTON  Ongoing through January 2018 FREED FROM THE FRAME: BEYOND THE CHILDHOOD PORTRAIT Our exhibit displays six portraits of children from Historic Newton’s collection and also tells what happened to each child in adulthood. The lives of the children in the portraits reflect major events and cultural shifts in 19th century America, […]

  • Barry's free fitness class

    Barry’s Fundraiser Fitness Event for Best Buddies

    BARRY’S HOSTS INDOOR/OUTDOOR CLASS FOR BEST BUDDIES WITH A COOLDOWN FLOW BY LULULEMON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017 at 6:30PM AT THE STREET IN CHESTNUT HILL This event is $10. Offering the ultimate summer workout for a great cause, BARRY’S is teaming up with lululemon and hosting a fitness class in support of Best Buddies on […]

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

Sharing information about why Newton, Massachusetts is a great place to live and raise a family. If you are thinking of moving to Newton, or have recently moved here, we'd like to help you get settled in. Feel free to ask questions and you'll get unbiased answers. Welcome!

Williams Elementary School Auction!

Williams Elementary School Auction!

Our auction date is fast approaching! The Williams Auction opens for bidding on January 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM EST. Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support our elementary school. Our PTO funds numerous programs not covered by the Newton school system such as Creative Arts & Sciences, Child Abuse Prevention programs, […]

Winter Soccer Training for Boys and Girls

GPS Boston Soccer Winter Tryouts

Dear 2006 Soccer Player, GPS Boston Tryouts are taking place this Winter and we invite you to tryout!!! The GPS-MA Premier program is for young players who aspire to achieve excellence in their game.  Our emphasis is player-centric with development the number one priority. We focus on the technical, tactical, physical and psychological development of […]

Furant-Kenrick House and Grounds of Historic Newton

FREE Reading Program for Kids at Historic Newton? Interest?

My name is Max Metz and I am the Manager at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds of Historic Newton. I contacted you on Facebook about an idea we have been thinking about at our museums and I wanted to ask if anyone would be interested in a FREE reading weekly activity for kids that we would host. […]

Pre-College Summer Scholarship Opportunity Marist College

Summer Pre-College Program Scholarship Opportunity

If you are a mom of a high school student who has an interest in drama, this one is for you. Summer Pre-College Program Scholarship Opportunity Two years ago my daughter Morgan attended the Summer Pre-College program at Marist College. The course was such a positive experience for Morgan, our family has maintained close communication […]

Parking Hazard on Auburn Street

Parking Hazard on Auburn Street

Did anyone else notice  the defect of the curbing being to high from the street level on Auburn Street on the Village Bank block? It appears that a remedy is required to prevent other cars from being damaged on the front bumpers.  The easiest, and least costly, remedy is to raise the level of paving in […]

Tips to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Tips to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Tips to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day: 1) Organize your workplace, school or community group. Maximize your impact by organizing a group to serve the community with an activity done at your own location in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Choose a local charity and determine the best way for your group to show […]

Henry Turner

Threat to NNHS Not Credible

January 12, 2017 North Families, Last evening, we received report of a social media post making a threat to Newton North. We reported the post to the Newton police and they responded immediately. The specific post was reviewed and the source was identified. After a thorough investigation, the Newton police have determined that the threat […]

Massachusetts Schools Rank Highest in US

Massachusetts Schools Score Highest

Nation’s Schools Get Middling Grade on Quality Counts Report Card As a new political and policy era dawns in Washington, the status of the nation’s schools remains stable, though still earning a grade of C fromQuality Counts 2017, the 21st annual report card issued by the Education Week Research Center. The C corresponds to a […]

Newton Happy Place #13

Newton Ranks #21: Best Cities to Live In

A host of factors play an important role in deciding where to move, including the quality of schools, the strength of the local economy and job market, safety, culture, and even climate. To determine America’s best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or […]

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

One of our Valeo players and his family are working with Boston Families for Refugee Support (BFFRS) in conjunction with NuDay Syria and would like any support you may be able to offer. BFFRS and NuDay Syria aim to provide humanitarian aid to mothers and children living in refugee camps throughout Europe. Soccer is a beloved […]