• 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!

Newton Girls Soccer

Newton Girls Soccer: Referee Jobs for Girls in Grades 6-8

Training Dates for NGS Prospective Intramural Soccer Referees   This message concerns training for those youth wishing to become new intramural referees.1.  Training consists of two parts: a 2-hour instructional clinic and an on-field observation session. Both parts must be completed if one wishes to become a referee:The first part, the instructional clinic, will be held: Wednesday, […]

Peter Sachs, Newton Architect, Mother in Law addition,

Newton Historical Society Preservation Award Winner Solves Aging Parent Dilemma

When Peter Sachs found out that his mother, Kay Sachs, had a mild stroke, he and his wife Tracy were worried. She lived nearby in a condo but suddenly that wasn’t close enough. Luckily, he’s a architect so he designed an addition to their house to give his mother privacy so she wouldn’t feel like […]

Rebel Moms

Book Giveaway: Rebel Moms by Davina Rhine

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Boston Breakers, Newton Girls Soccer, April Clinic

Soccer Clinic for Girls Run by Boston Breakers and NGS

NGS (Newton Girls’ Soccer)  is partnering with the Breakers to offer a 4-day clinic over April break!  The sessions will be run by current Breakers players and supervised by Breakers coaches and our own Director of Coaching, Gary Beatty.  Here are the details: Dates:             Tuesday, April 17 – Friday, April […]

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

Meet Best Women’s Travel Writing Contributor Carol Reichert

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, […]

Franco Garcia, missing Boston College student,

Please Help Find Missing Boston College Student, Franco Garcia. Have You Seen Him?

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!

David Ettliger Newton Elementary School Teacher Child Porn charges ILoveNewton

Beloved Newton Elementary School Teacher Arrested for Child Porn Charges (Link Roundup) UPDATED

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 […]