• 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, […]

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    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 […]

  • Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE)

    Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) Banquet

    Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Banquet Friday, September 29th Boston, MA Click here for more info. CHSNE NEEDS YOU! CHSNE is a membership-based 501(c)(3)non-profit organization dedicated solely to documenting, preserving, and promoting the history and legacy of Chinese immigration in New England. Please consider becoming a member or donating […]

  • Newton Cemetery Tour

    Historic Newton Events

    Sunday, July 30, 2:00 PM WHO INSPIRED OUR SCHOOL NAMES? A NEWTON CEMETERY TOUR Newton’s two high schools simply use North and South for identification, but many public elementary and middle schools are named after a notable person in our city. Stroll through the Newton Cemetery to see the final resting places and learn more […]

  • Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club All Are Welcome Understanding Our Differences sponsors an ongoing  Disability Awareness Book Club. It meets the first Monday of the month (generally) at Newton Free Library, 7:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A and is open to all who are interested. Our next meeting will be on Monday, September 11th. Check the […]

  • IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!  IRONMAN Summer Camp 2017! 25% Off Code: vfcironman25.

Newton: A Great Place to Live!

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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Best New Pizza Place – Max and Leo’s

Max & Leo’s Artisan Pizza Oven I consider it a public service to find good food and tell everyone about it – even if it impacts me directly, as in I will no longer be able to get in the door at a favorite place. I got a tip from a friend and was delighted […]

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Best Gymnastics for Toddlers and Kids in Newton Area

A toddler gymnastics class was something that all my three kids did. I think I did it to tire them out and for my own sanity because it got us out of the house into the company of adults. Over the years, we’ve been to most of these places either for a class or a […]

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The Village Bank will award $40,000 in college scholarships to Newton, Wayland students

Kenneth C. Brennan, president and CEO of The Village Bank, announced today that the Bank’s Auburndale Community Charitable Foundation will award a total of $40,000 in college scholarships to Newton and Wayland residents who are graduating from high school this year and intending to pursue studies at an accredited college or university in the fall. […]

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Materials Accepted at the Recycling Depot in Newton

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 […]

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

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. […]

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Get Heart Healthy with Automated External Defibrillator program and Life’s Simple 7

The City of Newton is highlighting heart health in recognition of February Heart Month. Look for new programs, interactive opportunities, and, most of all, tips on how you can lead a healthier life. “Heart month is a great time to take a step back and think about what we can be doing for ourselves and […]

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Because Spring is Almost Here … Maple Sugaring: Go, DIY, Read, and More!

 I want to take my kids maple sugaring this year so I researched places near Newton. Have you been maple sugaring?  What is your favorite place? Please leave a comment. From Mass Audubon Society: The Art of Nature: Sugaring Off, Ipswich River – 2/18/12 February Vacation Adventure Days, Ipswich River – 2/21/12 Winter Vacation: New England […]

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2 MOMtrepreneurs Juggling It All: Meet Celeste and Laura of Well Within, Massage and Integrated Health

Starting a business with a friend can be tricky endeavor, but it’s working for Celeste Woodside  and Laura Viale of Well Within on Washington Street (between Cabots and Whole Foods). As business owners, they each balance the other’s strengths and weaknesses. In fact, it’s  this collaborative culture that infuses Well Within with an integrative approach. Not only do […]