• Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse. Two helpful PDFs with camps and volunteer opportunities for kids. After school and summer activities can be an essential part of your child’s educational and social/emotional learning. Research has shown the value of after school and summer programs and here in Newton, we are lucky […]

  • Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

    Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

    The Boston area’s only winter-time Celtic festival will once again make a warm-weather appearance when Club Passim in Harvard Square hosts the third Summer BCMFest on July 2, featuring 12 hours of some of the best local Celtic music. Summer BCMFest is fashioned after the annual BCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Fest), a weekend gathering held […]

  • Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

    Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

    This summer, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College is embracing the outdoors by hosting family-friendly activities on the Davis Museum plaza. The second annual summer series includes films, art-making activities, food, and—for the first time—outdoor yoga. SUMMER KICK-OFF CELEBRATION The summer series at the Davis Museum will commence with a kick-off event on Thursday, June […]

  • Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

    Seeking Vendors for Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market!

    Common Ground in Arlington will be hosting its third annual Holiday Pop Up Market on October 15th, Sunday, from 11am to 3pm. Are you an artist, artisan, or have a craft product or home business that you want to promote for the holiday season? Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground […]

  • Summer at The Street

    Summer at The Street

    Yoga on The Green Every Sunday, June 4 to October 1 9:30am Each month, The Street will partner with a different yoga studio for Yoga on The Green, with each instructor bringing their distinct style to the class. In June, YogaWorks will lead Yoga on The Green. In the event of rain, classes will be held indoors […]

  • June events from Historic Newton

    June events from Historic Newton

    Sunday, June 4, 3:00 PM HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS GARGOYLES AND GLASS: A TOUR OF SECOND CHURCH The 100 year old American Gothic building for Second Congregational Church in West Newton, designed by Charles Collens, is a testament to the gifted craftsmen of the time, including Charles Connick and Henry Wynd-Young (stained glass) and Johannes Kerchmayer […]

  • Nor'Easter Soccer Club

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts SC 2017-2018 TRYOUTS SCHEDULE **Teams are formed based on birth year. Select players may be invited to play up. Brook Field, 44 School Street, Weston, MA Wednesday, June 7 @ 6-7:30pm – Girls 2006-2007 Alphabet Field, Alphabet Lane, Weston, MA Thursday, June 8 @ 6-7:30pm – Boys 2006-2009 The Rashi […]

  • Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week at Newton Wellesley Hospital!

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!

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The Transformation of Newton North High School: A Photograph Exhibit by Sharon Schindler

It’s gone, but you can still see it here! Please join us for the Opening Reception of a photograph exhibit on the old but beloved Newton North High School. Photography is by local acclaimed photographer Sharon Schindler. Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 7th from 6:00-8:30 pm Location: New Art Center, Main Gallery, 61 Washington Park Exhibit […]

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Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers into a Delicious Pot Pie (From Common Ground Bar and Grill)

If you don’t know what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers, here’s a great Thanksgiving Pot Pie courtesy of Common Ground Bar and Grill in Allston, Massachusetts. Common Ground Thanksgiving Pot Pie          serves 8 Here is a great way to use those leftovers from your feast from the day before.  Start with the topping so it has […]

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Nutrition IQ Program at Shaws Supermarket and Healthy Recipes for Autumn

I went to a blogging event at Shaws last month and discovered fifteen minutes prior to event that Capability:Mom was going too, which was a nice surprise. It was nice to meet Boston bloggers Maven of Savin’, Masshole Mommy, Mommy Niri, The Coupon Goddess, Toy Queen, Charlene Chronicles and learn about the Nutrition IQ program at Shaws […]

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School Committee Recommendations from Current School Committee Member Kurt Kusiak

Kurt Kusiak is my Dad Friend and neighbor and, because I have zero interest in politics of any ilk, I turn to him like my personal Godfather to vote his slate. Perhaps I am just lazy and bad with names such that I can’t keep track of so many people and their agendas. On the […]

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Newton’s Own Carol Reichert: Book Reading At Newtonville Books Monday (11/7) at 7pm

Join Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011 editor Lavinia Spalding and contributors Marcia DeSanctis, Abbie Kozolchyk and Newton’s own Carol Reichert for an evening of sharing true travel stories from around the world at Newtonville Books this Monday, November 11th, at 7 pm. Any woman whose passport has been stamped a few times knows the surest method of […]

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Professional Athletes that Lived or Currently Live in Newton UPDATED

There are a lot of professional athletes who have lived or currently live in Newton. I hear urban tales all the times of Red Sox players spotting at the local Supercuts. Invariably, our Newton athletes are gracious about giving out autographs or posing for a photo opp. Thank you! You all make lovely neighbors! Who have you run into? Please leave a comment and your story.

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Foraging in Newton: Wild Edible Plants Abound at Soccer Fields, Dog Parks and Schools!

Foraging for edible plants and berries is not the first thing that comes to mind when you live in a suburban city like Newton. Yet, the foraging is abundant at school yards, dog parks, and soccer fields. At least, that is where I found all these specimens.

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Volunteers Needed for Snow Shoveling to Help Local Senior and Disabled Residents

The City of Newton is preparing a list of students and adults willing to volunteer snow shoveling services for your local senior/disabled residents. Students — this is great volunteer experience!! Students/participants should be aware When you sign to be on this list, your name, village and phone # will be made available to those residents, often the […]

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MCAS Results for Newton Public Schools

The MCAS results are in and the results are impressive as usual. Here’s an assortment of information. The big story about the MCAS is the Newton North Junior who caught the MCAS error. Here are the links including a letter from Day Middle School’s principal Brian Turner as an example of how Newton Public Schools handles the test results.

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Totally Renovated : 8 Arapahoe St in Newton – SOLD

New to Market: Totally Renovated Single Family Colonial Style House in Newton, Massachusetts. Open House this Sunday, 10/9, from Noon to 2. $699k. 3 Bedrooms/ 2.5 Baths. Honed Black Granite and Stainless Steel Kitchen. Spacious Master Suite. Williams or Peirce Elementary School. For Sale by Owner.