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    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Girls’ Day!

    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Celebrating Girls’ Day! March 3, 2018 11 AM Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459   Join Debbi Michiko Florence in a celebration of the Japanese holiday, Girls’ Day. She will talk about about Girls’ Day, do an origami activity and read from (and sign) Jasmine Toguchi Super […]

  • I'll Stay by Karen Day

    Karen Day New Adult Novel: Book Launch Event at Newtonville Books!

    Book Launch Event I’ll Stay by Karen Day Thursday, February 8 7pm  Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459 In this compelling, emotionally complex novel, a college friendship sparks a life-changing sacrifice that connects two women forever–even as it shatters their closeness . . . “Let her go. I’ll stay.” There are some decisions […]

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    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, […]

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!

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!

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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. […]