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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 […]

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    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 […]

  • 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, […]

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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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.

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Get Gorgeous (Your Garden and Home): Fleuri Garden Designs UPDATED2

I walked by the most gorgeously decorated home walking my dog and then realized that it’s my Mom Friend Zoe who is a professional garden (indoor and out) decorator. Those are my words. Her company description is below.

Well Known Actors that Lived in Newton, MA

Matt Damon, Bette Davis, Matt LeBlanc, Amy Poehler, John Krasinski and pal B. J. Novak, Jack Lemmon, Leonard Nimoy, Christopher Lloyd and more, all spent time living in Newton, Massachusetts. Many were even born and raised here. Who knew?! Did I leave anyone out? Please help me out if I forgot someone! Thanks!

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The Freedman Center for Child and Family Development (formerly Warmlines): A Great Resource for Parents

The Richard I. and Joan L. Freedman Center for Child and Family Development (formerly Warmlines) was established at The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) to help connect children and families with appropriate information, providers, resources, and one another to serve their mental health and wellness needs. Are you familiar with their great programs for families including playgroups, adult/child music classes, parent support groups, and parenting classes? Check them out!

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Vinyasa Slow Flow Class at L’Aroma Cafe with Bea Abascal of Hola Yoga

Bea Abascal is offering a slow flow unheated Vinyasa yoga class at L’Aroma Cafe and Bakery in West Newton on Mondays at 9:30 that will focus on alignment, breath and core. Perfect for those who want an intimate and relaxed setting to practice yoga. Beginners welcomed and those with experience also will be challenged. And after yoga, enjoy an espresso downstairs!