• Raising Boys in the Digital Age

    Raising Boys in the Digital Age

    Raising Boys in the Digital Age The world of social media and 24/7 communications can be both exciting and overwhelming. Parents, educators, and child development experts struggle with questions like: How much screen time is too much? At what age should children be allowed access to digital media? Do digital tools enhance or hamper educational […]

  • Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

    Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

    Heart of the Young Athlete hosted by Debbie Drucker

  • FREE Live Performances: First Day... on the Second!

    FREE Live Performances: First Day… on the Second!

    FIRST DAY AT THE MOSESIAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS  The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts is excited to announce the return of First Day… on the Second! The second annual event takes place on January 2nd from 11am to 2pm and features live performances from Magician Evan Northrup, Saxophonist Tim Hall, and […]

  • Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

    Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

    Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

  • Newton Family Singers Dec 11th Concert

    Newton Family Singers Dec 11th Concert

    Tickets On Sale Now! December 11th, 4:00pm, Newton Family Singers Presents “Happiness Is the Truth” Why do we sing? As Pharrell Williams says, “Because we’re happy!” Newton Family Singers explores joy and happiness with a concert of pop music with strong positive messages and irresistible melodies. Clap — and sing — along with us as […]

  • Celebrate Newton Holiday Craft Fair at NSHS
  • Poinsettia Festival

    Poinsettia Festival at Corpus Christi-St. Bernard

    Our Church ( Corpus Christi-St. Bernard) is holding a Poinsettia Festival next weekend, with a variety of lovely Poinsettias and Wreaths. Also included: Silent Auction, children’s crafts,  jewelry, baked goods, attic treasures, books, cash raffle, holiday items. Sat. Dec. 3   10 am to  6 pm Sun  Dec. 4    9 am to 1 pm Location: 1524 Washington St. […]

  • Common Ground Pop Up Holiday Market in Arlington MA

    Holiday Pop Up Market in Arlington

    Please join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington. 319 Broadway Arlington, MA 02474 20 Artisans and Businesses will be showcased! Sunday, December 4th 11 am to 3 pm More here.

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 North Boys' Basketball team

NNHS Basketball Behavior Protocol

This evening at 6:30pm, the Newton North Boys’ Basketball team will host Braintree. The overwhelming majority of our students behave appropriately at school events. However, since there have been problems involving alcohol at these events in past years, the administration is continuing its efforts to be proactive and help students make good, safe decisions. In […]

Winter Soccer Training for Boys and Girls

Winter Soccer Training for Boys and Girls

GPS Boston SAQ Winter Program Take your performance to the next level this Winter! Sign up for our 6-week gender specific program, developed by our international soccer performance specialist for U13-U19 players, focusing on soccer specific strength training, injury prevention, core conditioning, speed, agility and quickness. Players will also be educated on all of these elements of performance so […]

Newton Snow Emergency Numbers

* Please check www.newtonma.gov for updates on the timing of the snow emergency or any additional information related to the storm. * Any snow-related issues may be reported to the City by utilizing the online 311 reporting system at http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/311.asp or by using the 311 app. * Customer Service line is 617-796-1000, or 311 from landline phones. […]

Williams Elementary School Auction!

Williams Elementary School Auction!

Our auction date is fast approaching! The Williams Auction opens for bidding on January 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM EST. Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support our elementary school. Our PTO funds numerous programs not covered by the Newton school system such as Creative Arts & Sciences, Child Abuse Prevention programs, […]

Winter Soccer Training for Boys and Girls

GPS Boston Soccer Winter Tryouts

Dear 2006 Soccer Player, GPS Boston Tryouts are taking place this Winter and we invite you to tryout!!! The GPS-MA Premier program is for young players who aspire to achieve excellence in their game.  Our emphasis is player-centric with development the number one priority. We focus on the technical, tactical, physical and psychological development of […]

Furant-Kenrick House and Grounds of Historic Newton

FREE Reading Program for Kids at Historic Newton? Interest?

My name is Max Metz and I am the Manager at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds of Historic Newton. I contacted you on Facebook about an idea we have been thinking about at our museums and I wanted to ask if anyone would be interested in a FREE reading weekly activity for kids that we would host. […]

Pre-College Summer Scholarship Opportunity Marist College

Summer Pre-College Program Scholarship Opportunity

If you are a mom of a high school student who has an interest in drama, this one is for you. Summer Pre-College Program Scholarship Opportunity Two years ago my daughter Morgan attended the Summer Pre-College program at Marist College. The course was such a positive experience for Morgan, our family has maintained close communication […]

Parking Hazard on Auburn Street

Parking Hazard on Auburn Street

Did anyone else notice  the defect of the curbing being to high from the street level on Auburn Street on the Village Bank block? It appears that a remedy is required to prevent other cars from being damaged on the front bumpers.  The easiest, and least costly, remedy is to raise the level of paving in […]

Tips to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Tips to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Tips to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day: 1) Organize your workplace, school or community group. Maximize your impact by organizing a group to serve the community with an activity done at your own location in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Choose a local charity and determine the best way for your group to show […]

Henry Turner

Threat to NNHS Not Credible

January 12, 2017 North Families, Last evening, we received report of a social media post making a threat to Newton North. We reported the post to the Newton police and they responded immediately. The specific post was reviewed and the source was identified. After a thorough investigation, the Newton police have determined that the threat […]