• 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!

Massachusetts Schools Rank Highest in US

Massachusetts Schools Score Highest

Nation’s Schools Get Middling Grade on Quality Counts Report Card As a new political and policy era dawns in Washington, the status of the nation’s schools remains stable, though still earning a grade of C fromQuality Counts 2017, the 21st annual report card issued by the Education Week Research Center. The C corresponds to a […]

Newton Happy Place #13

Newton Ranks #21: Best Cities to Live In

A host of factors play an important role in deciding where to move, including the quality of schools, the strength of the local economy and job market, safety, culture, and even climate. To determine America’s best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or […]

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

One of our Valeo players and his family are working with Boston Families for Refugee Support (BFFRS) in conjunction with NuDay Syria and would like any support you may be able to offer. BFFRS and NuDay Syria aim to provide humanitarian aid to mothers and children living in refugee camps throughout Europe. Soccer is a beloved […]

Craig's List Scams

Watch for this “Renters Scam”

About 6 pm Friday afternoon, a nice young man with his two little children knocked at my door.  He was inquiring if I knew anything about the people, “Marie and Mick,” who “own” the house next door to me. I was told that the house is advertised on Craig’s List as being available for rental at […]

Valeo FC February Vacation Soccer Clinic

Valeo FC February Vacation Soccer Clinic

Valeo FC February Vacation Soccer Clinic. Register here.

part time jobs at Indigo Fire Studio Arlington MA

Part Time Jobs at Indigo Fire Studio

Indigo Fire Studio is currently seeking a Pottery TA for some of our larger classes. The TA should have intermediate/advanced pottery throwing experience and be able to assist our newer students. The position pays $30 per class (6 classes a session). You should be friendly, able to help novice throwers, comfortable with people and able to explain techniques in […]

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World

Navigating the Cyber World Tuesday, January 24 from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. (Snow date on Wednesday, January 25) Brown Middle School Auditorium This is an informative Parent Workshop sponsored Brown Middle School and the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. Geared for parents, this workshop reviews the challenges that may arise through use of the Internet, social […]

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

The Joy of Giving: 5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family By Simone Mets, author of Very Christmas  Each year, we are teased earlier and earlier of the impending holiday season.  Then suddenly, time flies, and, as if by magic, we find ourselves right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of it […]

FA Day Principal Search

FA Day Principal Search

Update on Principal Search Process: Ways to Be Involved Superintendent David Fleishman joined us last month to talk about the upcoming principal search process.  The School Department seeks parental input in a few different ways: 1) Complete the online survey about F.A. Day school 2) Apply to be considered for the Selection Advisory Committee (see […]

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 […]