• 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 City Wide Food Drive: Volunteer and Donate

Newton City Wide Food Drive: Volunteer and Donate

Dear Residents, The 4th Annual City-Wide Food Drive for Newton families is currently running through December 28th. 1 in 8 households in Newton survives on less than $25,000 in annual income. Newton’s four food pantries provide an invaluable service to our community by serving over 1,500 of our residents in one month. You can help […]

Newton At Home: Volunteer for Winter Buddies

Newton At Home: Volunteer for Winter Buddies

AS ARCTIC AIR SETS IN, NEWTON AT HOME LAUNCHES ANNUAL WINTER BUDDIES PROGRAM  Winter can have significant effects on older adults. Slippery sidewalks, freezing cold temperatures and snow make it difficult to move comfortably and safely around town. Many feel a sense of isolation being in their homes for long periods of time. That’s where […]

Valeo FC Winter Holiday Clinic

Valeo FC Winter Holiday Clinic

Valeo FC Winter Holiday Clinic

Win FREE Passes to Artemis Yoga

Win FREE Passes to Artemis Yoga

Liz Padula of Auburndale is the owner of Artemis Yoga in Watertown. It’s a beautiful studio with two practice rooms, fully equipped with complimentary yoga mats. Classes are held at a comfortable temperature with leveled classes so you find one that is right for you. They  also have lockers, a shower and mat storage for members. […]

Visit Edward M. Kennedy Institute: Kids FREE

Visit Edward M. Kennedy Institute: Kids FREE

Visit Boston’s newest attraction, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. The Institute is open Friday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Tour our full-scale representation of the United States Senate Chamber, where you can vote on a current piece of legislation and listen to live debates on historical issues. See a replica of Senator Kennedy’s Washington office […]

Learn About Diabetes & the JBW Fund

Learn About Diabetes & the JBW Fund

On January 19, 2003, Jordan Weiss, a fourth grade student at Mason-Rice School in Newton, Massachusetts passed away in his sleep from complications of undiagnosed diabetes. To honor Jordan’s memory, the JBW Fund was established by his family, friends and community to foster awareness and education of the warning signs of diabetes.  Sometimes the signs […]

One Case of Whooping Cough at NNHS

One Case of Whooping Cough at NNHS

There has been one confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) in the 11th grade and one in the 12th grade at Newton North High School. At this time, there are no recommendations for antibiotics. We inform you only so that you are aware of the signs and symptoms of pertussis in the unlikely event that […]

Newton Schools: Applying Out of District

Newton Schools: Applying Out of District

Out_of_Assigned_District_Statement_2017-18 Placement.pdf : Each year, the Newton Public Schools considers applications for students to transfer to a school outside of their home (assigned) district. Out-of-Assigned district placements are limited and made on a space available basis. Newton residents, as well as members of NTA Units A, B, C, D, E, NESA, and the Custodial Union, may […]

Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

Holiday Artisan Market in Watertown

late school start

Later Start Time Update

Dear Newton Families, This fall, we have been conducting extensive community outreach to gather feedback on the potential changes to a later high school start time. Thank you to all who attended the community forum, participated in PTO meetings, and sent emails. We appreciate the time you have taken to provide us with your thoughts […]