• Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse

    Summer Activities for Kids from FA Day Middle School Nurse. Two helpful PDFs with camps and volunteer opportunities for kids. After school and summer activities can be an essential part of your child’s educational and social/emotional learning. Research has shown the value of after school and summer programs and here in Newton, we are lucky […]

  • Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

    Summer BCMFest Celtic Festival in Harvard Square, July 2

    The Boston area’s only winter-time Celtic festival will once again make a warm-weather appearance when Club Passim in Harvard Square hosts the third Summer BCMFest on July 2, featuring 12 hours of some of the best local Celtic music. Summer BCMFest is fashioned after the annual BCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Fest), a weekend gathering held […]

  • Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

    Summer Events at Davis Museum at Wellesley College

    This summer, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College is embracing the outdoors by hosting family-friendly activities on the Davis Museum plaza. The second annual summer series includes films, art-making activities, food, and—for the first time—outdoor yoga. SUMMER KICK-OFF CELEBRATION The summer series at the Davis Museum will commence with a kick-off event on Thursday, June […]

  • Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

    Seeking Vendors for Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market!

    Common Ground in Arlington will be hosting its third annual Holiday Pop Up Market on October 15th, Sunday, from 11am to 3pm. Are you an artist, artisan, or have a craft product or home business that you want to promote for the holiday season? Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground […]

  • Summer at The Street

    Summer at The Street

    Yoga on The Green Every Sunday, June 4 to October 1 9:30am Each month, The Street will partner with a different yoga studio for Yoga on The Green, with each instructor bringing their distinct style to the class. In June, YogaWorks will lead Yoga on The Green. In the event of rain, classes will be held indoors […]

  • June events from Historic Newton

    June events from Historic Newton

    Sunday, June 4, 3:00 PM HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS GARGOYLES AND GLASS: A TOUR OF SECOND CHURCH The 100 year old American Gothic building for Second Congregational Church in West Newton, designed by Charles Collens, is a testament to the gifted craftsmen of the time, including Charles Connick and Henry Wynd-Young (stained glass) and Johannes Kerchmayer […]

  • Nor'Easter Soccer Club

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts

    Nor’easter North Club Soccer Tryouts SC 2017-2018 TRYOUTS SCHEDULE **Teams are formed based on birth year. Select players may be invited to play up. Brook Field, 44 School Street, Weston, MA Wednesday, June 7 @ 6-7:30pm – Girls 2006-2007 Alphabet Field, Alphabet Lane, Weston, MA Thursday, June 8 @ 6-7:30pm – Boys 2006-2009 The Rashi […]

  • Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week

    Cancer Survivorship Events Starting Next Week at Newton Wellesley Hospital!

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!

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 […]

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.