• 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, […]

  • August Events from Historic Newton

    AUGUST EVENTS FROM HISTORIC NEWTON  Ongoing through January 2018 FREED FROM THE FRAME: BEYOND THE CHILDHOOD PORTRAIT Our exhibit displays six portraits of children from Historic Newton’s collection and also tells what happened to each child in adulthood. The lives of the children in the portraits reflect major events and cultural shifts in 19th century America, […]

  • Barry's free fitness class

    Barry’s Fundraiser Fitness Event for Best Buddies

    BARRY’S HOSTS INDOOR/OUTDOOR CLASS FOR BEST BUDDIES WITH A COOLDOWN FLOW BY LULULEMON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017 at 6:30PM AT THE STREET IN CHESTNUT HILL This event is $10. Offering the ultimate summer workout for a great cause, BARRY’S is teaming up with lululemon and hosting a fitness class in support of Best Buddies on […]

  • Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE)

    Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) Banquet

    Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) 25th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Banquet Friday, September 29th Boston, MA Click here for more info. CHSNE NEEDS YOU! CHSNE is a membership-based 501(c)(3)non-profit organization dedicated solely to documenting, preserving, and promoting the history and legacy of Chinese immigration in New England. Please consider becoming a member or donating […]

  • Newton Cemetery Tour

    Historic Newton Events

    Sunday, July 30, 2:00 PM WHO INSPIRED OUR SCHOOL NAMES? A NEWTON CEMETERY TOUR Newton’s two high schools simply use North and South for identification, but many public elementary and middle schools are named after a notable person in our city. Stroll through the Newton Cemetery to see the final resting places and learn more […]

  • Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club

    Disability Awareness Book Club All Are Welcome Understanding Our Differences sponsors an ongoing  Disability Awareness Book Club. It meets the first Monday of the month (generally) at Newton Free Library, 7:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A and is open to all who are interested. Our next meeting will be on Monday, September 11th. Check the […]

  • IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!

    IRONMAN! Producing Academy and National Team Players!  IRONMAN Summer Camp 2017! 25% Off Code: vfcironman25.

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!

Boston #1 Coziest City in US

Boston #1 Coziest City in US

The top ten America’s Coziest Cities are as follows: Boston, Massachusetts San Francisco, California Seattle, Washington Albany, New York Portland, Oregon Rochester, New York Minneapolis, Minnesota Sacramento, California Denver, Colorado Salt Lake City, Utah Visit Honeywell Plugged In to learn more about why each of these cities is considered so cozy.

Newton Happy Place #13

Newton #66 Safest City in US

Top 10 Safest Cities in the United States according to Neighborhood Scout. Newton ranks #66 behind Arlington, but just ahead of Wellesley. Oak Ridge, TN Shoreview, MN Ridgefield, CT Franklin, MA Zionsville, IN Bergenfield, NJ Lake in the Hills, IL Lexington, MA Bartlett, IL Reading, MA 15. Belmont, MA 16. Needham, MA 44. Andover, MA […]

NNHS Senior Scavenger Hunt Issue

NNHS Senior Scavenger Hunt Issue

Dear Newton North Community, On Friday some of our recent graduates participated in a scavenger hunt. This is not a school sanctioned event nor is it a part of any official senior class activities. Unfortunately, we learned that one of the tasks on the scavenger hunt was to post to social media in a way […]

Best Companies to Work For

Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Top 10 Best Companies to Work For in Massachusetts are: Boston Consulting Group (National Rank: 3) – Boston PriceWaterhouseCoopers (National Rank: 23) – Boston Cooley (National Rank: 25) – Boston Nvidia (National Rank: 39) – Westford Delta Air Lines (National Rank: 63) – Boston Cisco (National Rank: 67) – Boxborough Autodesk (National Rank: 71) – […]

Best public high schools in Massachusetts

Best public high schools in Massachusetts

Best public high schools in Massachusetts according to Niche. The 2017 Best Public High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high […]

US News and World Report Best High Schools: How Does Newton Do?

US News and World Report Best High Schools: How Does Newton Do?

According to US News and World Report, the top high 10 schools in Massachusetts are: Boston Latin School, Boston (#42) Advanced Math and Science Academy, Marlborough (#98) Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton (#175) Dover-Sherborn Regional High School, Dover-Sherborn (#217) Medfield Senior High School, Medfield ( #227) Lexington High School, Lexington (# 264) Belmont High School, Belmont […]

Elite GK High School Prep Clinic - Valeo Futbol Academy

Elite GK High School Prep Clinic – Valeo Futbol Academy

Elite GK High School Prep Clinic – Valeo Futbol Academy. Register here.

Newton Public Schools Final Budget

Newton Public Schools Final Budget

Dear Newton Families: Last night, the School Committee approved the budget for the 2017-18 school year. It is a budget that reflects our commitment to improving student achievement and providing strong supports for all students. In developing the budget, it was our goal to: Maintain our forward momentum, Preserve the programs and supports we have […]

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 […]

13 REASONS WHY Controversy

13 REASONS WHY Controversy

Dear Newton Families: Addressing the social and emotional needs of our students is an important system goal. It is essential that we work in partnership with families on important issues that impact our students. I am writing because we have become aware that many of our students are watching and discussing a new Netflix series […]