• 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!

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 […]

2 Boys from Valeo FC Make National Team Camp

2 Boys from Valeo FC Make National Team Camp

Valeo Futbol Club Players Momo Matthews and Zachary Sardi-Santos named early selections for US Soccer U-14 Boys National Team Training Camp in California Two Valeo FC players, Momo Matthews and Zachary Sardi-Santos, had been named early selections to the U-14 Boys National Team Training Camp by the US Soccer Federation. Valeo FC congratulates Momo and Zach for this […]

Cultural Survival

Celebrate the Native Peoples of New England

Think Globally, Shop Locally: At International Art Festival, Celebrate the Native Peoples of New England On December 10-11, and on December 16-18, Indigenous artists and musicians from across the globe will come together in Boston and Cambridge for Cultural Survival’s free admission Native arts and cultures Bazaars. Among the many artists featured in the festivities […]

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 […]

How to Report a Hate Crime

How to Report a Hate Crime

hate crime noun a crime motivated by racial, sexual, or other prejudice, typically one involving violence. If you witness or are a victim of a hate crime, report it here here. Note that in Massachusetts a “hate crime” is an act that’s already a crime but has a hate element added to it. So painting […]

Free Santa Photo at Cambridgeside Galleria

Free Santa Photo at Cambridgeside Galleria

FREE SANTA PHOTO AT CAMBRIDGESIDE  Santa Visitors Receive a FREE Photo November 25 – December 24  Santa arrives at CambridgeSide on Black Friday, November 25 with a very special gift for all the good girls and boys. For the first time ever, CambridgeSide will be offering FREE photos with Santa. FromNovember 25 through December 24, […]

Santa Dance Party in Watertown

Santa Dance Party in Watertown

Santa Dance Party in Watertown

CRI Hiring

Community Rowing in Brighton HIRING!

Community Rowing, Inc. (CRI) is an amazing place to work and is a growing and evolving enterprise.  We still have lots of work to do, and the people who can make the most positive impact for CRI are the people who know rowing, have a passion for CRI’s mission and are creative problem solvers. Below […]