• How To Coach Girls book signings

    HOW TO COACH GIRLS Book Events!

    We have the following book signing events planned. We hope you can join us. Newtonville Books 10 Langley Road Newton Centre Newton, MA 02459 Saturday, March 31, 2018 4:00pm Alison and I will make a short presentation, take Q & A, and serve homemade cookies. Artemis Yoga (home of Soccer on the Mat) 639 Mt […]

  • Jasmine Toguchi Super Sleuth

    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Girls’ Day!

    Debbi Michiko Florence Children’s Book Event: Celebrating Girls’ Day! March 3, 2018 11 AM Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459   Join Debbi Michiko Florence in a celebration of the Japanese holiday, Girls’ Day. She will talk about about Girls’ Day, do an origami activity and read from (and sign) Jasmine Toguchi Super […]

  • I'll Stay by Karen Day

    Karen Day New Adult Novel: Book Launch Event at Newtonville Books!

    Book Launch Event I’ll Stay by Karen Day Thursday, February 8 7pm  Newtonville Books 10 Langley Rd Newton, MA 02459 In this compelling, emotionally complex novel, a college friendship sparks a life-changing sacrifice that connects two women forever–even as it shatters their closeness . . . “Let her go. I’ll stay.” There are some decisions […]

  • Fleuri Designs

    Fleuri Designs Fall Open House

    Fleuri Designs, is hosting a Fall Open House this Thursday and Friday (details below). There will be lots of great vendors and Fleuri Designs will be offering fall plants, fresh flowers, succulents, permanent botanicals and more! Event is free and open to everyone.

  • Common Ground Pop Up Market 2017

    Common Ground Arlington Pop Up Market

    Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington (319 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474). Common Ground in Arlington Third Annual Holiday Pop Up Market October 15th, Sunday from 11am-3pm   Arlington Recycling Committee: Advocating and supporting local initiatives to promote solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and more. ArtSpan – Munroe Center […]

  • Hope Walks

    Registration Open for HopeWalks

      Registration Open now for HopeWalks! Newton-Wellesley Hospital has announced that online registration is now “live” for the eighth annual Hope Walks event to be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017. One of Newton-Wellesley’s most beloved traditions, Hope Walks is a 3.3-mile walk to benefit patients of the Vernon Cancer Center. Proceeds from the fundraiser […]

  • Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017

    Save the Date for Hope Walks 2017!

  • 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 […]

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 4th Best State for Working Dads

With Father’s Day approaching and nearly 93 percent of dads with young kids working today, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017’s Best & Worst States for Working Dads. Massachusetts 4th Best State for Working Dads! In order to help dads balance their dual role as parent and provider, WalletHub’s analysts compared the […]

Valeo FC Newton MA club soccer for kids

Valeo FC Announces New Boy’s Director!

Valeo FC Announces New Boy’s Director!

Where to Watch Newton Fireworks

Where to Watch Newton Fireworks

4th of July Festivities All 4th of July Festivities will take place on Tuesday, July 4th, weather permitting. 10am – Noon: Kids Morning, Newton Centre Playground, Tyler Terrace Families and children ages 3 – 12 years Take part in the Grand Pet Parade, Decorated Doll Carriage Promenade, the Teddy Bear Parade, and the Foot Races […]


MA 6th Best State to Raise a Family

Massachusetts is 2017’s 6th Best State to Raise a Family according to Wallet Hub. In order to determine the best states in which to put down family roots, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 40 key indicators of family-friendliness. Our data set ranges from “median family salary” to […]

MA Best State for Education in US!

MA Best State for Education in US!

According to U.S. News and World Report, Massachusetts leads the country for best education. MA stats: Higher Education#20 2-Year College Grad. Rate#22 4-Year College Grad. Rate#14 Educational Attainment#1 Low Debt at Graduation#39 Tuition and Fees#41 Pre-K – 12#3 College Readiness#1 High School Grad. Rate#19 NAEP Math Scores#1 NAEP Reading Scores#2 Pre-K Quality#19 Preschool Enrollment#3 Best […]

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 […]