Donate to St. Mary’s Winter Clothes Drive in Newton

St. Mary's Episcopal Church

Winter Clothes Drive: St. Mary’s is conducting a winter clothes drive this coming Saturday, December 5, from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. in the church driveway. We are collecting gently used or new winter items such as: Clothing (including hats, gloves, mittens, scarfs) Sleeping bags Blankets Disposable handwarmers These donations will be given to: Common Cathedral (serving Boston’s […]

Nominate Nonantum Boxing Club for Newton’s Best Business of the Year

Nominate Nonantum Boxing Club for Newton's Best Business of the Year

Newton Patch asks Which Newton Business Is Best Of The Year? Nominate Your Favorite! Please nominate Nonantum Boxing Club here. Here’s my nomination: I have boxed at Nonantum Boxing Club for nearly nine years and it is a wonderful place that supports the community, especially those in need. From a boxing perspective, Marc Gargaro, one […]

Maruichi Japanese Food and Deli Supermarket in Brookline

Maruichi Japanese Food and Deli Supermarket in Brookline

I’m so excited about Maruichi Japanese Food and Deli Supermarket. There’s also a Ramen Shop inside, Brooklyn Ramen. They sell Brooklyn Ramen as DIY to go kits as well.    Maruichi Japanese Food and Deli Supermarket & Brooklyn Ramen  299 Harvard St Brookline, MA 02446  

Newton Police stopped Black Newton Parent at Gunpoint Minutes Away from His Home

ewton Police Stopped University Athletic Director At Gunpoint Days Before George Floyd's Killing

Dear Newton North Community, Thursday, I shared my concerns about recent student social media posts, and I am writing to follow up on that letter. As I mentioned, recent events have led us all to think more deeply about racism and how it manifests itself in society-at-large, and also here in Newton. The recent incident, […]

Where are the POC in the Newton Police Force?

Mayor Ruthanne Fuller at Newton George Floyd Protest

I participated in my first rally today at the Line Up for Black Lives in Newton. I’m particularly focused on systemic racism and I’ve always wondered why there are no visible people of color in the Newton police force. Are the POC in the police force all … admin? Are there no POC actual police […]

Newtonville Books Will CLOSE if New Senior Center is Built

Newtonville Books Reading Challenge

From Newtonville Books Newsletter: Many of you are aware of the City’s interest in building a new senior center on the triangle parking lot in Newton Centre. The City maintains this website with all the information about these ambitions, which have been narrowed down to either renovating the existing senior center in Newtonville, or building […]

Free Meals at NNHS

NNHS

Free Meals   The student Grab & Go Meal program has been expanded to provide FREE breakfasts and lunches to ALL Newton residents. Three days’ worth of breakfast and lunch will be offered, and you can pick up for friends and neighbors, too!   The locations are at the NNHS theater entrance, the NSHS main […]

Zoom Session for NSHS AP Chinese Class Crashed by Anti-Asian Racists

zoom bombing racist NSHS

Dear Newton North Community, Yesterday a group of intruders joined a Zoom session during a Newton South AP Chinese class and proceeded to spew vile, hate-filled images and speech directed at our students and teacher. The actions were racist and hate-filled. This incident is an attack on our Asian community, Newton South and Newton Public […]

Where to Buy Masks Locally

Hipstitch cloth face masks

Tony The Tailor just over the Wellseley Line at 21 Washington Street by CVS has made simple cloth masks  with elastic ear holders . There are some for ready sale – sized small, medium, or large ($5) OR you can custom order. 781 239-3593 Open daily 8 am – 3 pm Monday thru Saturday   […]

Substance Abuse in Massachusetts

Substance Abuse in Massachusetts

Hi everyone. My name is Sidnie Kulik and I am a junior at the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, MA. This past year, I have been taking an online medical problem solving class with an organization called Global Online Academy. As a part of our final project, we are supposed to address a health […]