Best of Boston Winners in Newton!

Best of Boston in Newton!

The Boston Magazine’s team of experts worked tirelessly to carefully choose this year’s winners. The magazine awarded several Newton businesses with a “Best of Boston” award. All of the “Best of Boston” winners can be found HERE. For Category: Shopping Award: Custom Jewelry Winner: Adamas Fine Jewelry For Category: Home Award: Kitchenware Winner: Local Root […]

Jake Auchincloss and his White Male Privilege

EMILY's List sends out mailer criticizing two Dems on abortion

From Boston. com Jake Auchincloss, a Newton city councilor and a former Marine, was repeatedly the subject of both veiled and direct criticism from his peers during the virtually held debate — most notably toward the end of the event, when fellow 4th District candidate Ihssane Leckey suggested he should drop out after violating a […]

Ethnicity Make Up in Newton MA 2010

Ethnicity Make Up in Newton MA 2010

From Newton Patch: Many cities and towns are a mix of culture and ethnic background among its residents, but some more diverse than others. According to the latest Census statistics available (which is 2010), Newton’s population made up of: 82.3% white 2.5% African American 0.1% American Indian and Alaska native 11.5% Asian 0% Hawaiian 2.4% […]

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 […]

Free Meals at 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 […]

Dawn Davis Yoga Goes Online! Live Streaming Classes!

Dawn Davis Yoga Goes Online! Live Streaming Classes!

Dawn Davis Yoga is now offering Saturday online yoga class at 9:30 for $10. Friends and relatives anywhere in the U.S. can access her classes online. Live Streaming Classes with Dawn Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 Fridays 9:30-10:30 Saturdays 9:30-10:30 Register through If you have a class card, you may use that (it would be at […]

Kids: Design Wally’s Ice Cream New Sign Contest!

Wally's Ice Cream Sign Contest

If you are looking for something for the kiddos to do while they are out of school, Wally’s ice cream is holding a contest where kids can design the storefronts new sign! We love our Wally’s family, and despite the current struggles, we believe this is a great opportunity to celebrate our wonderful community. Now […]

Newtonville Books Needs Our Help

Newtonville Books Reading Challenge

Dear Member, First and foremost, I hope you and yours are remaining safe and sane during this very trying time.  It’s inspiring to see everyone try to work together during this crisis. As you know by now, the bookstore has temporarily closed as a precaution about our beloved community of readers becoming infected.  You can […]

Incidents Regarding the Use of the N word at NNHS

NNHS Black History Month and N word Incidents

Dear Newton North community, Over the past few weeks, we have learned that several North students have been sharing social media posts of individuals using the N-word.  Additionally, we have received reports of students using this word in the hallways as well. These incidents have been or are being investigated and responded to in accordance […]

Marc Gargaro: Boxing Trainer to U.S. Olympic Team

Marc Gargaro, Boxing Trainer to future 2020 US Olympic Boxing Team

It’s been a busy year for Nonantum’s Marc Gargaro, co-owner of Nonantum Boxing Club. This past summer, he got married, had his first child, opened a second Nonantum Boxing Club location in Hingham, and trained the U.S. Elite Men’s Boxing Team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs to ready them for the World […]