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   […]

Rent Your 2nd house in MA to my friend for 2-3 weeks?!

Newton House Tour May 22 Offers Inside Look at Remarkable Properties

My amazing babysitter, now grown up with two kids, is looking to rent a house in MA for a few weeks. She just had her second child (baby girl) and they are freaked out because they live in an elevator building in South Boston. They are looking to rent a house anywhere in MA (anyone’s 2nd […]

Online Portal for Personal Protective Equipment & Volunteers to Support COVID-19 Outbreak

Online Portal for Personal Protective Equipment & Volunteers to Support COVID-19 Outbreak

Online Portal for Personal Protective Equipment & Volunteers to Support COVID-19 Outbreak Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced an online portal where individuals and companies can easily donate or sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and volunteer to support the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts. This effort will ensure that front line responders get the protective equipment they […]

Local Markets with Easy Curbside Pick Up

Baza Gourmet Food & Spirits in Newton

Want to share that Russian store BazaAr (there is one in Allston, Baza in Newton off Needham St, and one in Framingham) now offer doing orders by email or phone (they don’t have a platform to order online), then they pack you order and you can pick it up at curbside from a masked gloved […]

Dawn Davis Yoga Classes Go Virtual and her free classes online

Dawn Davis Yoga

From Dawn Davis: I was initially intimidated by Zoom. But, it is actually more accessible than I thought it would be. There are many beautiful aspects of the virtual yoga at home, including that you get to practice in your pajamas (!), and other family members can join in. Furthermore, we are donating 10% of […]

Artemis Yoga Offers 2 Free Yoga Classes Weekly via Zoom

Artemis Yoga

Yoga is good for so many reasons and the feedback this week has been wonderful. I realize that not everyone may be able to afford an online class right now and so we are offering two complimentary classes a week, free of charge. Please let others know about what our community is doing during this […]

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 […]

Letter from MDs in our Boston community: please share

coronavirus, covid-19

From BostonDoctors Corona Virus Letter from MDs in our Boston community: please share “As there is so much confusion, misinformation, and denial on social media about the coronavirus we hope to explain, in plain language, why the experts see this as such an emergency. Many people are reading the claim online that this virus is […]

COVID-19 Update Here in Newton from the Mayor

COVID-19 update in Newton MA

Here is an update on COVID-19 here in Newton. As of yesterday, there are five presumptive positive COVID-19 cases in Middlesex County. These five presumptive positive cases are all linked to the recent Biogen event. Newton Public Schools staff and families were notified by email last night that a Newton resident is one of the […]

Slammin’ Sunday Circuits Class

Sunday Circuits Exercise Class

Introducing a new, great exercise class in Newton! My boxing training partner, Suzanne Pettit, runs it. Slammin’ Sunday Circuits Sundays, 8:30 – 9 :30 am Future Shapes 56 Winchester St., 2nd floor Newton Drop-in rate is $20/class, but package discounts are available at Seamless Strength. There is a $10 intro rate for the first class. […]