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    Newton Food Pantry Volunteers Needed!

    Are you looking for a volunteer experience that allows you to give back to your community?  The Newton Food Pantry is looking for volunteers.  Volunteers are especially needed for Wednesdays starting in September – our food distribution days. This is a great volunteer opportunity for older kids – feel free to sign up along with your Middle […]

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    Russo’s to Close this Fall

    To Our Devoted and Loyal Customers,⁣ ⁣ After more than 70 years working for the family business, Tony Russo is retiring. ⁣ ⁣ Our business will close this fall.⁣ ⁣ It has been Tony’s privilege to serve our many wholesale and retail customers for seven decades.⁣ ⁣ Our business began as a small farm in […]

  • Amy Mah Sangiolo

    Meet Amy Mah Sangiolo: Newton Candidate for Mayor

    I was part of a Zoom Meet and Greet and clipped Amy Mah Sangiolo by topic.   Newton Public School Reopening Did you know that Newton Public High Schools have slipped by 20 spots in the rankings since Ruthanne Fuller became mayor? We are no longer in the Top 20 ranking. Newton School District: #58 […]

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    Changing the Game Kickstarter Project!

    I wanted to let you all know about my Kickstarter project that I am launching in two weeks. Changing the Game: Asian Pacific American Female Athletes by Mia Wenjen Everyone deserves to see themselves in the pages of a book. Now, Mia Wenjen brings the accomplishments of Asian Pacific American female athletes to life with […]

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

    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  

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

    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, […]

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!

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Turn Thanksgiving Leftovers into a Delicious Pot Pie (From Common Ground Bar and Grill)

If you don’t know what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers, here’s a great Thanksgiving Pot Pie courtesy of Common Ground Bar and Grill in Allston, Massachusetts. Common Ground Thanksgiving Pot Pie          serves 8 Here is a great way to use those leftovers from your feast from the day before.  Start with the topping so it has […]

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Nutrition IQ Program at Shaws Supermarket and Healthy Recipes for Autumn

I went to a blogging event at Shaws last month and discovered fifteen minutes prior to event that Capability:Mom was going too, which was a nice surprise. It was nice to meet Boston bloggers Maven of Savin’, Masshole Mommy, Mommy Niri, The Coupon Goddess, Toy Queen, Charlene Chronicles and learn about the Nutrition IQ program at Shaws […]

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School Committee Recommendations from Current School Committee Member Kurt Kusiak

Kurt Kusiak is my Dad Friend and neighbor and, because I have zero interest in politics of any ilk, I turn to him like my personal Godfather to vote his slate. Perhaps I am just lazy and bad with names such that I can’t keep track of so many people and their agendas. On the […]

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Newton’s Own Carol Reichert: Book Reading At Newtonville Books Monday (11/7) at 7pm

Join Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011 editor Lavinia Spalding and contributors Marcia DeSanctis, Abbie Kozolchyk and Newton’s own Carol Reichert for an evening of sharing true travel stories from around the world at Newtonville Books this Monday, November 11th, at 7 pm. Any woman whose passport has been stamped a few times knows the surest method of […]

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Professional Athletes that Lived or Currently Live in Newton UPDATED

There are a lot of professional athletes who have lived or currently live in Newton. I hear urban tales all the times of Red Sox players spotting at the local Supercuts. Invariably, our Newton athletes are gracious about giving out autographs or posing for a photo opp. Thank you! You all make lovely neighbors! Who have you run into? Please leave a comment and your story.

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Foraging in Newton: Wild Edible Plants Abound at Soccer Fields, Dog Parks and Schools!

Foraging for edible plants and berries is not the first thing that comes to mind when you live in a suburban city like Newton. Yet, the foraging is abundant at school yards, dog parks, and soccer fields. At least, that is where I found all these specimens.

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Volunteers Needed for Snow Shoveling to Help Local Senior and Disabled Residents

The City of Newton is preparing a list of students and adults willing to volunteer snow shoveling services for your local senior/disabled residents. Students — this is great volunteer experience!! Students/participants should be aware When you sign to be on this list, your name, village and phone # will be made available to those residents, often the […]

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MCAS Results for Newton Public Schools

The MCAS results are in and the results are impressive as usual. Here’s an assortment of information. The big story about the MCAS is the Newton North Junior who caught the MCAS error. Here are the links including a letter from Day Middle School’s principal Brian Turner as an example of how Newton Public Schools handles the test results.

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Totally Renovated : 8 Arapahoe St in Newton – SOLD

New to Market: Totally Renovated Single Family Colonial Style House in Newton, Massachusetts. Open House this Sunday, 10/9, from Noon to 2. $699k. 3 Bedrooms/ 2.5 Baths. Honed Black Granite and Stainless Steel Kitchen. Spacious Master Suite. Williams or Peirce Elementary School. For Sale by Owner.

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Get Gorgeous (Your Garden and Home): Fleuri Garden Designs UPDATED2

I walked by the most gorgeously decorated home walking my dog and then realized that it’s my Mom Friend Zoe who is a professional garden (indoor and out) decorator. Those are my words. Her company description is below.

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