• NNHS

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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    Where to Buy Masks Locally

    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 […]

  • New Art Center Needs Our Help

    New Art Center needs our help. If you are able to, please consider making a donation or buying a gift certificate. New Art Center is also offering online classes in response to COVID-19. New Art at Home! In the wake of the ever-changing state of the COVID-19 epidemic, we appreciate the support and care we […]

  • 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 www.dawndavis.com If you have a class card, you may use that (it would be at […]

  • Food for Families in Need

    Food for Families in Need

    Help for Our Neighbors Newton COVID-19 Care Fund: NewtonCareFund Centre Street Food Pantry: CentrestFoodPantry. Newton Food Pantry:  NewtonFoodPantry Arabic Baptist Church Food Pantry: ArabicBaptistChurch For those of us who need help – ranging from unemployment insurance and SNAP benefits to mental health resources and emergency intervention – please also see the list of resources here and here. We will update this list of resources […]

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    Places that are good local destinations for getting out of the house

    Memorial Drive, there is plenty of on-street parking in front of MIT. Paved bike path, as well as crushed stone for walking/jogging. Wollaston Beach in Quincy, which has about 2 miles of paved sidewalk abutting the seawall. We saw bikes, strollers, dogs, and walkers.  About 20 minutes away as there is no traffic. * Mount […]

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!

NNHS

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 […]

Newton During the Time of the Spanish Flu

This is from my old neighbor who has done a lot of research tracking his ancestors. He shares a historical perspective of the last pandemic on the residents of Newton — the Spanish Flu. ——- I was curious about the impact of the last pandemic on the residents of Newton. I decided utilize my experience […]

zoom bombing racist NSHS

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

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 […]

Hipstitch cloth face masks

Where to Buy Masks Locally

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 […]

Newton House Tour May 22 Offers Inside Look at Remarkable Properties

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

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 […]

New Art Center Needs Our Help

New Art Center needs our help. If you are able to, please consider making a donation or buying a gift certificate. New Art Center is also offering online classes in response to COVID-19. New Art at Home! In the wake of the ever-changing state of the COVID-19 epidemic, we appreciate the support and care we […]

SMILE Bingo Challenge from Soccer Without Borders

SMILE Bingo Challenge from Soccer Without Borders

Soccer Without Borders (ideas to stay connected and practice soccer at home): “We created an interactive SMILE Bingo challenge. The card is pictured below, in case it inspires you to create a similar tool for your remote-workplace. Watch the Around-The-World-Juggle video from Trevor, our Development Operations Associate, that awed us all!   Links: WHO hand […]

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 […]

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 www.dawndavis.com If you have a class card, you may use that (it would be at […]