How about a break? For Newton Trivia

How about a break? For Newton Trivia

The Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council is hosting a Newton trivia contest and we would love for you to participate.20 winners will receive a gift card to a Newton Highlands business.    You don’t need to get all of the questions right to win, but half of...
Proposed Development in the Highlands

Proposed Development in the Highlands

There is going to be a presentation of a proposed redevelopment in Newton Highlands at Thursday’s Newton Highlands Area Council meeting, January 2. Talanian Realty will present a proposal  for a development at 1149-1151 Walnut Street. This is the location of the...
Highlands Haunted House

Highlands Haunted House

Over 40 years and the annual haunted house is happening tomorrow, Sunday Oct 27, in the Highlands at the Hyde. Please join us for the Highlands activities, from the store window painting, which are looking good this year, then drop in for the Halloween Party at 5...
Got (good) Junk? Share it at Rumford

Got (good) Junk? Share it at Rumford

Remember the annual and semi-annual swap days at Rumford? Its back but every week. I was dropping off recyclables last week and popped over to the shed to see what people were sharing. I saw several “shoppers” and a couple of folks dropping off items. A...
Grape Leaf open on Lincoln St.

Grape Leaf open on Lincoln St.

  After a long wait, Mediterranean Grille opened today, Sat. 10 February. It looked like a nice opening lunch crowd today and I am looking forward to trying out the food.  The new restaurant occupies the former location of Games and Gizmos at 6 Lincoln St in Newton...
Soup’s on in the Highlands

Soup’s on in the Highlands

 Please join your Newton neighbors Saturday night for the annual Highlands Soup Social. Doors open at 6:00 PM at the Hyde Community Center, 90 Lincoln Street. We will be sampling soup for our local Highlands restaurants, including Walnut Grill, O’Hara’s...
Whither the City’s Volunteer?

Whither the City’s Volunteer?

This weekend marks the 18th Annual NewtonServes Day which is a great way to get citizens into the community. However Newton has been blessed with many ongoing functions that are only possible due to a citywide sense of volunteerism. I would count members of the city...
BBQ, Badges, and Ball

BBQ, Badges, and Ball

Too late to join the fun but today was the first annual “BBQ, Badges, and Ball”. The rain held off and residents hung out with members of the Newton Police, cadets from the academy, Mayor and Parks and Rec staff. The goal from Mayor Warren,  We want to...

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