Best deal in the city – FREE!

Best deal in the city – FREE!

Re-Use-It Newton is open for business at Rumford Ave every Saturday.  Bring clean usable items to the Rumford Ave Recycling Depot to give away for re-use, and/or come to take something for free you can use yourself. Saturdays 7:30a-1:30p, spring thru fall. Only bring...
Former mayor Tom Concannon died on Saturday

Former mayor Tom Concannon died on Saturday

Lifelong resident and former Mayor of Newton Thomas Concannon Jr., passed away on July 28, 2018.  After graduating from Newton High School in 1957, he went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Boston College in 1961. He later received a master’s degree in...
Big battle in the Highlands on Sunday night

Big battle in the Highlands on Sunday night

The battle for the English crown continues. As tensions rise between York and Lancaster it is unclear who has the right to the throne. With the Duke of York gaining support, who will ultimately reach power and glory: the Duke or King Henry VI? Commonwealth Shakespeare...
Upper Falls had a party last night

Upper Falls had a party last night

Upper Falls annual extravaganza, the Feast of the Falls went off without a hitch on Sunday night.   300 Upper Falls neighbors sat at one very, very long beautiful table for a delicious four course feast, prepared on site in a mobile kitchen in the woods of Hemlock...
Come to the long table

Come to the long table

Next Sunday, July 15 you’re invited to dine at the long table – you won’t be disappointed. On Sunday, July 15,  300 Upper Falls friends and neighbors will once again gather around one very long table in Hemlock Gorge for the 6th annual Feast of the...
Moss Man wants to meet you

Moss Man wants to meet you

The Upper Falls Greenway is full of art between now and September and  Moss Man is just one of the many creations along the way. Take a walk.  See some art....
Cannabis – The other side begins to speak

Cannabis – The other side begins to speak

Last week lawns signs went up on Elliot St objecting to the proposed medical marijuana facility at Rt 9 and Elliot St (the old Green Tea restaurant). Tonight I arrived home to find this flyer at my door with the request to go to NoBanInNewton.com to let the City...

Newton Community and local government update 6/25/18

Here’s Amy Sangiolo’s weekly update on Newton’s community and local government.  Newtonville Area Council Survey   MBTA Meeting – June 25th    City Council Meetings – Week of June 23rd – Back Pay for former Police Chief, Draft Pot Shop Zoning...
Art on the loose in Upper Falls

Art on the loose in Upper Falls

Everyone’s invited to the Upper Falls Greenway (at Oak and Chestnut St) on Monday at 5:30 PM to kick off a two month long exhibition of art up and down the Greenway.    “Beyond Borders” is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that is the work of N2...
The endless table – Feast of the Falls

The endless table – Feast of the Falls

Upper Falls is gearing up for its biggest night of the year.  The Feast of the Falls will be on Sunday July 15.Once again an amazing feast will be served to 400 lucky guests at a single very, very, very long table in Hemlock Gorge.   This is the 6th annual Feast of...
Story of the week – Marianne Marks

Story of the week – Marianne Marks

The Newton Nomadic Theater regularly hosts nights of storytelling called the Nomad Story Slam. From time to time I dive into the archive of 100’s of stories that have been told at the Nomad Story Slam over the last three years and pull out one of my favorites. This...
What a magical and mysterious tour

What a magical and mysterious tour

The 6th annual Tour de Newton, and the first ever Magical Mystery Tour de Newton took over the city this morning.  Riders took off on six different routes that all converged on City Hall for one big bicycle themed party with 700 guests.  Along each of those routes...

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