Head down to swinging Auburndale on Saturday

Head down to swinging Auburndale on Saturday

  “Elegant.” “Riveting.” “Soulful.” “Classic mastery.” These are a few of the terms that have been used to describe the unique and stunning swing-jazz music of acoustic guitarist Guy Van Duser and clarinetist Billy...
Newton South South East ?

Newton South South East ?

Last night he Newton School Committee tabled a petition to rename Newton South High School.   The petition was initially filed by Newton South geography teacher Joe Wilson.  Said Wilson “as an educator it has always stuck in my craw that the name of our school...
City to expand the size of the City Council

City to expand the size of the City Council

Last night the City Council voted to expand the size of the City Council from 24 to 36.   David Olsen, Newton’s City Clerk, says the next step is that his office will file a “home rule petition” with the state legislature which he expects can get...
Purple boards are coming soon

Purple boards are coming soon

Purple boards are coming to Newton soon.  Last year the city rolled out the popular Lime Bike program across the city.   The ubiquitous pick- em-up-and-ride, dock-less, rental bikes were a big hit.   Nicole Freedman, Newton’s Director of Transportation says...
Municipal boundaries to be rationalized

Municipal boundaries to be rationalized

The town boundaries all around us are historic artifacts that are long outdated and have outlived their usefulness.  Over the last three year a multi-municipality consortium of Newton, Wellesley, and Newton have been meeting regularly to craft a fair and equitable...
Newton Tab newspaper sold

Newton Tab newspaper sold

Gatehouse Media announced today that they have just finalized the sale of the Newton Tab for an undisclosed sum to the City of Newton. Mike Reed, the CEO of GateHouse parent New Media Investment Group, says “our mission is to deliver high quality and trusted...
Baseballs in Upper Falls

Baseballs in Upper Falls

Will the Pawsox become the Newsox instead of the Woosox?  Facing significant questions regarding the financing of the proposed new Red Sox minor-league stadium in Worcester, the ownership group began casting about late last year for further options.   Meanwhile, in...
Newton Family Singers present the music of James Taylor

Newton Family Singers present the music of James Taylor

The Newton Family Singers present “You’ve Got a Friend: A Celebration of the Music of James Taylor”  Tickets for the next Newton Family Singers show celebrating the music of James Taylor are on sale now at http://newtonfamilysingers.seatyourself.biz/.  The concert...
What’s happening – March 24-30

What’s happening – March 24-30

Good Morning Newton Residents,    Here’s my weekly update on Newton’s community and local government. Kindly forward this on to your friends, family, and anyone you think might be interested or refer them to my website at amysangiolo.com to subscribe....
Nomad Story Slam

Nomad Story Slam

It’s time once again for another Nomad Story Slam  – this Friday March 29, 7:30 PM at Gregorian Rugs in Newton Lower Falls.  The theme of the night is “comfort zone”.   If you’ve ever listened to the Moth Radio Hour, you’ll love the...
Mmmm soup!

Mmmm soup!

Everyone is welcome to the FREE! 5th Annual Upper Falls Soup Social tonight, March 23, 5 PM at the Emerson Community Center on Pettee St in Upper Falls.   Delicious selection of soups from all of our local soup slinging restaurants.  Mmmmm! Brought to you by The Upper...

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