Is this it?

Is this it?

Between driving down Chestnut St in Waban this morning and then receiving this beautiful photo this morning in this week’s Upper Falls News, I’m beginning to think we’re in the midst of 2018’s Newton peak foliage. Does it get any better from...
Friday is final day for early voting

Friday is final day for early voting

If you’re away next Tuesday then get down to City Hall on Friday for the last day of early voting 8:30AM – 5 PM. I just voted there this morning and it was quite busy.  The poll worker I spoke to said that yesterday it was busy all day long, so it sounds...
Village14 photo retrospective

Village14 photo retrospective

Here’s a bit of fun from the Village14 archives.  These are a random selection of photos from the last five years of Village 14.  See if you can remember the stories that they were associated with.  If not just click on the photo. #1 #2 #3     #4 #5 #6...
Newton business photo essay

Newton business photo essay

Compare and contrast …. Garden Remedies Marijuana Dispensary, Washington St Newtonville       Liquor store in strip mall at Elliot St & Rt 9, proposed site of Cypress Tree retail marijuana shop     Discuss!  ...
Haunted Halloween Horror in the Highlands tonight

Haunted Halloween Horror in the Highlands tonight

Tonight is Newton Highlands annual FREE! Halloween extravaganza at The Hyde Center on Lincoln St. The Halloween Party for young kids (7 and under) is from 5 – 6 PM. The haunted house for the big kids (8 and older) is 6:30 – 7:30.  This year they’ve...
Farlow Park is reborn

Farlow Park is reborn

In 1880 the City of Newton built Farlow Park – the first public park in Newton.  It was a beautiful design by George Frederick Meacham, the dude who designed Boston’s Public Gardens. Back in the early 2000’s some neighbors came across old postcards...
It’s time to get inspired

It’s time to get inspired

One of my favorite nights of the years is coming up soon – Newton Inspires. If you’ve never been you should definitely give it a try.  Every year they assemble an amazing crew of Newton residents, experts in all sorts of wide ranging fields –...

Mayor presents 5 year plan to Council

Mayor Fuller presented the city’s Five Year Capital Improvement Plan, the Long Range Financial Plan, and the Five Year Financial Forecast for the next five years to the City Council this week. At a glance it looks like day to day finances are in good shape but...
Free family-friendy Fall Festival this Saturday

Free family-friendy Fall Festival this Saturday

Northland Investments is hosting a free, family friendly Fall Festival this Saturday, October 20th (rain date: Sunday, October 21st) from Noon to 5:00 pm at the Corner of Needham & Oak Streets in Newton.  The event will feature free food, snacks and ice cream;...
Oct 15 Community and Government Update

Oct 15 Community and Government Update

Here’s Amy Sangiolo’s digest of what’s happening in Newton government this week.   Happy Birthday Amy. The latest announcements and updates… Notable Events and Announcements   [Events] Monthly Report – Elementary School Building Projects – Now...
Roll the balls in Upper Falls

Roll the balls in Upper Falls

Bobby Passarini is one of the regular crew that congregates outside the Depot Coffee Shop at Oak & Chestnut Street in Upper Falls. About a year ago he dreamed up the idea of building a bocce court beside the Upper Falls Greenway.  All of the pieces of the puzzle...

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