BIG NEWS: Boston Globe to expand Newton news coverage

BIG NEWS: Boston Globe to expand Newton news coverage

This just in…. The Boston Globe announced a new partnership with Boston University College of Communication to expand news coverage in the city of Newton while also helping to train the next generation of journalists. Under a pilot program, the school will...

AG: Newton PTO treasurer stole $14K

Newton Patch reports: A former treasurer of the Newton Parent Teacher Organization Council was arrested Thursday in connection with stealing more than $14,000 from the Newton PTO Council, according to Attorney General Maura Healey. She’s also accused of...

Lasell College becoming Lasell University.

Lasell College in Auburdale is converting to a university, the Boston Globe reports.

“The change of name makes people recognize that the institution has graduate programs who might not have known otherwise. And it probably is done in part hoping that this designation confers prestige,” said Virginia Shapiro, a Boston University political science professor who is working on a history of US higher educations. “Whether that is true is dubious.”

Here’s a video announcement from Lasell….

Alert: Crystal Lake is closed

Swimming at Crystal Lake is closed at least for a week due to heightened levels of algae in the water. No one – humans or pets – should have contact with the water. • Do not swim in Crystal Lake • Do not swallow water from Crystal Lake • Keep animals away from Crystal...

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