NewTV Awarded Four More Emmy® Awards

NewTV’s team members won four additional Emmy® Awards on Saturday, June 2 at the Marriott Boston Copley Place for their work on Assassin Nation: “Baltimore Plot” and American Ruins: “Bannerman’s Castle.” This bring the total Emmy® wins for NewTV to thirteen, with nine...
122nd Running of the Boston Marathon

122nd Running of the Boston Marathon

On Monday, April 16, for the 122nd year the Boston Marathon once again made it’s way through the streets of Newton. The day was cold and wet and kept the crowd size down on Commonwealth Avenue to the smallest in recent memory. As the wheelchairs passed through the city… the area near city hall was surprisingly sparse. As time wore on more people showed up to watch and cheer the runners on. A group from Pasadena, California had a tent setup on the corner of Comm. Ave. and Walnut Street and was cheering on about twenty members of their club who were running that day. Despite the awful weather many said they expected to return and watch the event again.

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Yuki Kawauchi is the first Japanese man to win the Boston Marathon since 1987. Keith E. Jacobson/Photo

Desiree Linden, a Michigan resident, fought the wind and rain as she motored up Commonwealth Avenue in Newton. She said in an interview that she considered dropping out of the race. She went on and became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985. Keith E. Jacobson/Photo

Michael Hug (L) and Ernst van Dyk (R) finished the Boston Marathon in the #1 and #2 positions, respectively, in the men’s wheelchair division of the 122nd Boston Marathon. Keith E. Jacobson/Photo

Tatyana McFadden was the #1 finisher in the women’s wheelchair division of the 122nd Boston Marathon. Keith E. Jacobson/Photo

Weather seemed to be a factor causing this wheelchair athlete a minor mishap at Monday’s 122nd Boston Marathon. After a short delay he was able to recover and head on his was down Comm. Ave. towards the finish line in Boston. Keith E. Jacobson/Photo

As a safety precaution large vehicles blocked the intersection of Walnut Street and Commonwealth Avenue during the 122nd Boston Marathon, on Monday, April 16, 2018. A city employee said other intersections along the route were blocked in a similar way. Keith E. Jacobson/Photo.

Umbrellas came out as the rain came down at the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018. Keith E. Jacobson/Photo

NewTV’s Annual Meeting March 15

NewTV’s Annual Meeting March 15

NewTV’s 26th Annual Membership Meeting will be held at the studio at 23 Needham Street on March 15 at 7pm. There will be an annual report, refreshments, and one nominee will be elected to the NewTV Board of Directors. Ballots will be distributed to members in good...
The pianos are here!

The pianos are here!

The street pianos for the Newton Festival of the Arts “Artful Piano” projects were delivered to locations all over the city today. Here’s our beautiful Upper Falls piano at the corner of Oak & Chestnuts streets. Stop by and play us a tune...

City wanted ZBA to review Rowe Street counteroffer

“City lawyers were disappointed and surprised the Zoning Board of Appeals wouldn’t allow the developer of a Chapter 40B affordable housing project on Rowe Street in Auburndale to present a revised version of its project last year,” according to a series...

Dear NVA, please don’t repeat my mistake

About ten years ago, when I still worked at The TAB, one of our reporters was writing a story about how a group of political insiders was looking to recruit a candidate to run against then-alderman (and habitual thorn in the side of then-Mayor Cohen) Ken Parker. To...

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