Carlson Woods sale called off, following UMass’ Mount Ida acquisition

On the heels of news that UMass is acquiring Newton’s Mount Ida College, plans to build eight homes along Carlson Avenue will not go forward, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced today

“I’ve spoken with University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan and he’s committed to being a good neighbor and working with the residents of Newton,” Fuller said in a statement.

Meehan said that the present agreement on the eight parcels along Carlson Avenue would not go forward as part of the UMass transaction, which was part of a positive dialogue about the future of the campus, the statement added.

Sharing STEM at Oak Hill Middle School

Sharing STEM at Oak Hill Middle School

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to share some of my experiences as a Physicist with about 85 6th graders at Oak Hill having become a STEM Ambassador with a program called DIGITS. According to the program, DIGITS is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and...
Can anyone top an 18-year gas leak?

Can anyone top an 18-year gas leak?

This past Saturday I was on McCarthy Road in Oak Hill for the Tree Planting class for representatives (including Adam Peller!) of the neighborhood groups where Newton Tree Conservancy is planting trees this Saturday, and we got eight of the trees planted. I also met...

Leaf blower rage in Oak Hill Park

From Newton Patch Police responded to a home on Cavanaugh Path Saturday, Oct. 13, after a landscaper reported someone threatened him with a gun. According to reports, the landscaper was using a leaf blower on a yard on Cavanaugh Path when a man came out of a house...

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