Newton Highlands Village Day — Sunday, June 14

Newton Highlands Village Day — Sunday, June 14

The 40th annual Newton Highlands Village Day will be Sunday, June 14, from 11AM to 4PM on Lincoln Street between Walnut and Chester.  Net proceeds will benefit the Highlands community via the Hyde Center and Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council. The 5K Road Race...
Green Planet Kids has a new owner

Green Planet Kids has a new owner

After almost 25 years, Annabelle Ship (seen in photo here with two random customers) has sold her legendary Newton Highlands store Green Planet Kids. “I sold the business because it was doing well and I wanted to move on while I still had energy to do something...
School’s out but Skating is Open at the Hyde

School’s out but Skating is Open at the Hyde

John Rice reports that the rink is snow free and ready for skating. Several neighborhood kids were out working with John last night to clear the snow and prepare the rink for today’s snow day. The skating rink is in the Hyde playground in Lincoln Street in...

Anna’s Taqueria coming to Newton Highlands

The TAB’s Jim Morrison has confirmed what hungry burrito fans  have been waiting to hear — but those who dread Newton will become the next Brookline surely fear: Anna’s Taqueria is coming Newton Highlands. Although Jim’s article doesn’t provide...
Must be Winter! Skating starts today.

Must be Winter! Skating starts today.

Skating has officially opened in Newton Highlands at the rink in the Hyde Playground on Lincoln Street along with the rink in Lower Falls at Hamilton Field on Grove St. John Rice encourages all to come skate but please consider leaving your hockey sticks at home. The...
Anybody want to buy Jon Lester’s house?

Anybody want to buy Jon Lester’s house?

Former (and perhaps this suggests, not future) Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester’s house at 7 Bernard Street (down by the banks of the river Charles) is listed for $1.85 million. It has four five bedrooms, five four bathrooms, a wine cellar, and workshop, Newton Patch...
Rox Cafe has closed

Rox Cafe has closed

It seems that the Rox Cafe in Newton Highlands has closed. This was my Tuesday night hangout for dinner at the bar along with several other regular patrons. Many knew that this was a challenging location. Baker’s Best was a draw to the village and we all had...
Highlands MBTA Stop to be made Accessible

Highlands MBTA Stop to be made Accessible

Robert Solomon, a resident of Newton Highlands and member for the Highlands Area Council, has been on a mission to improve the accessibility of the Highlands T Stop. This started with an effort to get the drivers trained in the loading and unloading of wheel chairs...

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