Leary: Why Did You Hijack Our Local Paper?

Leary: Why Did You Hijack Our Local Paper?

This letter to the editor appeared in this week’s Newton TAB.. Dear Newton Tab Editors and decision makers, I was very disappointed to see this week’s edition of the Newton Tab almost completely devoid of any local news, except for a piece from the Mayor’s...
Andy Levin stepping down from Newton TAB

Andy Levin stepping down from Newton TAB

Newton TAB Editor Andy Levin has resigned from his position at GateHouse Media. Levin began as Newton editor in October of 2014, with a staff that included one full-time and one part-time reporter. He leaves following multiple internal reorganizations (i.e. staff...
Laura Lovett named the Newton TAB’s new reporter

Laura Lovett named the Newton TAB’s new reporter

Wicked Local Newton and the Newton TAB have named Laura Lovett as their new Newton reporter. Laura previously divided her time between covering Newton and Brookline. She replaces Jonathan Dame who leaves the Newton beat this week for a reporting position at the...

Newton Schools spend $5K to fight state order to give docs to TAB

From Wicked Local Newton

The Newton Public Schools has paid its private attorney well over $5,000 to repeatedly oppose the public release of an investigative report completed last school year on anti-Semitic incidents at F. A. Day Middle School, the TAB has learned.

The Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office has now four times ruled the district is not providing enough justification for its extensive

Andy Levin:  I will no longer be the editor of the Newton TAB.

Andy Levin: I will no longer be the editor of the Newton TAB.

TAB editor Andy Levin posted a comment on this thread in response to this announcement from GateHouse media’s Lisa Strattan about changes at the company. I believe Andy’s comments are important enough that I’m starting a new thread here:

I don’t want to keep any of the TAB/Wicked Local Newton readers guessing as to what is coming next week and going forward.


Being the editor of the Newton TAB these past couple years has been a great pleasure, a tremendous honor and the job of my life. I love this city and I loved, truly loved being editor of its paper of record. I have never felt that way about any job.
Beginning next week, though, I will no longer be the editor of the Newton TAB. Indeed, all of our roles at Wicked Local will be changing….

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