Emergency training drill at Wells Ave Saturday 

From the mayor’s office…. This Saturday June 11, the Newton Police Department and Newton Fire Department will be hosting an active shooter training drill at Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Ambulatory Care Center located at 159 Wells Avenue. Activity for...

Another Incident on the Bike Path

Police report a person exposing themselves on the bike path. The Newton Police Report 9-1-1 log shows a report of Indecent Exposure at 204 North Street along the Charles River Bike path at about 8:40 on Thursday morning. A post on the Newton Mom’s Facebook page...

Say hello to Police Chief McDonald

 In honor of National Police week, Seana Gaherin, of Dunn-Gaherin’s and residents Joanne Kazarian and Lisa Jones are organizing activities this Friday and Saturday to introduce Newton’s Police Chief David McDonald to residents and business owners. At eachstop,...

City and firefighters reach agreement

Mayor Warren’s office announced yesterday that the city of Newton and the Firefighters’ union have agreed on a new contract retroactive to July 1, 2014, extending through June 30, 2018. From the press release: “Major highlights of the agreement...

Holiday shoppers say ‘bah humbug’ to fire alarm

This afternoon I was at a pretty crowded Chestnut Hill Mall when a strobe light started flashing and a siren started honking. It took me a few seconds to realize that — it wasn’t that someone just left a store with a security tag on — but that...

Bomb threat at Newton North

According to Newton Patch, crews are at Newton North responding to a bomb threat received in a note. We’ll post more information as we have it. Please share if you know anything. UPDATE HERE: Police determine no threat.  ...