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Newton, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Newton, MA include 02458, 02459, and 02462. The median home price in Newton is $929,000 which is roughly $422/per square foot. More Newton information.

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24 min ago | Patch.com

Newton Named Best City to Live in U.S.

Newton was commended for its "excellent" schools and low unemployment rate. 24/7 Wall St., which released its survey Wednesday, reported the following statistics for Newton: "Crime rates were just a fraction of national figures in 2012.

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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Two Massachusetts cities make list of best U.S. cities in which to live

Another national ranking of U.S. cities, another day in the sun for Newton. The Boston suburb is tops in a list of the best 50 U.S. cities in which to live compiled by the website Wall St. 24/7.

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6 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Luna Theater brings movies back to downtown Lowell

It's been years coming, but Lowell finally has a downtown movie theater again with the opening on Saturday of the Luna Theater within Mill No. 5's interior streetscape at 250 Jackson St. The new space for independent films, theater and live music features seating for 80 in a combination of luxurious red armchairs and countertop seating.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

Local Man Assaulted Cop Then Urinated All Over Jail Cell, Newton Police Say

Officers responded to a residence on Centre Street for a disturbance and found three people outside with a kitchen knife on the front steps. David Proia, 47, of 540 Centre St., Newton, was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Patch.com

Average Newton Property Tax Bill Is $9,907

Curious about how Newton's property taxes compare to that of surrounding towns? The Boston Business Journal has compiled an analysis highlighting property taxes in communities across the Commonwealth. The average property tax bill in Newton is $9,907, the 15th-highest on the journal's list of cities and towns with the biggest property tax bills in Massachusetts.

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Business Journal

Life science consulting firm BBK Worldwide raises $3M, eyes acquisitions

A consultancy firm that helps biotech and medical device firms enroll patients for clinical trials, BBK Worldwide has raised $3 million from a private, undisclosed investor and its two founders.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

CBS Local

All Things Travel: Boston RMV Relocates To New Office

The address is 136 Blackstone St. in a building owned by the state Transportation Department with the entrance facing the Greenway. The location is at the Haymarket MBTA station making it convenient for commuters walking past the building on their way to North Station.

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PRLog US Entertainment

Historic Newton Presents Arlo Guthrie & Guthrie Family Reunion

Featuring Arlo, Cathy Guthrie, Annie Guthrie, Abe, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion and the kids, Friday, November 21, 7:30 PM at Newton North High School, Newton, Massachusetts PRLog - Sep. 14, 2014 - NEWTON, Mass. -- "The Guthries are the first family of American folk.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Boston.com

Open Houses in Newton: Sept. 13-14

Newton was one of the most-searched cities for homes on Boston.com's real estate site. If you've been looking for a home in Newton, we've collected a handful this weekend's open houses.

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Patch.com

3 Issued Violations for Smoking Pot; Arrest for B&E in Wellesley; Larceny at Oxbow Road Residence

At 9:54 a.m., police responded to Fairfield Road for a report of an unknown man in the house. It was an error.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Nasdaq 100 Climbs as Apple Rebounds to Lift Technology Companies

The Nasdaq 100 Index rose as a rally in Apple Inc. lifted technology companies and investors continued to speculate on the timing of interest-rate increases. Apple Inc. jumped 3 percent, rebounding from yesterday's decline after it unveiled new products.

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Patch.com

Needham Body Shop Employee Faces Drug Charges

At 12:12 a.m., police responded to a report of taxi fare evasion on Harris Ave. The caller said that a man in his mid 20s had gone into a residence to get money to pay the fare and didn't come back out. It appears the man got out at the residence, didn't go in, and fled the area.

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Patch.com

Barbara Brousal-Glaser Wins Ward 3 Seat in Newton

Seth Moulton, a Marblehead native living in Salem, defeated nine-term Congressman John Tierney is the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday. NJ Department of Health suspension letter says Lori Wegner admitted to police she had taken the card from the unconscious woman A Maryland man acting as his own attorney was deemed argumentative by a judge, who had him shocked.

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PR-inside.com

Just Published: "General Compression, Inc. - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile"

The company designs and develops dispatchable wind and solar power system. Its projects are designed to set clean, domestic wind power to become the dominant electric power generation source.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WWLP

Decision 2014: Mass. Governor's Race

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick will not be seeking a third term in office, leaving his seat open to a new cast of candidates. Polls have been showing that current Mass.

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Patch.com

Newton Cop Log: Sleepy Man Found with Large Amount of Heroin, Stolen...

A 42-year-old man from Newton was charged with possession of heroin, alprazolam, and gabapentin. He was arrested after police received a call at about 6 p.m. saying he was sitting on a bench on Ash Street and looked like he may not b breathing.

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Patch.com

Drunk Driver from Newton Caught After Hit-and-Run, Cops Say

Concord police said they arrested a drunk driver last week after he hit a vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue then fled the scene. Victor Koukin, 51, of Kendrick St., Newton, was charged with OUI, leaving the scene of a crash, negligent driving, and having an open container in a vehicle.

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Falmouth Outlook

Dr. & Mrs. Phillip Sharp host dinner for Sharp Scholarship recipients

Sharp Scholarship recipients with Dr. and Mrs. Phillip Sharp, from left: Bryan Woods, Ann Sharp, Dr. Sharp, Colton Pugh, Mariah Moore, Chelsea Brossart, Savannah Schlueter. Dr. Phillip Sharp and his wife Ann of Newton, Massachusetts, recently returned to Northern Kentucky for a weekend family reunion.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Boston Herald

Low turnout projected for Massachusetts primary

Low voter turnout is expected for the primary election despite contested races for governor and other statewide offices, the state's top elections official said Monday. Treasurer Steven Grossman, Attorney General Martha Coakley and former federal health care administrator Don Berwick are seeking the Democratic nod for governor; former Harvard Pilgrim Health Care executive Charlie Baker and tea party-affiliated business owner Mark Fisher are vying for the Republican nomination in Tuesday's voting.

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Lowell Sun

Mom in court documents: Son who shot at Lowell officer was depressed

As Darriss Newton, 22, sat bleeding from two bullet wounds after allegedly shooting at a Lowell police officer who returned fire, Newton begged officers to "finish him off" because he had "nothing to live for." When police contacted Newton's mother after her son was shot in the chest and arm during a 3:30 a.m. shooting Aug. 27, she told police her son had become extremely depressed over the last several weeks, according to court documents, and said he had been talking about suicide.

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