Monday Jul 7
Newton Ranked One of Safest Towns in Mass.
Newton was ranked No. 38 on a recent list of the 50 safest communities in Massachusetts.
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Fri Jul 04, 2014
Nashoba Publishing Online
Counselor pitches referral service
Page Hilltop Elementary School Counselor Betsy Dolan came to selectmen Monday night with commitments in hand from the Ayer Shirley Regional School District and Ayer selectmen to provide partial funding for a child and young adult mental-health counseling referral conduit.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
What's Open, Closed on the Fourth of July in Newton
Wondering what's open and closed on the Fourth of July in Newton? Check out our partial list of openings and closings for the holiday: All city, state and federal offices are closed.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Hundreds mourn slain Israeli teens at service in Wellesley
In the lofty, wood-paneled sanctuary of Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, hundreds of voices murmured prayers Wednesday night for three teenage Israeli boys killed thousands of miles away in the West Bank.
Baltimore Jewish Times
The "Arab World Studies Notebook," an anti-Israel text, has appeared in the public school curriculum of Newton, Mass.
Biotech Company Karyopharm Moving to Newton
The biotech company Karyopharm is moving to Newton. The firm, which makes drugs to fight cancer and other diseases, will leave its current home in Natick on Mercer Road, according to the Boston Business Journal .
Severe T-Storm Alert for Newton
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for Newton Wednesday afternoon. The National Weather Service declared the alert, which was in effect until 9 p.m. Heavy rain, strong winds, and hail were all possible, according to NWS.
Photo digitizing startup EverPresent, backed by former Facebook exec, opens new Watertown office
Newton-based photo- and video-digitizing startup EverPresent opened a second office last month in Watertown and the company plans to grow its headcount, said co-founder and CEO Eric Niloff.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
New Rep to Tour a Midsummer Night's Dream, 7/13-20
New Repertory Theatre announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare , performed at a variety of locations in the Greater Boston area from July 13-20, 2014.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Viewpoint: Springfield must hope state voters give the city a fighting chance
The Mass Gaming Commission held a public hearing on the Springfield Casino at the West Springfield Middle School in March.
Nashoba Publishing Online
School counselor pitches counseling referral service
Page Hilltop Elementary School Counselor Betsy Dolan came to selectmen Monday night with commitments in hand from the Ayer Shirley Regional School District and Ayer selectmen to provide partial funding for a child and young adult mental health counseling referral conduit.
Newton Man Charged with Assault and Battery
A 28-year-old Newton man was arrested Thursday afternoon on Alfred Road in Arlington after he allegedly pushed a woman during a domestic dispute.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
HBO doc '112 Weddings' explores marriages - Sun, 29 Jun 2014 PST
As filmmaker Doug Block sat in a coffee shop talking about his "112 Weddings" documentary, a stranger interrupted him to talk - at great length - about the state of her marriage.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Hub officials laud dispensary action
Boston officials praised a decision by the state health department Friday to revoke its preliminary approval for two medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, but some residents expressed concern that ailing patients will not be able to readily access the medicinal plant.
Banker & Tradesman
Mixed-Use Project Begins In Waltham
Construction has begun at The Merc at Moody & Main, a new mixed-use project by Newton-based Northland Investment Corp. in downtown Waltham.
Alleged Newton Heroin Dealer Indicted
A man who allegedly had a large stash of heroin for distribution when he was arrested in Newton has been indicted.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Couple Stole $10K Worth of Wine from Wegmans, Newton Cops Say
Newton police said they are hunting for a couple who allegedly stole $10,000 worth of wine from the new Wegmans in Chestnut Hill.
Community Advocate Newspaper
M. Thelma Formalarie, 88
Mary Thelma Thomas was born Sept. 30, 1925 in Waltham, a daughter of the late Seth Tislow Thomas and Evelyn Althea Thomas, and graduated from Waltham High School.
Reactions varied to ruling
The US Supreme Court decision today striking down the Massachusetts abortion clinic buffer zone law sparked a wide range of reactions today from groups on both sides of the abortion issue, as well as political leaders.