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24 min ago | Patch.com
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.
2 hrs ago | Business Journal
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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