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Family receives letter blasting their Christmas decorations because 'not everybody is Christian'
A Massachusetts family says they have received a letter from an anonymous scrooge blasting their Christmas decorations because "not everybody in the neighborhood is Christian."
Tue Dec 17, 2013
IRS Names New Chairman and Members of ETAAC
The Internal Revenue Service announced the selection Tuesday of three new members and a chairperson of the IRS's Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee.
Newton Man Plans Run for Governor as Independent Candidate
A Newton man has joined the race to succeed Deval Patrick as the next Massachusetts governor.
Indoor Farmers Market, Israeli Consul Speaks, Movie Screening
2. Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York will speak today at 7:30 a.m. at the Newton Marriott.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Haggling moves to high-end retailers
This year some shoppers are quietly taking the art of bargaining up the escalator to the floors selling cashmere or over-the-knee leather boots, building on the haggling skills they acquired in the past few years getting big-box store deals on TVs and the like.
Now Hiring in Newton for: Store Manager, Benefits Specialist, Travel Sales Consultant
Looking for a new job? Your first job? Newton Patch is here to help with a roundup of what's available in and around town.
See Which Newton Chef Recently Appeared on CBS This Morning
Michael Leviton, the man behind Lumiere in West Newton, appeared on CBS This Morning on Saturday.
'Strange, Dying Fox' Reported on Howard Street on Saturday
Here are the highlights of the Northborough Police log for Friday and Saturday, courtesy of the Northborough Police Department: On Friday, at 9:31 a.m., on West Main Street, police issued a complaint for revoked registration and license, uninsured, and inspection.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Patrick assesses Asia trade mission
Nearly done with a 10-day trade mission to Asia, Governor Deval Patrick has already presided over two deals with Massachusetts firms in Japan, and expects to lay the groundwork for more as he hits Hong Kong and Singapore.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Newton Patch Holiday Guide: Holiday Caroling, Shopping, Santa and More
The holiday season is upon us, and there are plenty of things to do in and around Newton, from shopping, to lending a hand, to enjoying some holiday cheer.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Sudbury Residents to be Honored on Sunday
Sudbury resident Carl Chudnofsky has been named the honoree of the annual MetroWest Jewish Day School Gala, to be held on Sunday, December 15 at 5pm at Temple Reyim in Newton, MA.
Backers of seat belts on school buses encouraged by new fed rule
A proposal to require seat belts on school buses -- perennial legislation that never makes it through the Legislature -- was before lawmakers again Thursday.
Holiday Handbells, Kindermusik Jingle Jangle, Waban Area Council
2. Kindermusik Jingle Jangle playdates are coming to the Suzuki School of Newton today at 4:45 p.m. These classes are adult-child interactive and are for newborns - age 5. They will play our jingle bells, dance like snowmen, watch the snow fall, go ice-skating, and get in the holiday spirit.
Preventing gun violence means broad effort, report says
Preventing mass shootings and episodes of gun violence across the USA requires focusing on individuals at high risk for violence and early intervention for troubled kids in the community, suggests a comprehensive report released today by an expert panel of the American Psychological Association.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Enjoy Art This Weekend While You Do Your Holiday Shopping in Newton
Head to the Arts Stroll and Shop this weekend in different spots around Newton. The Newton Cultural Alliance's event is back for the third year in a row.
Newton Woman Named a Top 5 Recycler in National Contest
Newton's Jill Schon earned the distinction of one of the nation's top recyclers in the TerraCycle Solo Summer Celebration contest.
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Richard Otis Ulin
Dick was born Aug. 3, 1917 in Boston, the son of Max and Harriet Tuttle Ulin, and grew up in Dorchester, Mass.
West Newton Community Meeting, Alzheimer's Program, Blood Drive
The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Newton Police Department Community Room.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Green Remodel Preserves Historical Charm
During the addition and renovation process, LDa Architecture & Interiors preserved the historical character of this 1914 Arts and Crafts-style home in Massachusetts.
Man Arrested for Kidnapping Woman off the Street in Watertown
A Dorchester man faces a kidnapping charge among the slew of charges he faces after an incident in Watertown late on the night of Dec. 2. At about 11:37 p.m. police were dispatched to Patten Street where they had received a 911 call from a cell phone in which the line remained connected, but no one was speaking, said Watertown Police Lt.