A group of intruders infiltrated a Newton South High School Advanced Placement Chinese class conducted on Zoom on Wednesday and spreaded “hate-filled images and speech,” according to a statement from Newton South Principal Joel Stembridge.
Newton Covenant Church Hosts Virtual Concert Benefitting Boston Public Schools
Newton Covenant Church spearheaded the initiative to raise money for the Boston Resiliency Fund and the Newton COVID-19 Care Fund with music.
BC Mission and Ministry Cancels In-Person Mass Services
Senior Adriana Watkins set candles up around her laptop at the table in her living room to watch Rev. Casey Beaumier, S.J., deliver the Candlelight Mass.
As Campus Closes, Students React
Sophie Oliver, MCAS ’22, was running around the Reservoir when she got the news: the Boston College community would be transitioning to online classes.
Massachusetts Declares a State of Emergency as a Result of Coronavirus
Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts in response to coronavirus during a press conference at the State House on Tuesday.
Valet Accidentally Shot by Police Officer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Police officers accidentally shot a valet outside of Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Feb. 7. Root had pulled a fake gun on a hospital security guard and chased two other guards before the police were called.
Racist Epithet Found Written on Sidewalk in Newton
A racist epithet written in masking tape was found on the sidewalk on Sunday night. The incident is currently under investigation by the Newton Police Department.
Newton Temporarily Suspends Landmark Nominations
The Newton Zoning and Planning Committee decided to suspend landmark nominations to give the city more time to make revisions to the nomination process.
City of Newton Receives Grant for Affordable Housing Development
The city of Newton has received a grant to make headway in turning the historic West Newton Armory into affordable housing, according to a press release from Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller. The grant enables the city to conduct a pre-development analysis to see if the armory is suitable for an affordable housing establishment.
Northland Project Passed, Residents Seek Referendum
Newton City Council passed the Northland Development Project on Monday, setting up the project to break ground over a year after its proposal.