NewtonSERVES, a city-wide cleanup, is set to return this year in a limited capacity at various Newton locations after having been called off last year because of the pandemic.
For students and staff at the Carroll Center for the Blind, bus route 52—which was recently suspended—was also an essential learning resource.
When staff at the Newton Senior Center learned that individuals over 75 would be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, they knew making appointments online and accessing transportation could be challenging for some.
Opening a business during a pandemic is not an easy task, especially when the grand opening is based on a takeout menu alone. The husband and wife team of Tim and Nancy Cushman originally intended to open Bianca on March 19, but the opening was delayed by the pandemic.
Bryce and Kathryn Denney have not let COVID-19 prevent them from safely singing with others. Their solution was a driveway choir, which allowed singers to perform together in real time from the safety of their cars.
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts released a statement in September explaining its reasons for delaying the Philip Guston Now exhibit until 2024. The MFA directors said that given the recent events in the racial justice movement and the coronavirus pandemic the exhibit will be delayed
Look out sidewalk dwellers, Bluebikes have begun to populate Newton. Five Bluebike stations have been installed around Newton, and three additional stations will be installed in the next few weeks. The Bluebike system was established in Boston in 2011 and expanded to Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline in 2012. In addition to Newton, they have recently…