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.
MBTA’s Suspension of Bus Route 52 Affects Carroll Center for the Blind
For students and staff at the Carroll Center for the Blind, bus route 52—which was recently suspended—was also an essential learning resource.
Newton Food Pantry Introduces Community Freedge
The demand for food in Newton has risen with the onset of the pandemic and the Newton Food Pantry has risen to the occasion.
Newton Senior Center Helps Residents Secure COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments
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.
BC Alum Alex Gray Runs for City Council
Alex Gray, BC ’06, a Democrat, is running for an at-large seat on the Boston City Council and has the potential to be Boston’s first blind councilor.
With a Modern Twist, Bianca Offers an Eclectic Variety of Dishes
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.
Driveway Choir Finds Creative Way to Perform During 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.
BC Professors Discuss the MFA’s Postponement of the ‘Philip Guston Now’ Exhibit
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
New Bluebike Stations Installed in Newton
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…