Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and former city councilor Amy Mah Sangiolo won the Newton preliminary mayoral election Tuesday, securing a place for their names on the ballot for the Nov. 2 election
Twenty years ago, eight Newtonians lost their lives in the tragic events of Sept. 11. Twenty years later, Newtonians gathered in front of the fire department headquarters and around the Sept. 11 memorial. Together they remembered the lives lost on that day.
An indoor mask mandate for public spaces in Newton will go into effect on Sept. 2, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced in a statement on Thursday evening.
A series of five break-ins into the homes of Asian residents in Newton has caused alarm within the community.
Parks in Newton have served as a respite for residents throughout the pandemic. No matter the season, Newton Parks and Recreation Commissioner Nicole Banks said she has seen an increase in the number of Newtonians frequenting these public spaces. “Parks in general during the pandemic [have] been very, very popular,” Banks said. “They’ve been a…
Face coverings will no longer be required outside where social distancing is possible beginning on Friday, and restrictions on all businesses, including capacity limits, will be lifted on Aug. 1, Governor Charlie Baker announced on Tuesday.
A photograph of a vibrant red archway in Mexico next to a red “for rent” sign draws public attention in an otherwise empty Newtonville storefront window. As a part of a new public art initiative sponsored by Newton Community Pride, vacant Newton storefronts will display professional artwork in an effort to beautify the city.
“The news of a firearms dealer wanting to open in Newton comes after years of so many mass shootings in so many places from schools, theaters, and concerts to grocery stores and business places,” Fuller said in a statement on Thursday.
To commemorate the lives lost to COVID-19 in Newton, Green Newton’s Environmental Youth Leadership Program is planting 170 trees throughout Newton and five trees on Boston College’s campus.
John F. Carmichael Jr. will be the next chief of police of the Newton Police Department (NPD) starting in June, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced on Thursday. Fuller’s selection of Carmichael for the position follows his five years of experience as chief of the Walpole Police Department, she said in the statement. “He has a proven…