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Newton Hires Connects Employees to Newton Employers
Metro, Newton

Newton Hires Connects Employees to Newton Employers

Newton Hires, a program that aims to attract employees for Newton employers using cash bonus incentives, participated in a virtual career fair on Nov. 2 in an effort to involve more people in the program.  “We really hope that people will take a look at the program and try to participate,” Devra Bailin, Newton Economic…

Newton Neighbors Holds Thanksgiving Card Drive
Metro, Newton

Newton Neighbors Holds Thanksgiving Card Drive

To help families struggling with food insecurity, Newton Neighbors Helping Neighbors is holding a Thanksgiving card drive from Nov. 1 to Nov. 22. The initiative aims to provide families with $50 gift cards to local grocery stores, including Shaw’s, Star Market, Stop and Shop, and Market Basket.  One in eight families in Eastern Massachusetts suffer…

Goodbye Pumpkins, Hello Compost
Metro, Newton

Goodbye Pumpkins, Hello Compost

Pumpkin guts laid in piles as families, students, adults, and even Mayor Ruthanne Fuller gathered at Newton City Hall and War Memorial to smash their jack-o’-lanterns. The slogan “don’t trash it, smash it” promoted the city’s second annual Pumpkin Smash on Saturday. 

Newton Reports Election Results
Metro, Politics, Newton

Newton Reports Election Results

Unofficial results for the Nov. 2 Newton municipal elections were posted on the City of Newton’s website throughout Tuesday evening. Nearly 6,000 voters had already cast their ballots early or by mail as of Friday, according to the city clerk’s office, and the polls on Election Day opened for voters at 7 a.m. and closed at 8 p.m.

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