“It’s not okay that just because I am a tall Black man walking one block from my house, that I’m pulled over and say that I fit a profile of a murder suspect just because he was tall,” Duncan said in the video.
The 124th Boston Marathon, originally set to take place on April 20 and rescheduled for September, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newton senior Izzy Klein launched Masks by Izzy to provide hand sewn masks for protection against the coronavirus, while donating half of the proceeds to the Greater Boston Food Bank.
The attorney for a suspended Newton District Court judge charged with helping a man escape from ICE has issued a letter accusing District Attorney Andrew Lelling of political bias and the state government of improper leaks to the press.
Intruders Display ‘Hate-Filled Images and Speech’ in Virtual AP Chinese Class at Newton South High School
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.
Historic Newton is working to ease anxiety and bring Newtonites together with a new project called Newton Connects. It will be sharing submitted photos and written entries about residents’ thoughts and emotions surrounding COVID-19.
The City of Newton has formed an Emergency Management Committee to respond to the threat of coronavirus and has a page on its website to update residents about the virus.
The Newton Historical Commission unanimously voted on Thursday for the building at 978 Watertown St. to receive local landmark status.
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.