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City of Newton Issues Ban on Nips to Tackle Pollution
Metro, Politics, Newton

City of Newton Issues Ban on Nips to Tackle Pollution

The Newton Licensing Commission banned liquor stores and other retail businesses from selling “nips,” alcoholic beverages less than or equal to 100 milliliters, after June 30, 2022, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller announced in her update on Nov. 18.  With the ban, the City looks to eliminate environmental waste created by the miniature bottles, according to Emily…

Newton Home Prices Boom Amid the Pandemic
Metro, Newton

Newton Home Prices Boom Amid the Pandemic

The median sales price of single-family homes has nearly doubled in Newton in the last 10 years, according to a report that the city’s Assessors’ Office released on Nov. 15.  The median sales price in the city in 2021 through September increased by 91.3 percent since 2012. Ten years ago, the median sale price of…

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