Myrtle Baptist is unique as it has a history of activism and community work, allowing it to act as a haven for those that need it.
Tarik Lucas Breaks Barriers as First Black Newton City Councilor in 40 Years
As city councilor, Lucas said he is always listening to his constituents and building relationships with Newton residents.
Fuller Advocates for Override, Calls for Investment in Newton’s Future at State of the City Address
Mayor Fuller emphasized the importance of the upcoming override vote and reflected on the past year during her State of the City Address.
Amanda Henrickson Becomes Second Female Lieutenant in NPD History
Henrickson, the highest-ranking female officer in the NPD, is only the second female lieutenant in the department’s history.
Historic Newton Event “Moving North” Highlights Black Migration to the City
Several Black Virginians settled in Newton following the Civil War, including three families that formed a community known as the Village.
New Owners to Take Over Iconic Newton Ice Cream Shop
Cabot’s Ice Cream and Restaurant is a time capsule. The restaurant’s interior hasn’t changed since 1969, providing nostalgia for customers.
Pro-Override Groups Hold 21 Standouts Outside Public Schools Across Newton
The NTA, in collaboration with Yes for Newton, organized 21 community standouts in support of the override.
Newton School Committee Unanimously Approves Anna Nolin as Next NPS Superintendent
The final two candidates participated in community forum interviews before a final decision was made by the school committee on Friday.
Newton Business Owners Support Permanent Seasonal Outdoor Dining Amendment During Public Hearing
Restaurants that would like to add outdoor seating to their business can request an extension on an application portal from the city.
Newton Residents Voice Opinions for and Against Override
On March 14, Newton residents will vote on three ballot questions regarding the Mayor’s proposed $15 million tax increase.