A large catapult was a fan-favorite way to launch the pumpkins, but residents also flung the gourds at a target or a tarp on the grounds.
Issues of zoning and policing were on the minds of some Newton residents who cast their votes during early voting in the special election to fill two vacant seats on the Newton City Council. Early in-person voting at Newton City Hall lasted five days, ending on Friday.
Reflecting on the resilience of the Newton community over the past year, Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller delivered her fourth State of the City Address.
More than a hundred cars lined up in front of Newton City Hall on Tuesday night to donate their gifts for the Newton Police Department’s annual holiday gift drive, “Stuff A Cruiser,” according to Sholkin.
More than 100 Newton residents, Newton North students, and activists carried signs reading “Black Lives Matter” and “There is no Planet B” in a socially distanced protest Saturday morning.
Citizens of Newton reflected upon the life of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday afternoon in an event organized by The League of Women Voters Newton.