Paris, New York, Bangkok, Nantucket, Boston, and now Newton are all locations where Douglass Williams, chef and owner of MIDA in Roxbury, is sharing his expertise of cooking deliciously simple Italian cuisine.
After over eight years of renovations, the Nathaniel T. Allen House, located at 35 Webster St. in West Newton, has finished its transformation into a multi-purpose space now known as the Nathaniel Allen Center for Arts and Culture.
To commemorate the lives lost to COVID-19 in Newton, Green Newton’s Environmental Youth Leadership Program is planting 170 trees throughout Newton and five trees on Boston College’s campus.
To attain its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, the City of Newton created the position of Newton energy coach. Liora Silkes will step into this role and work closely with residents, builders, and contractors to reduce carbon emissions, according to a statement from Mayor Ruthanne Fuller on Thursday.
Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has urged the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to strengthen its oversight of Boston College in response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases on campus.
Newton civic and religious leaders, activists, and students spoke at a virtual celebration honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. The event was hosted by the Harmony Foundation and centered around the theme of “Keep Moving Forward,” in light of the pandemic and widespread protests against the systemic racism facing Black Americans.
Bryce and Kathryn Denney have not let COVID-19 prevent them from safely singing with others. Their solution was a driveway choir, which allowed singers to perform together in real time from the safety of their cars.
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.
“This is about access to testing for those who might not otherwise have it,” Newton Health and Human Services Commissioner Deborah Youngblood wrote in an email to The Heights. “We want to be sure that there are not financial barriers to receiving COVID tests to mitigate the risk of disproportionate impact of the virus on low income residents.”