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First responders on the scene of a construction accident Thursday in Newton, where a concrete wall fell on a worker at the site of a home expansion project on Winchester Street.

Billerica man identified as worker killed in fatal construction accident in Newton

Russell Harron, 55, was identified this morning as the victim of the on-the-job fatality by Middlesex DA Marian Ryan’s office.

Philip D'Avanza installed the newly repaired gold-leafed clock hands on the cupola at Newton City Hall late last month.

Timed to perfection: With restoration, Newton City Hall’s 89-year-old clocks are ticking together again

Philip D’Avanza's work means the City Hall clocks are now accurate for the first time in nearly five years, according to Mayor Ruthanne Fuller.

Crews conducted a trench rescue Thursday morning after a wall collapsed on a worker in Newton.

Construction worker killed in concrete wall collapse at Newton home under renovation

A 55-year-old construction worker was fatally injured Thursday when a concrete wall fell on him while he was working in the foundation of a house under renovation in Newton Highlands, making him at least the fourth person killed on an Eastern Massachusetts job site since February, officials said.

Newton Community Farm will reopen to the public June 1.

Advice gardeners - from the experts at Newton Community Farm

Barney Keezell is known in his Newton Centre neighborhood for the pumpkins he grows in his hedge.

Some of the banners in WindowART’s first installation, displayed in the Trio development in Newton.

Newton Community Pride brings art to empty storefront windows

The pandemic has left some of the city’s storefronts vacant — but Newton Community Pride is working to fill the empty windows with local art.


Developer seeks to expand West Newton 40B plan

Mark Development, which secured approval for a mixed-use affordable housing project in West Newton last summer, is seeking Zoning Board of Appeals approval to add 64 additional apartments and more parking to the site.


Newton schools, CAPS Collaborative partner to continue Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program next year

Newton’s public schools will continue a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program next year after partnering with the Westminster-based CAPS Collaborative to oversee the effort.

I Voted stickers on the table at Hyde Community Center during Newton's election in 2019.

Nomination papers for Newton’s city election in November available starting Monday

Nomination papers for Newton’s upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 will be available starting Monday, according to the city clerk’s office.