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Chronic flooding puts Countryside Elementary School project on the front burner, officials say

As part of the MSBA's examination into a proposed $50 million project at Countryside, Newton officials provided a narrated, virtual tour showing some challenges staff and students face.

Cooks get creative as Newton culinary studio offers both in-person and virtual experiences

After months of people cooking in their own kitchens, Create A Cook’s doors are now open in Newton Highlands to customers for in-person culinary experiences in addition to virtual.

To combat hunger, Newton opens a community ‘Freedge’

The Freedge — or free fridge — will offer food staples like produce, milk, eggs, and bread, along with prepared meals.


‘Newton Al Fresco’ to bring outdoor dining to city starting April 1

“Newton Al Fresco,” a local program to encourage outdoor dining and help restaurants amid the pandemic, is expected to begin April 1, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller said in a statement.

Public art opens doors to creativity in Newton

Finding inspiration for Newton Community Pride’s latest public art initiative was as simple as riding a bike.

Newton high schools get a second chance at a fall sports season

Football, volleyball and other teams must follow new game rules, require masks, lower capacity in locker rooms and follow other safety precautions.

Newton candidates vie for two City Council seats in March 16 special election

The winners would fill two vacant seats on the Newton City Council through the end of the year.


Newton mayor asks residents for help in reporting potholes

Newton’s Department of Public Works crews have repaired more than 500 potholes since the start of the year, according to Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, but the city needs assistance from residents to maintain city streets.