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Mobile Book Fair’s former home is reborn as small business hub

A visitor to the building that once housed the New England Mobile Book Fair might not recognize the renovated space at 84 Needham St.

Newton moves to seize Webster Woods from Boston College

A BC spokesman said the college will challenge the City Council’s unanimous decision in court.

Newton City Council approves Northland’s plan for 800 apartments, offices, and retail in Upper Falls

A local group, meanwhile, is organizing a voter referendum to overturn the council’s zoning changes.

Newton City Council may vote soon on Northland proposal

The mixed-use development has been touted for its inclusion of new housing and commercial space, but criticized for its size and potential impacts on nearby neighborhoods.

‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ still resonates nearly 50 years later

Nearly half a century has passed since a group of women in Boston published a book that transformed public understanding of women’s health and medical care.


Newton city councilor Greg Schwartz concedes to challenger Alicia Bowman after recount

Schwartz, who was narrowly defeated in the Nov. 5 election, conceded after a recount Saturday failed to help him win reelection.


Newtonville’s Austin Street development complete, developer says

Monthly rents for the 28 Austin’s apartments range from $2,445 to $5,855, depending on the size of the unit and number of bedrooms and baths, according to the development’s website.

As Newton mayor pushes land taking, Boston College urges residents to oppose it

The debate casts the city and the university on opposing sides over the future of the largest contiguous block of open space in Newton.