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Newton gets grant to study potential affordable housing at armory

A consultant would be hired to determine the feasibility of converting the West Newton Armory into affordable housing.


Newton imposes fees for curbside disposal of bulky items starting Feb. 1

Starting Feb. 1, residents will have to pay $20 per item for the curbside collection of large items that can’t be recycled, such as wood furniture, mattresses, rugs, and tables, the department said.

Development community watches as Newton referendum could upend Northland project

“People will have great pause about doing business in Newton,” said Greg Vasil, chief executive and president of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.

Referendum could decide future of Newton’s biggest mixed-use development

Organizers have gathered enough signatures to force city councilors to either rescind zoning approval for the project or schedule a special election to decide its fate.

Working for solutions to the climate crisis

Newton residents filled the War Memorial Auditorium of City Hall last fall to discuss practical solutions they can take to combat the climate crisis.


Baramor a bar — and much more — in Newton Centre

Baramor owner-operator Arpit Patel was working in the corporate world when he started imagining where he could focus his energies instead.

Newton South jazz ensemble’s holiday concert raises funds for Panama trip

The ensemble treated the audience in Newton South High School’s Seasholes Auditorium to renditions of holiday classics.

Newton artist’s ‘universal’ menorah is featured at Museum of Fine Arts

Caron Tabb’s menorah consists of nine wooden poles — representing eight candles and one shamash — and fabric flames adorning quotations from famous thinkers and writers.