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Minuteman donates protective equipment to first responders, Emerson Hospital

The school, located in Lexington, donated more than 300 packages of various personal protective equipment to the Lexington and Lincoln police and fire departments and the hospital in Concord.

Before coronavirus, Newton development was booming. Now what?

Less than a month ago, Newton voters approved the biggest mixed-use project in the city’s history, and more proposals were on the drawing board.

Newton students, teachers lead the push for a more sustainable district

It takes more than just a few recycling bins here and there to truly make a school district environmentally sustainable.

Lottery opens for affordable housing units in Newtonville

A lottery for affordable and middle-income housing is open for a mixed-use development now under construction in Newtonville.


Avon residents can take a deep dive into town data

Reasoning that residents could use a break from a constant barrage of COVID-19 news, the town of Avon released a new website loaded with information about Avon and its finances.


Braintree police launch ‘Law and Order ... To Go’

The Braintree Police Department is doing its part to support local business during the coronavirus crisis by ordering takeout lunch and dinner from a different Braintree restaurant daily.


Newton unveils COVID-19 Care Fund

The fund is intended to support Newton residents, those who work in Newton, families with children enrolled in the public schools, and families with children receiving child-care services in Newton

Teachers’ love for their kids on parade in Clinton

In a season when learning is decidedly on hold, what happened here on Tuesday morning was a life lesson that those who witnessed it will never forget.