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MORE NEWTON HEADLINES


HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL NOTES

Tessa Lanfear could be poised to lead Newton North to three-peat

Versatile junior continues serving in hybrid role for another powerful Tigers’ squad.

RightSize Newton endorses candidates for City Council

A slate of eight candidates was endorsed by RightSize Newton, a local organization that has been critical of the scale and pace of development in the city.

Newton residents sound off on Washington Street zoning plans

Critics say taller buildings and denser development would harm their neighborhoods.

WEST CALENDAR

What’s happening west of Boston

The 25th season of Newton’s New Philharmonia Orchestra opens with a gala concert and reception on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Newton Centre.

NEWTON

Humphrey, Winters win preliminary election in Newton’s Ward 5 City Council race

William Humphrey and Kathryn K. Winters will face off in the city’s upcoming municipal election in November.

West Newton’s Barn shoe store is moving ... but not too far

The longtime retailer is moving to Washington Place, a housing and retail development under construction at the corner of Washington and Walnut streets.

Preliminary election will narrow field in Newton’s Ward 5

Newton voters in Waban and Upper Falls head to the polls for a preliminary election Tuesday to cast ballots among three candidates running for an open ward seat on the City Council.

Join in as Newton plans centennial of women’s right to vote

The city is seeking volunteers to begin planning a local celebration to recognize the centennial of American women’s right to vote.