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Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, left, is running for a second term this year and faces a challenge from Amy Mah Sangiolo, right, a former Ward 4 Councilor-at-large.

In first for Newton, two women face off for mayor on November ballot

Newton voters will face an unprecedented choice this November, as they’ll decide between two women candidates on the ballot in the city’s mayoral election.

Newton City Hall.

Newton City Council approves life sciences for Riverside mixed-use development

Newton’s City Council on Sept. 9 approved a pair of life sciences buildings and other changes developers sought for their mixed-use development at the Riverside transit station in Newton Lower Falls.


Newton to implement master plan for bicycling and pedestrians

Newton will develop a long-term bicycle and pedestrian master plan to help improve quality of life and public health, reduce emissions, and support community and economic development, according to Mayor Ruthanne Fuller.

Mr. Wein, in 2009, playing with a jazz band in New Orleans.

George Wein, legendary music producer and founder of Newport festivals, dies at 95

In addition to being a festival promoter, he at various times ran two Boston nightclubs, owned a record label, managed acts, promoted tours, lectured at Boston University, wrote a music column, and recorded and performed as a pianist.

Voters filled out their ballots at Newton's Hyde Community Center during a local election in 2019.

Voters across Greater Boston will cast ballots in preliminary mayoral elections Tuesday

Mayoral races in more than a dozen cities across Greater Boston will be winnowed down by local preliminary elections this month, as voters decide which candidates will appear on municipal ballots in November.


The ‘Great Newton Cleanup’ comes Sept. 18

Volunteers are being sought to help clean up Newton Saturday, Sept. 18, as part of ongoing efforts to maintain the city.


Newton Community Pride to distribute ‘micro grants’

Newton Community Pride is offering “micro grants” for local efforts to help support the arts, culture, service, and beautification in the city.

Newton’s new indoor mask rules take effect Thursday, Sept. 2

Masks will be required in all indoor public spaces in Newton starting on Thursday, Sept. 2.