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The campus of Newton North High School.

Newton School Committee approves later start times for high schools

Newton is poised to begin later start times for the city’s two high schools this fall, after the School Committee on Monday supported a plan for students to begin classes at 9 a.m.

Newton officials and many residents are fighting a proposed gun shop at 709 Washington St. in Newtonville.

Newton residents speak out on proposed gun store rules

Dozens of Newton residents weighed in Monday night on proposed rules to regulate gun stores and other firearms businesses, some making passionate cases to officials about the role gun ownership and the Second Amendment should play in the city.

I Voted stickers on the table at Hyde Community Center during Newton's election in 2019.

Nomination papers for Newton’s city election in November now available

Nomination papers for Newton’s upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 will be available starting Monday, according to the city clerk’s office.

First responders on the scene of a construction accident Thursday in Newton, where a concrete wall fell on a worker at the site of a home expansion project on Winchester Street.

Billerica man identified as worker killed in fatal construction accident in Newton

Russell Harron, 55, was identified this morning as the victim of the on-the-job fatality by Middlesex DA Marian Ryan’s office.

Philip D'Avanza installed the newly repaired gold-leafed clock hands on the cupola at Newton City Hall late last month.

Timed to perfection: With restoration, Newton City Hall’s 89-year-old clocks are ticking together again

Philip D’Avanza's work means the City Hall clocks are now accurate for the first time in nearly five years, according to Mayor Ruthanne Fuller.

Crews conducted a trench rescue Thursday morning after a wall collapsed on a worker in Newton.

Construction worker killed in concrete wall collapse at Newton home under renovation

A 55-year-old construction worker was fatally injured Thursday when a concrete wall fell on him while he was working in the foundation of a house under renovation in Newton Highlands, making him at least the fourth person killed on an Eastern Massachusetts job site since February, officials said.

Felipe Abagge, a seventh grader at Suzuki, plays Mozart’s “Arrieta” on piano for the first of five performances at the school’s Spring recitals.

‘They had to grow up, musically, a lot faster’

For the second year in a row, children performed recitals from their living rooms for the Suzuki School of Music in Newton.

All That Jazz Dance Studio is getting ready for their dance recital with hybrid classes.

Outdoors or on Zoom, Newton’s dance students are back on stage

After a year of virtual and hybrid classes, Newton dance studios are preparing for a second round of recitals during the pandemic — for some dancers, last year was canceled completely, and this is the first chance at performing publicly since COVID-19.