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Lifetimes of inspiration showcased through their art

The exhibit was organized by Newton at Home, a nonprofit dedicated to helping the city’s older residents live in their own homes independently.

Only one side shows up at Northland forum held by League of Women Voters of Newton

Attendees heard from the project’s supporters, after the “no” side withdrew from the event.

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After 2 pedestrians struck, Newton mayor outlines traffic safety measures

“As we lean in to make our roads, sidewalks, and bike lanes safer, we also all have to slow down and pay attention,”Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller said.

Newton honors police lieutenant, store owner for heroic actions during attempted armed robbery

Lieutenant Dave Tempesta visited the West Newton convenience store while off duty to purchase a lottery ticket before his afternoon shift.

In West Newton, landmark proposal raises thorny issues over development

A city councilor’s push to preserve a group of commercial buildings as local landmarks could impact city efforts to revitalize the neighborhood.

After opposition to Albemarle, Newton continues search for proposed senior center’s home

The search for a new home for the city’s senior center — launched shortly after Fuller took office in 2018 — has grown into something of a game of musical chairs.

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.

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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.