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Joe Verdone (right) offered cooling relief with his garden hose for runners climbing Heartbreak Hill in Newton during the 2012 Marathon.

Indigenous activists call on Marathon organizers to change date

“The Boston Athletic Association clearly did not consult with all stakeholders,” said Jean-Luc Pierite, who heads the board of directors for the North American Indian Center of Boston. “The BAA should consult with the Indigenous Peoples Day committees in the eight cities and towns and reschedule based on their concerns.”

June Newton in 2011 in Berlin

Australian portrait photographer June Newton dies at 97

In 1970, after having moved to Paris with her husband, June Newton started her own career as a photographer under the pseudonym Alice Springs and soon became a well-regarded artist herself focusing on portraits.

Newton police report five house break-ins Friday night

Five homes in Newton were broken into during a roughly two-hour span Friday night, Newton police reported Saturday, and residents are asked to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.

Vicki Ni, GBCCA vice president, holding a sign as she cheered on runners at the Stop Hate Rally and Run on March 27.

Asian American community shows unity, resolve at relay race and rally in Newton

Newton residents showed solidarity and mourned the loss of the Atlanta shooting victims with a relay race on March 27 alongside seven other towns on the Boston Marathon route.

"Save Webster Woods!" signs displayed along Langley Road in Newton in 2016.

Newton, Boston College spar in court over value of Webster Woods

Boston College trustees and Newton officials are wrangling in Middlesex Superior Court over the value of about 15 acres of Webster Woods that the city took through eminent domain more than two years ago.

Members of Shaarei Tefillah in Newton Centre arrived for the early Passover prayer service Monday morning.

‘The lesson of Passover is we are faced with challenges.’ Newton’s Jewish community celebrates with resilience, hope

For the first time in a year, many families were able to gather and celebrate together in their homes and some synagogues opened their doors.

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Developers will seek changes for a mixed-use residential, retail, and business project at the MBTA's Riverside station that was approved by Newton's City Council last year.

Newton to hold public hearing on updated Riverside proposal that includes two life sciences buildings

Newton’s Land Use Committee and Planning and Development Board will host an April 13 public hearing on a proposed life sciences building and other changes for the Riverside mixed-use development on Grove Street.

Three deed-restricted affordable condominiums will be available for purchase at The Eliot, a new 14-unit development at 429 Cherry St. in West Newton.

Newton announces affordable condo ownership opportunities at The Eliot

Newton has announced three deed-restricted affordable condominiums available for purchase as part of a new 14-unit development in West Newton.