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Newton Patch Holiday Guide: Holiday Caroling, Shopping, Santa and More
The holiday season is upon us, and there are plenty of things to do in and around Newton, from shopping, to lending a hand, to enjoying some holiday cheer.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Sudbury Residents to be Honored on Sunday
Sudbury resident Carl Chudnofsky has been named the honoree of the annual MetroWest Jewish Day School Gala, to be held on Sunday, December 15 at 5pm at Temple Reyim in Newton, MA.
Backers of seat belts on school buses encouraged by new fed rule
A proposal to require seat belts on school buses -- perennial legislation that never makes it through the Legislature -- was before lawmakers again Thursday.
Holiday Handbells, Kindermusik Jingle Jangle, Waban Area Council
2. Kindermusik Jingle Jangle playdates are coming to the Suzuki School of Newton today at 4:45 p.m. These classes are adult-child interactive and are for newborns - age 5. They will play our jingle bells, dance like snowmen, watch the snow fall, go ice-skating, and get in the holiday spirit.
Preventing gun violence means broad effort, report says
Preventing mass shootings and episodes of gun violence across the USA requires focusing on individuals at high risk for violence and early intervention for troubled kids in the community, suggests a comprehensive report released today by an expert panel of the American Psychological Association.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Enjoy Art This Weekend While You Do Your Holiday Shopping in Newton
Head to the Arts Stroll and Shop this weekend in different spots around Newton. The Newton Cultural Alliance's event is back for the third year in a row.
Newton Woman Named a Top 5 Recycler in National Contest
Newton's Jill Schon earned the distinction of one of the nation's top recyclers in the TerraCycle Solo Summer Celebration contest.
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Richard Otis Ulin
Dick was born Aug. 3, 1917 in Boston, the son of Max and Harriet Tuttle Ulin, and grew up in Dorchester, Mass.
West Newton Community Meeting, Alzheimer's Program, Blood Drive
The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Newton Police Department Community Room.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Green Remodel Preserves Historical Charm
During the addition and renovation process, LDa Architecture & Interiors preserved the historical character of this 1914 Arts and Crafts-style home in Massachusetts.
Man Arrested for Kidnapping Woman off the Street in Watertown
A Dorchester man faces a kidnapping charge among the slew of charges he faces after an incident in Watertown late on the night of Dec. 2. At about 11:37 p.m. police were dispatched to Patten Street where they had received a 911 call from a cell phone in which the line remained connected, but no one was speaking, said Watertown Police Lt.
Vehicle Strikes Pole on Maple Street on Monday
Here are the highlights of the Northborough Police log for Monday, courtesy of the Northborough Police Department: At 6:33 a.m., police assisted the fire department with a medical on Whitney Street.
Indoor Farmers Market, Author Talk, Bingo for Seniors
2. Journalist Ari Shavit will discuss his book My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, 333 Nahanton St. in Newton, today at 7:30 p.m. Find out more here .
Nantucket's old inns pump up the wow factor
At 76 Main, a former sea captain's residence, new owners have replaced the dark wood paneling with bright decor and iPads in every guest room.
Acupuncture program brings solace for patients in hospice
In her Winthrop living room, she is silent in her pink, comfy chair. Just moments before, Daria Casinelli, a licensed acupuncturist, inserted 14 needles in Woods' wrists, feet, and ears to help reduce the pain she feels in her feet and stomach, and to allow the 80-year-old former nurse to breathe easier.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Banker & Tradesman
Wellesley Multifamily Complex Sells For $25.6M
The Newton-based real estate investment firm bought the Linden Square Townhomes complex at 11 Oak St. from an affiliate of Woburn's Eastern Real Estate, an investment and development firm, and partner Boston Residential Group.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
COLUMN: Deck The Halls For The Holidays
McElroy has been playing Christmas music nonstop, and if you think this is a bad thing, you might as well be excited to take exams.
Senators: Put cameras on train tracks, engineers
A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
This dictate, found in the Shulchan Aruch , piqued the curiosity of Boston geriatrician Yosef Glassman when he was reading about Sabbath rituals on a religious quest nearly two decades ago.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Mass. gubernatorial hopefuls stockpiling money
The election of Massachusetts' next governor won't happen for nearly a year, but candidates for the state's top political office are already busily stockpiling money.