ActiveMinds COLLEGE ESSAY Workshops

ActiveMinds Tutoring ( is pleased to announce our College Essay Workshops taught by an Ivy league essay expert, the same caliber of quality teaching that we've brought to our clients for over a decade. ⋆ What makes an effective essay ⋆ Brainstorm unique topics ⋆ Outline/draft ⋆ Choose one of three workshops being held in June, August, or September in Newton....

Folklorica Celebrates 45 Years of Success

Learn About the Washington Street Corridor

Watch this informative video/story by Ellen Ishkanian It’s time to put Washington Street on the “classic American road diet.” That’s the remedy prescribed by internationally-renown planner Jeff Speck and a team of transportation and design experts, who were commissioned to think big and create a vision of what’s possible for Newton’s long-neglected Washington Street corridor. Read the full story at

Newton-Needham Regional Chamber Elects Chris Teachout as its New Chair!

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber has elected Chris Teachout as its new chair! Teachout is the fourth generation of his family to have been raised in Newton and is currently the vice president for Business Development at Needham Bank. Teachout replaces Rachel Hillman Foy who has completed her two-year term.  

Magic at Russo’s Market on Saturday with a Brilliant Performance A  typical busy Saturday at Russo's Market in Watertown, just on the Newton/Watertown line. Musical performances from a series of vocalists. Guilherme Assuncao, employee of the market, stopped the crowd with his beautiful voice. People stopped, some pulled out their cameras. You can see the joy on their faces. The singer looks a little overcome by the attention and...

Women Who Lunch

Women Who Lunch
Lean in women and join this fabulous networking opportunity! Women Who Lunch is a semi-monthly luncheon series held every other Tuesday in the Brookline/JP area. We vary venues and menus, but our purpose remains the same: to get to know other Lady Bosses, and be a locus of mutual support and celebration. Bring your business cards, opportunities and challenges - and...