Summer Fieldwork Intern Program at Newton Community Farm

Newton Community Farm
High School Students! Do you want to do meaningful work for a local organization this summer? Eat fresh vegetables that you harvested? Toil outside with your peers and our interesting farmers? Develop your leadership skills? If so, apply soon for our fieldwork intern program. Newton Community Farm is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working, curious high school students to join our team—no...

Newton Has Talent With Guest Star, Guilherme (Gilly) Assunção

For the 6th annual Newton Has Talent show, special guest, Gilly Assunção, local rising star will be attending as one of the judges and may even be performing! For this much loved event, all proceeds will go toward the community service projects of the Rotary Club of Newton. Ten acts,chosen by public vote, will perform in April 28, at the...

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.