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The city of Newton, MA has a First Time Homebuyer Program  and a Newton Connection Homebuyer Program that offer up to $115,000 toward the purchase of a home.  The programs are open to applicants who live or work in Newton or have children in school in Newton.  The family income cannot exceed fede...

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A training course for landlords and property managers on Fair Housing Basics will be held from 9:30 am to 12 noon on Wednesday, January 30, 2008.  It will be held in Room 202 at Newton (MA) City Hall at 1000 Commonwealth Ave.  The curriculum of the course is as follows:Applicable laws: protected ...

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Newton, MA is not only a great place to live, it is a safe place to live. Every year Morgan Quinto Press, an independent research publisher, located in Lawrence, Kansas, publishes a list of the 100 safest and 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.  They look at 371 cities.  For the last five years...

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Newton Corner is one of the thirteen villages of the City of Newton, Massachusetts.  Newton Corner straddles the Massachusetts Turnpike. Like all the villages in Newton, the boundaries of Newton Corner are not well defined, but for a map of its approximate boundaries click here. Newton Corner has...

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Waban is one of the thirteen villages of the City of Newton, Massachusetts. Like all the villages in Newton, Waban does not have exactly defined boundaries, but it is roughly equivalents to Zip Code 02468. Waban was named for Waban, the first Massachusetts Indian converted to Christianity, in 164...

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The 3rd Annual Newton Art & Craft Show will be held at the Newton Cultural Center on Saturday and Sunday, December 8 and 9.  The Newton Cultural Center is located at 225 Nevada Street in the village of Newtonville.  The show will be open from 10 am to 5 pm of December 8 and from 11 am to 4 pm of ...

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The Newton Open Studios Fall Art Show & Sale will take place on November 10 & 11 from 11 am to 5 pm at the Newton Cultural Center.  The Newton Cultural Center is located at 225 Nevada Street, off of Watertown St.  The admission is $3.00 or $8.00 for a family. Art includes, paintings, photography,...

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I just took a look at the MLS statistics for the last three months (7/23/07 to 10/23/07) compared to the same three months last year (7/23/06 to 10/23/06) for single family, condos and multi-family homes sold.  Here they are:                                                        Last 3 Months   ...

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The following are various craft fairs and other fairs in Newton and surrounding towns during the next month:10/26 to 10/27 - Night of the Funk @ Return of the Belgian Beer Fest! Boston, Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 0245510/27 - Archangels1 Craft Fair 2007, Hellenic Cultural Cen...

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From the first Tuesday after July 4 to the last Friday in October there are two farmers markets in Newton:                                              Every Tuesday:  At Cold Spring Park on Beacon Street from 1:30 PM to 6 PM                                              Every Friday: At American ...

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Newton is a great place to live.  I have lived in Newton for 28 years.  It has a great school system and has many great amenities.  It is served by excellent transportation, includiing the MBTA green line, commuter rail and many buses. The buses include express buses to Newton Corner to downtown ...

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