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Average Newton Property Tax Bill Is $9,907

Average Newton Property Tax Bill Is $9,907

The Boston Business Journal analyzed property tax rates across the state.
Local Man Assaulted Cop Then Urinated All Over Jail Cell, Newton Police Say

Local Man Assaulted Cop Then Urinated All Over Jail Cell, Newton Police Say

The following are excerpts from the Newton police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.

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Boston Sports Clubs Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Boston Sports Clubs Celebrates 40th Anniversary

BSC's Newton & West Newton locations are offering members and nonmembers alike free fitness classes and more!
Local Man Assaulted Cop Then Urinated All Over Jail Cell, Newton Police Say

Local Man Assaulted Cop Then Urinated All Over Jail Cell, Newton Police Say

The following are excerpts from the Newton police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
Average Newton Property Tax Bill Is $9,907

Average Newton Property Tax Bill Is $9,907

The Boston Business Journal analyzed property tax rates across the state.
New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

New Mass. Home on the Market Has 4,000-Bottle Wine Cellar

This Weston mega-mansion is for sale for $24 million.
MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

MA Patch Weekly: Remembering 9/11; Longtime Congressman Loses in Primary; Sex Offender Kidnaps Small Child Outside Courthouse

Plus, Boston firefighters battle a major fire and a man is charged with allegedly secretly filming women in a public restroom.
Inside Primary Night in Mass.

Inside Primary Night in Mass.

State House News Service's recap and analysis of the week in state government.
Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Who Are Four of Massachusetts' 'Most Wanted' Criminals?

Here’s the latest list from Mass Most Wanted.
Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

Yelp's Top 10 Chinese Food Spots in Massachusetts

Did your favorite place make the cut?
Newton Cop Log: Gun, Leaf Blowers, Safe Stolen

Newton Cop Log: Gun, Leaf Blowers, Safe Stolen

The following are excerpts from the Newton police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
Northern Lights Visible in New England Friday Night

Northern Lights Visible in New England Friday Night

The Aurora Borealis may possibly be seen in Massachusetts and parts of southern New England on Friday night, Sept. 12.
MassDOT Targets 8 Sites in 'Infra-Space' Redevelopment Program

MassDOT Targets 8 Sites in 'Infra-Space' Redevelopment Program

The project seeks to improve space under elevated roads, bridges, and viaducts.
MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

MA Patch Daily: Remembering 9/11; Stoughton Man Killed in Golf Cart Accident; Boston Firefighters Battle Five-Alarm Fire

Plus, public health officials raise West Nile Virus risk threat in some Middlesex County communities.
Remembering 9/11: The American Landscape Then and Now

Remembering 9/11: The American Landscape Then and Now

Thirteen years later, Americans are still on high alert about terror and national security.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leaked Online; Make Sure Yours Isn't Among Them

Although the leak is significant by the volume of passwords released, many of the usernames and passwords are no longer valid.
Sept. 11: A Day That Will Never Be Forgotten

Sept. 11: A Day That Will Never Be Forgotten

My 10th anniversary Sept. 11 Patch column ... It was a busy news day ... and then, I lost someone I knew.
Newton Cop Log: Minibike Bandit Flips Out in Cell, Ding-Dong Ditching, Elderly Shoplifter

Newton Cop Log: Minibike Bandit Flips Out in Cell, Ding-Dong Ditching, Elderly Shoplifter

The following are excerpts from the Newton police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

MA Patch Daily: Political Newcomer Beats Long-time Incumbent; A Rant About College Students Goes Viral; NJ Event Hopes to Break Swampscott Shofar Record

Plus, Massachusetts is one of the best places to have a baby and a team of students study whale mucus to see how it may determine stress.
Mass. One of 10 Best States to Have a Baby, Report Says

Mass. One of 10 Best States to Have a Baby, Report Says

The Bay State was ranked No. 8 on WalletHub's "Best and Worst States to Have a Baby" survey.
How Did Newton Vote in the State Primary?

How Did Newton Vote in the State Primary?

In the governor's race, voters chose Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker as the Democratic and Republican nominees, respectively.
Barbara Brousal-Glaser Wins Ward 3 Seat in Newton

Barbara Brousal-Glaser Wins Ward 3 Seat in Newton

She won the seat previously held by Sal Salvucci, who died earlier this year.