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The Week's Top Stories: Live Chat, Business Celebrations and a Condom Controversy

What news did you miss this week in Newton? Here are the top stories from the last seven days.

  • The search continues for a missing Brown University student with ties to Newton
  • How much money does it take to raise a family in Newton?
  • U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III answered reader questions in a live chat on Patch this week. Check out some of the topics he talked about.
  • Newton home and condo sales were stagnant in February, it seems, likely due to low inventory of properties.
  • Boston College administrators said they are considering punishment against a group of students who handed out condoms on campus. What do you think? Since the story broke, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU have stood behind the students.
  • A man was arrested earlier this week for breaking in to the Newton Free Library and stealing money from cash registers.
  • Shake Shack held an official grand opening and "house warming" celebration this week with Shake Shack owner Danny Meyer and Mayor Setti Warren.
  • Pinkberry is set to open next week in Chestnut Hill.
  • Newton Superintendent David Fleishman has appointed an interim principal for Countryside Elementary.
  • How much did the city of Newton spend on snow removal this year

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