Week in Review: Court Cases, Post Office News and Holiday Happenings

Miss a few headlines this week in Newton? Catch up on your local news with our Week in Review.

  • This week started out with after being run over by a car. 
  • , a Waban man who is accused of motor vehicle homicide. 
  • The Newton Board of Aldermen ; Ward 6 Alderman-at-Large Charlie Shapiro, Ward 7 Alderman-at-Large Sydra Schnipper and Ward 8 Alderman-at-Large John Freedman all had an opportunity to address the board.
  • The board also . 
  • Hanukkah started Tuesday and members from the held a celebration at the Newton Centre Green and . Meanwhile, members of the Chabad at Chestnut Hill . 
  • A suspect robbed the Bank of America on Boylston Street in Newton Tuesday afternoon and made off with an unknown amount of cash. and is asking the public for help in finding him. 
  • ? Newton Patch's Then & Now writer featured the new signs in this week's column.
  • We featured the fourth installment of our Newton Holiday Gift Guide 2011 this week, . You can check out . 
  • The U.S. Postal Service announced this week that it is delaying its decisions on post office closures until May. ! 
  • The defense lawyers for a Newton teen charged with murder . Benjamin Peirce, 18, is charged with murder in relation to the shooting death of a Waltham man.
  • Local news outlets reported this week that Oak Hill Middle School parents from other students' birthday parties or bar mitzvahs. Vote in our poll and tell us what you think!
  • Another local Democrat, this week. 
  • Patch featured a story this week on they are owed. 


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