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Week in Review: Debates, Hunger Games and a Murder Trial Sentence

The week's top stories in Newton.

  • A woman was recently sentenced for embezzling from a Newton video production company. 
  • Newton city officials are showcasing the city's 311 system and performance management tools with a new display at City Hall
  • A new steakhouse is on its way to the Chestnut Hill Shopping Center.
  • A Newton man who was allegedly part of an armed home invasion on Falmouth Road was held without bail. He is due back in court later this month. 
  • The Newton South community
  • After reviewing a full report on the police chief, the city has launched another investigation into the Newton Police Department
  • The School Committee heard updates on a number of facilities projects Monday night and discussed a change to a district alcohol policy
  • Did you catch the Brown-Warren Senate debate? Who do you think won?
  • A Newton man charged in a Waltham murder case changed his plea to guilty earlier this week and was sentenced to life in prison
  • A Newton police officer was involved in an accident in Nonantum Tuesday afternoon. 
  • Did you catch the presidential debate Wednesday night? Did you tune in to our live debate chat? Who do you think won the debate?
  • Fourth District candidate Sean Bielat will be chatting live on Newton Patch later this week. Tune in! 
  • Newton North students held their "One School, One Book" program Tuesday morning with a reenactment of The Hunger Games
  • Increased train service will soon be coming to Newton.
  • The Newton Police Department is investigating a rash of car breaks in the West Newton area
  • ABC will be filming a TV movie in Newton starting this Monday

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