Week in Review: Elections Recap; A Nor'Easter; New Restaurant News

The top headlines in Newton this week.

  • Newton Patch started quite the discussion with local residents and what they thought about
  • Patch and AOL teamed up to help Hurricane Sandy victims in New York and New Jersey.
  • Who won Newton's vote on Election Day? .
  • Overall, 78 percent of Newton's registered voters made it out to the polls on Tuesday.
  • Patch was on hand to catch video and photo of Mitt Romney casting his ballot in Belmont. We also have a photo gallery of other elected officials voting in their hometowns.
  • Did you catch our live-tweeting of the Romney campaign party
  • In addition to the presidential race, all eyes were on the Mass. Senate race and Elizabeth Warren defeated Scott Brown.
  • In local races, Joe Kennedy III defeated Republican Sean Bielat for the Fourth Congressional District Seat. 
  • Democrat Kay Khan won her 10th term in the Massachusetts House. 
  • Democrat John Lawn defeated Republican Francis Stanton for the 10th Middlesex District seat.
  • Democrat Marilyn Pettito Devaney was re-elected to the Governor's Council.
  • See how the state ballot questions in Massachusetts turned out.
  • Have you seen photos of the completed Newton Sept. 11 Memorial? A dedication was held this weekend. 
  • How did you fare in this week's nor'easter? The city of Newton had extra personnel on hand to deal with the snow.
  • Have you tried out the new Waban Kitchen? We have the scoop on the food and philosophy behind the new restaurant.


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