Week in Review: Frank Retires, Crosswalk Stings and Holidays Arrive in Newton

If you missed some headlines in Newton this week, catch up on your news in our week in review.

  • The week started off with big political news when . Frank held a press conference Monday afternoon why he decided to retire. 
  • Newton and Boston College Police at four sting locations in the city. 
  • The Newton School Committee met Monday night and . The committee also discussed matters around facilities .
  • A Newton man who had a history of assault and battery as well as drunk driving was arrested over Thanksgiving weekend for attempted murder. .  
  • at the state's annual "Firefighter of the Year" ceremony. 
  • The Board of Aldermen met briefly Wednesday night where . 
  • City Hall Thursday evening. 
  • Students from MIT Thursday night. The group of graduate students has been studying the area for potential development and infrastructure improvements. 
  • It's going to be a busy day today in Newton: Mayor Setti Warren is holding . Then, at 4 p.m., at 7 p.m. Stay tuned to Patch for coverage and send your holiday photos to Melanie.Graham@patch.com.


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