Monday, March 25, 2013
Submissions are due this Friday, March 29.
The Newton Sons of the American Legion Post 440 is seeking student entries for its annual Newton Memorial Day Art Contest. The theme for this year's art contest is titled "Honoring America's Fallen Heroes" and submissions are due to the American Legion Post 440 by Friday, March 29, 2013, according to a press release issued by the Legion. The Memorial Day Art Contest is open to all Newton Public School students and the top three entries will be asked to duplicate their work on the walls of the game room at Newton Post 440, where the artwork will be on display for six months. Contest winners will also be asked to march in this year's Memorial Day Parade. “As a Veteran of the Iraq War, and proud member of the Post 440, I am proud to support …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
The center is located at American Legion Post 440 in Newton.
Local and state officials recently joined Mayor Setti Warren for the launch of a new Veterans Center at American Legion Post 440 in Newton. The regional center aims to give veterans of all generations and branches of service a "one-stop location" for information on education, job opportunities, housing, childcare, taxes, finances and health advice, according to a press release issued by the mayor's office. The center will also offer a place for local vets to network and socialize. “When I became mayor, I knew that we had to find new and creative ways to reach out to the roughly 7,000 veterans living in our community and ensure that they have access to quality services,” Warren, an Iraq War veteran, said in a statement. “In collaboration …
Friday, July 6, 2012
The Newton Farmers' Market opened for the season on Tues., July 3 at Cold Spring Park. The markets run July - October on Tuesdays and Friday at Cold Spring Park and Post 440.
The Newton Farmers' Markets run on Tuesdays and Fridays from July - October. The Tuesday markets are held at Cold Spring Park from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. and the Friday markets are held from noon - 5 p.m. at American Legion Post 440 on California Street. Many familiar faces will be back again this year including Wally's Wicked Good Ice Cream, Kimball Fruit Farm, Old Friends Farm, the Newton Community Farm and Crystal Brook Farm. New vendors include Turtle Creek Wine, Nella Pasta and Laurelwood Farms.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The baseball team is currently 2-1 this summer.
With spring sports finished and school out for the summer, the local American Legion baseball teams have hit the field. This year's Newton Post 440 team started its season on Tues., June 12 with a win against Lexington Post 38. Since then, the local team has also had a victory against Weston and a loss against Natick for a 2-1 overall standing. Post 440 is currently ranked second in Zone 5A and ranked second overall in the district (District 5). The team's next game will take place Sun., June 17 against Watertown Post 99. The game will take place at Victory Field (Orchard Street) in Watertown at 8 p.m. The 2012 Post 440 roster is below: Interested in contributing photos or write-ups from Newton American Legion baseball games? Email …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Members of American Legion Post 440, family members, and residents remembered those who gave their lives for their country during a series of memorial services throughout Newton and Nonantum Sunday morning, May 27, in observation of Memorial Day.
For many of us, the parks, bridges, and intersections we pass every day are simply that: ordinary places that make up our community. Yet many of places bear greater meaning, carrying on the names and memories of fellow Newtonians who gave their lives defending their nation. To remember and honor these heroes, members of American Legion Post 440 led a series of memorial services throughout Newton and Nonantum Sunday morning, a tradition they perform each Memorial Day weekend.
Monday, July 11, 2011
The summer season is coming to a close, but not before a slew of games for Newton baseball teams.
Newton baseball teams have been hard at work over the last week. Here is a wrap-up of the games played in the District 10 Little League tournaments and American Legion League: American Legion Post 440 District 10 Little League All Stars The Majors tournament has two pools - Pool 1: Newton West, Wellesley North, Newton South and Parkway National. Pool 2: Watertown, Newton Central, Newton East and Parkway American. The winners of the District 10 final will move on to the state tournament. For more information on the different tournaments, read our story here. District 10 Little League 9/10 The 9/10 division is wrapping up tonight with the final against Parkway American and Parkway National, which will be held at Casey Park …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The Cold Spring Park summer farmers' market opened for the season yesterday and will run every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
It's officially summer in Newton when the produce stands line up at Cold Spring Park. Yesterday was the first day for the Tuesday summer farmers' market, which runs from 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. at Cold Spring. Market Manager Judy Dore said the Tuesday market is welcoming a new farmer and baker as well as knife sharpening by On the Edge sharpening. The sharpening will be available at the July 12 market from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Dore recommends asking about appointments. A Friday summer market is also held at the American Legion Post 440 on California Street in Nonantum. The Friday market, which runs from noon - 5 p.m., will feature craft vendors this year. This year was also the first year for Newton's spring farmers' market, which was …
Friday, May 27, 2011
This week marks the first time Newton has a spring Farmers' Market. I visited it opening day to see what sorts of foodstuffs Newtonites could enjoy in their kitchens
As our intrepid editor, Melanie Graham, showed you in her pictorial piece Wednesday, there is a new spring Farmers’ Market here in Newton. Held on Tuesdays at Post 440 in Nonantum (where the Friday Farmers’ Market will be held come summer), the number of vendors is expected to grow as new produce comes into season and more craftspeople make their wares available for sale. But right now, the market is chock-full of wonderful produce, seafood, poultry and treats. Grilled Tilapia Piccata with Orzo (serves 4) Ingredients: Zest of 1 lemon and juice of 2 lemons 1/2 cup dry vermouth 1 shallot, thinly sliced Splash heavy cream 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into cubes, at room temperature Salt and pepper to taste 4 (8-ounce) tilapia fillets …
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The spring market will run on Tuesdays from noon-5 p.m. at Post 440 in Nonantum.
A new tradition started in Nonantum yesterday: a spring farmers' market. The market, which runs from noon-5 p.m. on Tuesdays, is an extension of The Garden City's summer farmers' markets. Familiar faces could be spotted at yesterday's grand opening as well as some new vendors. A group of crafters, a new offering at the spring markets, set up tables with unique jewelry, pendants and hand-blown glass. The spring farmers' market will run until June 28. The summer farmers' markets, which take place at Cold Spring Park on Tuesdays and Post 440 on Fridays, begin the first Tuesday after the Fourth of July. The summer market runs through the end of October. For more information on the markets, contact Dore at firstname.lastname@example.org.