West Newton

Craig Parsons in court on Dec. 22 (WBZ)

No Jail Time For Ex-B.C. Football Player In Homeless Beating

A former Boston College football player pleaded guilty Monday to an assault on a homeless man in Boston.


Coyotes (WBZ-TV File)

Newton Police Warn Residents To Watch Out For Coyotes

Newton Police are warning residents in the areas of Auburndale and West Newton to keep an eye on any outdoor pets following some recent concerns about coyotes.


A large tree was uprooted in Newton, tearing down power lines and falling on one resident's car.

Sandy Damage Report: Tree Falls On Car In West Newton

A large tree was uprooted in West Newton Monday night, tearing down power lines and landing on a nearby car.


Dean Bonis began CPR on a man that was unconscious at a train stop.

Train Passengers Help Save Man Who Suffered Heart Attack On Platform

A 50-year-old man collapsed on a Commuter Rail platform with a heart attack. Two bystanders began CPR which likely saved his life.


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Tree Stand In Family For Generations Closes

Health problems have left Bob Barbour of Barbour’s Farm Market on Washington St. unable to continue a business that began more than a century ago.


Trial Date Set For 9/11 Death Of West Newton Man

NEW YORK (AP) – A judge has set a June trial date for the first trial to result from the September 11, 2001 terrorism attacks.