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Village Profile: Newton Corner

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Newton Corner
Newton, MA

 

Newton Corner is a commercial hub off of the Massachusetts Turnpike. It includes  the Crown Plaza Hotel – built on air right over the highway. The village is located next to Exit 17 and offers convenient connection to and from Boston and Logan Airport. The Newton Corner Advisory Committee works in this village, [...]

Village Profile: Newton Upper Falls

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Newton Upper Falls

Newton, MA


Echo Bridge - Newton Upper Falls

Newton Upper Falls sits on the East bank of the Charles River, bordering Needham, Wellesley and West Roxbury. It gets its name for its spot on the falls. The village has over 150 houses on the historic register and is home to the Echo Bridge pedestrian [...]

Village Profile: Newton Highlands

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Newton Highlands
Newton, MA

 

 

Newton Highlands' railroad station was constructed before the town was even built. This was back when the Charles River Railroad was extended through Newton in 1852. The primary purpose of the track was to carry gravel from Needham to fill the Back Bay. This lasted until the early 1870s when the railbed was [...]