villages

Village Profile: Oak Hill

Oak Hill

Newton, MA


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Oak Hill, the southernmost village of Newton, was long the least developed part of the city, with much of the area still semi-rural through the 1940s. It is situated on a landform known since the [...]

Village Profile: West Newton

West Newton

Newton, MA

 

West Newton is one of the oldest of Newton's villages. Its main thoroughfare is Washington Street which provides easy access to the Massachusetts Turnpike and the MBTA Commuter Rail Station. In addition to the retail and service businesses, West Newton includes a large amount of the city's manufacturing use. A local [...]

Village Profile: Nonantum

Nonantum

Newton, MA

 

Nonantum is located in the northeastern part of Newton - bordering Watertown. The main commercial area lays between Adams Street and Faxon Street on Watertown Street. Another commercial area sits along California Street. This village has more manufacturing use than the other villages. The Nonantum Advisory Commitee and [...]