Newton MA Resources

Fig Newtons

In 1891 the fig cookies were named "Newton" after the town of Newton, MA.


Newton Education


  • Suzuki Preschool of Newton
  • Saplings Pre-School
  • Bilingual Beginnings at Pine Village Preschool
  • West Newton Children's Center
  • Little Red Wagon Playschool

Primary and Secondary Education

  • Angier Elementary School
  • Cabot Elementary School
  • Bigelow Middle School
  • Oak Hill Middle School
  • Day Middle School
  • Newton North High School
  • Newton South High School

Private Schools

Higher Education

Newton Hospitals

  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital is located at 2014 Washington Street in Newton. U.S. News & World Report ranks the hospital 13th best in the Boston metro area.

Newton Transportation

Newton Points of Interest

  • Heartbreak Hill, notably challenging stretch of the Boston Marathon, on Commonwealth Avenue between Centre Street and Boston College.
  • Bullough's Pond is an old mill pond transformed into a landscape feature when Newton became a suburban community in the late nineteenth century.
  • Chestnut Hill Reservoir is a popular park with residents of Newton, Brookline, and the Brighton section of Boston. Although completely within the Boston city limits, it is directly contiguous to the Newton city limits. The park offers beautiful views of the Boston skyline, and is framed by stately homes and the campus of Boston College.
  • The Jackson Homestead, now the Newton History Museum at the Jackson Homestead, is best known for its history as a stop on the Underground Railroad.


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