Community

Newtonville Village Day -- Live Jazz, all-day activities, and a paradise for kids and bike riders.

Fall Juried Art Show -- Displaying the best of the best, the show celebrates the tremendous artistic creativity in Newton.

Urban Agriculture -- Individual garden plots and agricultural initiatives aren't just growing food, they're growing community.

Harvest Fair -- The green EXPO and numerous cultural opportunities bind Newton residents together.

Bill's Pizzaria 5K Run -- Runners in costumes compete for fun and raise money for the Travis Roy Foundation.

Summer Reading -- The local library is a cool oasis that invites kids to curl up with a book in the long, lazy days of summer.


TECH

LeTV, "the Netflix of China", shines at CES 2016 and is gearing up for the U.S. market.

"Girls Develop It" helps women build confidence in the tech arena by teaching them code web and mobile apps.

Homido, a French tech company, showcases affordable VR devices for every smartphone owners.

Young enterpreneur Brendan Ciecko creates a museum app that brings joy and enrichment to galleries.

From bed to bath, smart home products at CES Unveiled give customers more control and more comfort.

Racing drones bring the out-of-body experience that makes pilots feel fly up in the sky.


ISSUES

Nurses Back Injuries -- Hospitals fail to protect nurses from becoming patients.

LGBT Flag Raising -- Somerville High's Gay-Straight Alliance works to build respect and acceptance for diversity.

Charter v. Public Schools -- Aside from the long-running political debate, parents have a say.