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The Newton Citizens WebPages have been around since the fall of 1995! I've created this archive of changes to the What's New page for historical purposes. Some of the links may not work, since they are now out of date.

15 November 1999
Added information about the Newton North class of '74 25th reunion to the High School Reunions page.
2 November 1999
Updated the Newton Country Players page with news about their upcoming events.
31 October 1999
Facelift time! Do you like the new look of these pages? Drop me a line at bobbifox@world.std.com
27 September 1999
Created a Newton High Schools Reunions page. If you know of a reunion, please let me know.
9 September 1999
Updated the Newton Country Players' page to with information about their upcoming season.
12 August 1999
Added a link to the Myrtle Baptist Church's website on the Faith Communities page. Also, check out the 1999 Municipal Elections Calendar provided by the Newton League of Women Voters.
19 July 1999
Responding to an excellent request from a reader, I've added a direct link to the On-Line Catalogue of the Minuteman Library Network, of which the Newton Free Library is a part.
24 June 1999
Summer has arrived in Newton, and I've added a lot of listings to the July and August calendars.
17 May 1999
Added information about the Newton High School Class of 1949 50th Class Reunion. I hope to add information about other reuions, as I obtain the information. If you know of a reuion, please drop me a line at bobbifox@world.std.com
12 May 1999
On the Faith Communities Listings, added the Holy Faith Center at Stone Institute. On the Arts Organizations page, added a new category, Dance, occasioned by the addition of the Banbury Cross Children's Morris Dance Team, which is currently seeking new members.
8 March 1999
On the Faith Communities Listings, updated the information for Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, including a link to their web site.
24 February 1999
Added listings of the Newton Conservators Spring Walks to the Community Calendar. Check out their latest on-line Newsletter (Winter 1999)!
16 February 1999
Added a link to the Underwood School PTO's Creative Arts & Sciences events web page on the School Doin's page.
9 February 1999
Added a substantial number of items to the Community Calendar, including the League of Women Voters Series on Community Issues.
14 December 1998
Added a link to the Union Church in Waban's Home Page on the Communities of Faith page.
1 December 1998
On the Arts Organizations page, added a link to the new Newton Community Chorus site.
30 November 1998
Added the Orthodox Parish of the Holy Apostles to the Communities of Faith Page
23 November 1998
Updated the Newton Country Players page with information about their winter season.
7 October 1998
Added the League of Women Voters, Newton, Voters Guide for Newton-specific offices.
2 October 1998
Added a pointer to the Congregation Agudas Achim Anshei Sfard web site on the Faith Communities page, plus a link to their excellent history page on the On-line Tours of Newton page.
23 September 1998
Added the On-line Walks and Tours of Newton page, containing links to maps and descriptions of tours of Newton. Also added substantially to the Community Calendar for October and November.
11 September 1998
Updated the Newton Country Players page; please note that their One-Act Workshop has been postponed.
25 August 1998
Back in April, I added a pointer to historian Kenneth W. Newcomb's on-line book, Makers of the Mold, a photographic history of Newton Upper Falls. This site now been greatly expanded, with 19 chapters and some 250 images. Check it out!
27 July 1998
Added the new 1998-1999 season information for the Newton Country Players. Auditions for the first show are coming up in August!
22 June 1998
Changed all the Zip Codes on this Web Site; added Summer Comes to Newton.
12 June 1998
Added a link to the new Web Site of Trinity Episcopal Church on the Communities of Faith page.
17 April 1998
Added a link to historian Kenneth W. Newcomb's on-line book, Makers of the Mold to the Village of Newton Upper Falls page.
10 April 1998
On the Arts Organization page, added a link the the Newton Choral Society's new web site.
6 April 1998
Updated the Newton Country Players pages, with new photos!
31 March 1998
Updated the information and links on the About Newton page, sadly neglected by yours truly.
15 March 1998
Added links to the websites of Ou Lady Help of Christians and St. Ignatius churchs on the Faith Communities page.
1 March 1998
Corrected broken links in the School Doin's page. Added information about Newton's Alternatives to Pesticides Month. Added the new phone number and link to the web page for Temple Emanuel.
27 January 1998
Added a link to the United Methodist Church of Newton web page on the Faith Communities page.
22 January 1998
Added a link to the website of the Parish of the Good Shepherd on the Faith Communities Listing.
12 January 1998
Restored the links to rail stations on the MBTA Website, thanks to the help of someone associated with the page.
11 January 1998
Published the Newton Choral Society's Performance Schedule, and made substantial changes to the links on the village pages, in response to both the MBTA Website and the City of Newton, Mass., Government Website having complete redesigns.
4 January 1998
Updated the Newton Country Players page, and added some events to the January and February Community Calendar. Remember, if your non-profit group has an event, let me know, and I'll add it to the calendar!
4 December 1997
Added Congregation Bnai Jacob to the Faith Communities page.
29 October 1997
Added a page on the 1997 City Elections. Be sure to get out and vote!
12 October 1997
Added the Newton Symphony Orchestra's 1997-1998 Four Concert Series.
9 October 1997
Added information on the Silent Spring Institute
28 September 1997
Added Interfaith Counseling Center to Faith Communities in Newton, as the start of a new section on related organizations. Added information on the Newton Schools Foundation "Just Desserts and All That Jazz" fundraising Evening.
16 September 1997
Added a list of Newton Conservators walks to the September, October, and November Community Calendars.
4 September 1997
Added information about the Fall Semester and Winter Concert of the Newton Community Chorus
27 August 1997
Added a link to Shaarei Tefillah's web site on the Houses of Worship page.
1 July 1997
Added information about Integrated Pest Management provided by GreenCAP
25 June 1997
Added information about the Newton Community Chorus' Pops In the Park Concert, and added many events to the July and August calendar.
22 June 1997
In the Houses of Worship page, added a pointer to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. If your house of worship has a web site that I'm not yet linked to, please send me e-mail (bobbifox@world.std.com)
1 June 1997
Updated the Newton Country Players page with details of the 1997-1998 season.
18 May 1997
Thanks to the comment of a user from Costa Rica, I found out that the links that I had on the Villages pages to the MBTA bus routes no longer worked. Working with the MBTA Home Page's webmaster, I have now created valid links.
11 May 1997
Added information about the Walk for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd.
27 April 1997
Added information on Green CAP's event What's Bugging You?.
6 April 1997
To the School Doin's page, added TigerNet, Newton North High School's web publication. Contact tigernet@cybercom.net
4 March 1997
Added information about the Newton Community Chorus's March fundraiser, "A Night of Music.
20 February 1997
The Newton Computer Society is a reality!
23 January 1997
Added information about auditions to the Newton Community Chorus page.
20 January 1997
Added several new items to the Community Calendar. Remember, I'm happy to list all events and meetings sponsored by Newton-based non-profit organizations.
16 December 1996
Added a page for the Newton Community Chorus
9 December 1996
Added the January, 1997 Calendar. Keep those event notices coming!
3 December 1996
On the Environmental Organizations page, added a pointer to the new home page of the Friends of Hemlock Gorge, maintained by John Mordes (John.Mordes@ummed.edu). Also added a call for a Newton Computer Society.
1 December 1996
Added information about the upcoming production of the Newton Country Players.
18 November 1996
Added information about the Newton Schools Foundation's Celebrate Education '96 Gala
29 October 1996
Added photographs from the upcoming production of the Newton Country Players, plus a few photos from previous productions.
16 October 1996
Added two more bus routes to the Village of Newton Corner page, thanks to the sharp eyes of Bonnie Friedman, a resident of Oak Square/Newton Corner. Thanks, Bonnie!
14 October 1996
On the Villages pages, added links to the route maps and information on the MBTA Home Page,maintained by kytager@ix.netcom.com
13 October 1996
Added the Fall Concert Schedule sponsored by Highland Jazz, Inc.
2 October 1996
Updated the Newton Country Players page to feature information about the current production of Fiddler on the Roof
10 September 1996
Made substantial additions to the Community Calendar; remember, I can only add events I know about! Also, added a link to the new Newton Symphony Orchestra Web Page.
9 September 1996
Added a link to the Unofficial Home Page for the Newton Highlands Neighborhood Area Council to the Newton Highlands village page.
15 August 1996
Added the 1996-1997 Schedule for the Newton Symphony Orchestra. Added the call for the Great Daffodil Planting.
22 July 1996
Added the August Community Calendar; it's pretty sparse: send your event notices to me, and I'll add them. (It's not too early to think about September.)
9 July 1996
Added a call for volunteers for the Newton Centre summer garden.
5 July 1996
Added substantial information to the July Community Calendar.
30 May 1996
Added information about GreenCAP, a committee of Green Decade Coalition/Newton
22 May 1996
Added links to the independently maintained websites of Temple Shalom and Temple Beth Avodah on the Houses of Worship page.
7 May 1996
Added a description and history of the Newton Country Players.
29 April 1996
Added informtion on a tribute to Irving Berlin, presented by Highland Jazz. Added some of the Spring Walks page maintained by the Newton Conservators
23 April 1996
I slightly updated the main WebPage; let me know what you think of the new look.
9 April 1996
Added a link to the Bah'i Community of Newton's Web Page on the Houses of Worship page.
2 April 1996
Added a link to the Ward School Unofficial Home Page on the School Doin's page.
24 March 1996
In the School Doin's page, added Murray Road School, which was an alternative high school from 1968 -1979.
19 March 1996
Added the Rummage Sale at St. Mary's Episcopal Church.
13 March 1996
Added the particulars about the Zervas School Spring Fair on Saturday, March 23.
12 March 1996
Discontinued (by Library request) the Library Public Opinion Survey. Thanks for your responses!
27 February 1996
Joined the Blue Ribbon Anti-Censorship Campaign. Also noted a major change in performer for the Newton Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concert.
19 February 1996
Added a link to the Bowen School PTA Home Page in the School Doin's page.
13 February 1996
Added the Newton Television Foundation to the Arts Organizations page. Added the Lecture Series sponsored by the Lutheran Church of the Newtons.
8 February 1996
Added the spring schedule to the New Art Center Calendar
7 February 1996
Reorganized the School Doin's page, including a pointer to the state's Parent Information Center.
4 February 1996
Added to the February community calendar information about the American Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by the Norumbega & Brookline Lodge (Newtonville) of the Freemasons of Massachusetts. Added the Newton Country Players production of Into the Woods to the March community calendar
28 January 1996
Welcome to the Baha`i Community of Newton, whose listing I've added to the Houses of Worship page.
11 January 1996
Added a link to the web page of the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce. Added the Institutions of Higher Learning page. If you are associated with any of those listed which don't have a web page, and you'd like more information about the institution listed here, please get in touch!
25 December 1995:
Added the "School Doin's" page, containing web links to pages maintained by organizations associated with Newton Schools, such as Newton South's newspaper, The Lion's Roar, and the Web page of the Mason-Rice PTA.

Added new entries to the Community Calendar for December, March (1996) and April (1996)

Added the Environmental Organizations page.

30 November 1995:
Added new entries to the December Calendar, including Hansel & Gretel.
26 November 1995:
Added the Countryside School Auction.
16 November 1995:
Added classification of Houses of Worship by denomination, and added a Houses of Worship section to each of the village pages.
4 November 1995:
Added polling place information for the Municipal Elections
12 October 1995:
Added the Newton Free Library Public Opinion Survey form.
11 October 1995:
Added Coming up this weekend, connected the Special Events page.
5 October 1995:
Added the Fall Walks schedule of the Newton Conservators, the Concert Schedule of the Newton Symphony Orchestra, and the beginnings of a Community Calendar.

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