New to Newton: What to Know

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City Buildings

Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton 02459)

Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave, Newton Centre 02459)

Newton Resource Recovery Center (115 Rumford Ave, Auburndale 02466)


Apps to Download

Local Parks and Walking Paths

Auburndale Park (104 W Pine St, Auburndale 02466)

Edmands Park (Blake St, Newton 02460)

Farlow Park (129 Church St, Newton 02458)

Hammond Pond Reservation (Hammond Pond Pkwy, Chestnut Hill 02467)

Hemlock Gorge Reservation (Hamilton Place, Newton 02464)

Webster Conservation Area (416 Hammond Pong Pkwy, Newton 02459)

Wellington Park (Kilburn Rd & Henshaw Pl, West Newton 02465)

Other Notes:

All basketball courts are open

All playgrounds are closed

Local Grocery Stores

Arax Market (585 Mt Auburn St, Watertown 02472): Armenian and international specialty store

La Chapincita Market (424 Moody St, Waltham 02453): Latin American grocery store

Kurkman’s Market Co (227 Cypress St A, Brookline 02445): Neighborhood market with fresh produce and a deli

Newton Farmer’s Market (140 Brandeis Rd, Newton Center 02459): Local products. Open Saturdays 9 am-1 pm and Tuesday 2 pm-6 pm

Patel Brothers (425 Moody St, Waltham 02453): Indian grocery store

Russo’s (560 Pleasant St, Watertown 02472): Family-owned market with fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery, garden, and flowers

Walnut Market (20 Lincoln St, Newton Highlands 02461): International market

Waban Market (10 Windsor Rd, Waban 02468): Family-owned grocery and world food store