Newton is a suburban city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. This city is located 7 miles west of the central business district of Boston. Newton doesn’t have a single downtown area, instead it is made up of 13 smaller villages and many of these villages offer their own downtown areas. Newton’s 13 villages are: Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Center, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls, Newtonville, Nonantum (The Lake), Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Waban, and West Newton. Newton has been consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live in, in the country.
Companies based in Newton include TripAdvisor LLC. This town is a strong commuter city for Boston. Companies with office space or facilities in Boston include the Milken Institute, Gillette, Fidelity Investments, Bank of America, Beacon Press, and Bain Capitol.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Newton. One of the landmarks for the area is Crystal Lake. This is a 33-acre natural lake with private homes lining the shores. There are two parks on the lake, a town beach, and a bath house. Historically the lake was known as Baptist Pond, but an ice harvester thought Crystal Lake was a better marketing tool for selling ice cut from the pond. Dining options in Newton include Buff’s Pub, Amarin of Thailand, Vecchia-Roma, Bertucci’s, Pizzeria Uno, Village Café, and Chung-Shin Yuan Inc. Comella’s serves tasty homemade Italian food famed in the area for their large portions and delicious meatballs.
The nearest major airport to Newton is Logan International Airport which is 13 miles from the city center. Another major airport in the area is T. F. Green Airport, offering international and domestic flights from Providence, Rhode Island, is just 55 miles from Newton. Two additional airports in the area are Manchester-Boston Regional Airport featuring domestic flights from Manchester, New Hampshire, is 55 miles from Newton. New Bedford Regional Airport has domestic flights from New Bedford, Massachusetts and is 57 miles from Newton, MA. Newton is served by three modes of mass transit run by the MBTA: light rail, commuter rail, and bus service. Routes 30, 16 and 9 run through Newton making it very accessible to the rest of the country via road.