Newtonville, Massachusetts

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Newtonville is a village of Newton, Massachusetts. Located in Newtonville is Newton North High School, one of the city's two high schools. Also located in Newtonville is the MBTA Commuter Rail train station, which is serviced by the buses 59, 553, 554, and 556.

Newtonville is a predominantly residential neighborhood. It was once served by the now defunct Newton Nexus bus, a free service provided by the city of Newton. Walnut Street could be called the main artery of the village. The urban section of the road is home to restaurants, bakeries, and cafes, several banks, a specialty camera store, a pet store, multiple fitness centers, and dry cleaners. Branching off of Walnut is the Austin Street commercial area, which sports a Starbucks, and a Goodwill dropoff. Austin Street's Shaw's Supermarket, formerly Star Market, was one of the first companies in the country to buy airspace for construction; the supermarket straddles the Mass Pike. Across the turnpike on Walnut Street, you can find more shops including Newtonville Camera, Inc., which may be the largest single location camera store in New England. Also, on the north side of the turnpike, on Washington Street (which runs parallel to the Massachusetts Turnpike) you can find many more restaurants, hair salons, barber shops, nail salons, liquor stores, Newton's largest Post Office, and a Whole Foods supermarket.

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Newton and Boston Street Railway car

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Coordinates: 42°21′00″N 71°12′13″W / 42.35000°N 71.20361°W / 42.35000; -71.20361