Newton Centre is Newton’s largest village in Newton and has an amazing village center which several blocks. The three busiest roads in Newton Centre are Beacon Street, Centre Street and Langley Road. These three streets make up the triangular shaped main commercial center and across the way is Piccadilly Square, a lively shopping/dining center.
DINE LOCAL, SHOP LOCAL!
There are so many local businesses here in Newton Centre, with new ones always coming in, here is just a sampling. Dining options include casual dining stops such as Johnny’s Luncheonette, Bill’s Pizza, Big Little Diner, The Deluxe Station Diner, and Jumbo Seafood. For a more dress up dining experience, try my favorite, Farmstead Table, for local food prepared creatively.
Shopping is so much a community experience in Newton. In Winter season, there is always a city-wide Shop and Stroll. Picadilly Square features fabulous shopping destinations such as Folklorica, The Silver Woman, Betsy Jenney, CERI. Newtonville Books, located on Langley Road, is a vibrant bookstore with frequent book signing events for adults and children.
The Newton Centre Green is also located here and hosts Ethnic Festivals on Sunday evenings, while on Wednesday afternoons in the summer children’s performances take place at the Newton Centre Playground. The village is also home to Crystal Lake, a great place to bring the family on a hot summer day. Newton Centre is a quiet village that can also offer its visitors and residents the bustling lifestyle of a city in its upscale village center. Just five miles from Newton Centre you can find Mount Ida College tucked away privately on Dedham Street. The college is widely known for its Veterinary Technologist Program and their state-of-the art facility.
You can find the MBTA system passing right through Piccadilly Square here in Newton Centre. In the village center the D train of the green line passes through directly behind the Deluxe Station Diner. Below you can find a diagram of the green line passing through Newton Centre for a more in depth description. Also in Newton Centre the MBTA bus line passes through the village center. While Newton Centre is a centrally located village it is a quick five to ten minute drive to the mass pike in Auburndale giving residents and visitors easy access to the major highways.
Newton City Hall is located in 1000 Commonwealth Ave, which is actually in Newton Centre.
ZIPCODE NOTES: The 02459 zip code includes Thompsonville, Oak Hill, Oak Hill Park, and Newton Centre.