Residents and Newcomers

    This page has been created as a jumping off point for new residents to the City of Newton.

    We welcome you as a new resident to our wonderful city!

    Local Phone Company Verizon
    Local Cable Companies Comcast RCN Verizon
    City of Newton Public Works - Water City of Newton Water Dept
    City of Newton Public Works - Sewer City of Newton Sewer Dept.
    Gas Keyspan
    Electricity NStar  1-800-231-5325
    United States Post Office Newton Locations
    Registry of Motor Vehicles Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles
    Register to Vote City of Newton Election Department
    Trash Collection Recycling and Trash pick-up Information
    Enroll Your Child In School Newton Public School Department
    Other City Maintained Permits and Applications Index of City Services
    Recreation Programs & Camps Newton Parks & Recreation Department

    • POLICE & FIRE EMERGENCY: DIAL 911
    • Disabled Persons Transport --- The Ride (MBTA) (617) 722-5123
    • Domestic Abuse --- Community Services Bureau (Police Dept.) (617) 796-2103
    • Fallen Trees --- Parks & Recreation (617) 796-1500
    • Flooded Basement --- Fire Department (617) 796-2210
    • Gas Leaks --- Boston Gas 1-(800) 223-5325
    • Historical Museum The Jackson Homestead 617-796-1450
    • Power Failure --- Boston Edison (617) 262-4715
    • Sewer Backup --- Public Works (617) 796-1640
    • Sidewalk Damage --- Public Works (617) 796-1000
    • Street Defects --- Public Works (617) 796-1000
    • Water Problems --- Public Works (617) 796-1640
    • Zoning Violations --- Inspectional Services (617) 796-1060
    • Please be aware there is no all night parking on city streets from November until April 15 between the hours of 2am and 6am.