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.