There’s moving and then there’s moving in Newton.
Mastodon Moving is your Newton Moving Company – we understand the challenges of moving in one of the best towns in America.Whether you are moving out of a forth floor walk up or a 20+ room estate – We are the best equipped and experienced movers to deal with Newton’s unique moving requirements.
As the only movers who offer a quality guaranteed moving service, Mastodon Moving works around your schedule and your needs. Making sure your Newton move is on time, on budget and hassle free.
If you live within 60 miles of your new location, your move is considered a ‘local’ Massachusetts move but we approach every move with the same principles – to protect your items, ease the stress on you, deliver on time and provide constant communication and support throughout the process.
Need to move urgently, our last minute moving service will save the day. We will get you into your new address asap! We also offer emergency moving, packing and storage services. Perhaps you are downsizing and need temporary storage services for staging or moving a loved one as part of a senior move. Mastodon Moving can do it all, from crating artwork, moving antiques, hoisting furniture out of windows, pool table and piano moves – we have you covered!
VILLAGES WE SERVICE IN NEWTON MA
Newton consistently ranks as one of the top communities in Massachusetts due to its top-notch schools, stunning architecture, and area attractions. Approximately 18.3 square miles in size, Newton borders the communities of Brookline, Brighton, Watertown, Waltham, Weston, Wellesley, Needham, and West Roxbury. Each of Newton’s 13 villages has its own small-town centers with local shops and businesses. Those villages include Newton Centre, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newtonville, Auburndale, Nonantum (also called “The Lake”), Chestnut Hill, Thompsonville, Oak Hill, Waban, and West Newton.
Known simply as “The Dale” to longtime residents, Auburndale is located on the western side of Newton and runs along the Charles River. It borders West Newton, Waban, Newton Lower Falls, Waltham, and Weston. The village is located near the intersection of I-95 and I-90 and is divided by the Mass Pike (I-90). Points of interest include Auburndale Cove Park & Playground, Norumbega Park Conservation Area, Woodland Golf Club, Brae Burn Country Club, and Charles River Canoe and Kayak Company.
- Chestnut Hill
Chestnut Hill is located partially in Brookline, Boston, and Newton. It is approximately 6 miles from downtown Boston. It is home to Boston College and the Boston Marathon’s famous Heartbreak Hill. Points of interest include Waban Hill Reservoir, Houghton Garden, Hammond Pond, The Chestnut Hill Reservoir, The Shops at Chestnut Hill, The Street Chestnut Hill, Chestnut Hill Square, and Longwood Cricket Club.
- Newton Centre
Newton Centre, also know simply as “The Centre,” is nestled in the heart of Newton, between Newton Highlands, Waban, Newtonville, Newton Corner, Chestnut Hill, and Oak Hill. It has the largest downtown of all the villages and is home to several local businesses and restaurants. Points of interest include Newton City Hall and War Memorial, Newton Free Library, Crystal Lake and Crystal Lake Beach, Pleasant Street Historic District, Newton Centre Playground, Weeks Field, Oakdale Woods Conversation Area, and Webster Park.
- Newton Corner
Newton Corner is located on the eastern side of Newton and borders Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newtonville, Nonantum, Watertown, and Brighton and is bisected by the Mass Turnpike (I-90). Points of interest include Burr Playground, Hunnewell Park, Newton Commonwealth Golf Course, and Edmands Park.Newton Highlands
Newton Highlands borders Newton Upper Falls, Oak Hill, Newton Centre, Waban, and Thompsonville. Divided by Rt 9, Newton Highlands is heavily residential beyond the small business district on Lincoln Street. Home to the first Brigham’s Ice Cream shop, other areas of interest include Cold Spring Park, Newton Highlands Playground, O’Hara’s Food & Spirits, and Hyde Playground. Every June, Newton Highlands hosts Village Day, a celebration for the Highlands community, with road races, food, crafts, and music.
- Newton Lower Falls
Newton Lower Falls borders Wellesley, Wellesley Lower Falls, Auburndale, and Waban. Points of interest include the Charles River, local shops of Wellesley Lower Falls, Leo J. Martin Memorial Golf Course, and Lower Falls Community Center.
- Newton Upper Falls
Newton Upper Falls borders Oak Hill, Newton Highlands, Waban, Wellesley, and Needham. Points of interest include Hemlock Gorge Reservation, Echo Bridge, Upper Falls Playground, Emerson Playground, Frank Barney Conservation Area, and the Charles River.
Newtonville is nestled in between West Newton, Nonantum, Newton Corner, Newton Centre, and Waban. Predominantly residential, points of interest include Walnut Street local shops and businesses, Cabot Park, Bullough’s Pond, and Edmands Park.
The name Nonantum derives from the Native American Algonquian word meaning “blessing, prayer”. Located on the northern side of Newton, Nonantum borders West Newton, Newtonville, Newton Corner, Waltham, and Watertown. At one point, it was known as Silver Lake or The Lake, but beginning in the 1930s through the early 1970s, the lake was filled with rubble from construction and built over. Points of interest include Avery Woods, Halloran Field & Sports Complex, Murphy Field, Carr School Playground, Pellegrini Park Play Ground, Sterns Park, Allison Park, Boyd Park, and Nonantum Boxing Club.
- Oak Hill
Oak Hill is located on the southern side of Newton. Bordering Newton Upper Falls, Newton Highlands, Chestnut Hill, and Newton Center. It is on the seven elevations of Newton. Oak Hill saw a boom of development post-World War II. Many of these original homes still exist, however, the neighborhood has seen an influx of newer construction. Areas of interest include Charles River Country Club, JCC Greater Boston, Charles River Canoe & Kayak, Kennard Park, and Harvey Beach.
Thompsonville is located between Newton Centre, Newton Highlands, and Chestnut Hill. Thompsonville is one of the smaller, lesser-known villages in Newton. It does not have a village center and is primarily residential. An area of interest is Bowen Upper Field.
Waban is centrally located in Newton, bordering Newton Lower Falls, Auburndale, West Newton, Newton Center, Newton Highlands, Newton Upper Falls, and Wellesley.
- West Newton
West Newton is one of the oldest of the thirteen Newton villages, and its history Village Center is a National Register Historic District. Located in the northern central part of Newton, it borders Auburndale, Newton Lower Falls, Newtonville, Waban, and Waltham. Points of interest include the historic West Newton Cinema, Fessenden Ice Rink, and Dolan Pond Conservation Area.