Most of us have read about the fields of poppies and the cavernous trenches of the First World War. But Newton’s ties to World War I run deep. In fact, more than 50 Newton residents died in the war, according to a document provided by the WPA mural working group.For City Councilor Brian Yates, remembering the fallen from the war is personal. His great-uncle Francis Yates, who was also a Newton resident, died during the war. Recently, Yates led a […]

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