Beautifying downtown: Local group spearheading effort to get murals in Newton

Newton Murals and Arts Project members, from left, Raymond Olais, Curtis Stubbs and Constance Gehring, stand near the wall on the Hair Cutting Company wall in downtown Newton that will be the first mural painted. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Not only does the Newton Murals and Arts Project want to paint the town red, it wants to paint the town in a variety of colors. Their first project, which will start around April, will be on the east side of the Hair Cutting Company building, facing where the farmers market takes place. “Newton Murals and Arts Project, formerly called


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