Category Archives: Voice Yourself

Zoning influences economic development, housing, transportation, and more. The city would like community member input on the city’s proposed updates to the zoning rules around village centers, in particular on three questions about the updates’ framework for increased density and … Read More

Over the past six months, a group in the Newton Corner and Nonantum neighborhoods has been working toward creating a community garden at Spears Park, an open green space on the corner of Washington Street and Walnut Park. Along with … Read More

Newton Parks, Recreation and Culture invites members of the community to discuss the future of Crystal Lake Park and Beach on Thursday, September 15 at 6pm. Please register for the online meeting in advance. After registering, you will receive a … Read More

You certainly cannot have missed the installation of yellow gas pipelines across Newton this summer and perhaps been inconvenienced by the ubiquitous detours. Now National Grid has submitted more petitions requesting that the city of Newton grant an additional 1.6 … Read More

Last month, the Massachusetts legislature passed the  Climate and Clean Energy Bill — a significant step forward in our state’s goals to address the climate crisis. This bill will: Decarbonize transportation Expand offshore wind Protect rate-payers Adjust renewables incentives Now, the … Read More

Just days ago, state lawmakers passed a climate bill with overwhelming bipartisan support that will help transition Massachusetts to renewable energy. All that stands between the Commonwealth and climate action is Governor Baker’s signature. Tell Governor Baker: Sign the climate … Read More

Holtec International, the company decommissioning Plymouth’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, has proposed to dump millions of gallons of radioactive waste water from the now-closed station into Cape Cod Bay. This is a huge threat to the environment and public health … Read More