Category Archives: Government

Thursday, June 1 at 7pm. Online. Join Newton Community Farm for this free virtual presentation with world-renowned physician, epidemiologist, and Harvard professor Dr. Walter Willett. We all know that what we eat affects our health, but how do our food … Read More

Tuesday, June 13 at 7pm. Online. Newton’s Planning and Development Department recently released its Village Center Zoning Redesign Plan, Version 2.0 with details of how it meets the requirements of the MBTA Communities Law. Kathy Pillsbury, former climate change researcher … Read More

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 7pm. Room 207 of Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton) and online. Under the “Ten Communities Act”, the City of Newton is one of the ten communities selected by the MA Legislature to participate … Read More

Mayor Ruthann Fuller has just signed a new two-year Newton Power Choice contract for Newton electricity customers. The new contract will provide electricity that is 95% from renewable sources, raising the percentage from standard of 84% under the current contract. … Read More

Thursday, May 18 at 7pm. Online. Green Newton is joining the Newton Democratic City Committee’s Climate Crisis Subcommittee, in presenting “Preparing for Climate Change: Is Newton Doing Enough?”  Emily Norton, Newton city councilor and Executive Director of the Charles River … Read More

Due to an unanticipated scheduling conflict, Climate Chief Melissa Hoffer is unable to attend Tuesday, May 16 session of Carbon Countdown 2023. Instead, Chief Hoffer will join us at Carbon Countdown 2023 on Saturday, May 20 starting at 9am. (Note … Read More

Wednesday, May 10 from 1-2pm. Massachusetts State House, Rm 428. Join Mothers Out Front at the MA State House to show support for the Future of Clean Heat briefing,  Senator Cynthia Creem’s bill on clean energy transformation. Please email [email protected]Read More