Category Archives: Government

Dr. Phil Landrigan is a Newton resident and a leading global public health expert, scientist and pediatrician specializing in pollution and children’s health. When he learned that city councilors are considering Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s request to fund artificial turf on … Read More

Thursday, November 30 at 6:30pm. Online. The Planning and Development Department will host an online meeting on November 30 at 6:30pm to describe the Washington Street Pilot Project, share several alternative concepts, and take your questions and feedback about this … Read More

Saturday, November 18 from 10am-1pm. Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton). Do you have a broken item in your home that you know you could fix with the right guidance? Fix-It Clinics empower folks to fix for themselves and … Read More

Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm. Online. Attend a free virtual screening of the short, eye-opening new documentary film, Small Town Explosion: What Really Happened in East Palestine [OH]? followed by a Zoom Q&A with the filmmaker, Maya Lilly, Beyond Plastic’s … Read More

Embark on a revealing journey Mass Recycle’s Gretchen Carey and Waneta Trabert, and Andrew Brousseau of Black Earth Compost delve into PFAS. Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances, or PFAS, is a group of human-made chemicals found in countless everyday items that … Read More

Greg Reibman, president and CEO of the Charles River Regional Chamber, wrote in response to recent disinformation tactics on social media. Below is from his weekly email newsletter this week. A few weeks ago, I announced that our chamber was … Read More