Environmentalists and economists packed a hearing room a the Massachusetts State House last week in support of State Senator Barrett’s Carbon Pricing Bill, S. 1747, an act combating climate change. Under the proposal, those who use the most heat or the most … Read More
Category Archives: Green Newton Highlights
Thank you Margaret! If you are someone who has enjoyed visiting Newton’s Farmers Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer and fall seasons, you have most likely had the good fortune to meet Margaret Ford with her captivating menagerie … Read More
As the outdoor Newton Farmers Market draws to a close on October 27, we say good bye to the warm summer days filled with the glorious colors of the fruits and vegetables. Below are memories of happy days at the Green Newton … Read More
Recently, a new statewide coalition of more than 90 organizations–Mass Power Forward–launched to support an energy policy for Massachusetts that will ensure a transition away from aging fossil fuel plants and allow communities across the Commonwealth to tap into the … Read More
Green Newton’s Ellie Goldberg recently testified at the State House in support of four bills designed to protect children from chemical hazards. Newton Representative Ruth Balser, a member of the Public Health Committee, said, “There was a large attendance at this long … Read More
Green Newton Advisory Board Members Ellie Goldberg and Francoise LaMonica attended Sierra Club’s Shell No! Kayaking Rally on July 18 in Cambridge to show support for the campaign to stop Shell’s drilling in the arctic.
Katherine Gekas, Herbalist and Green Newton Advisory Board Member, gave a demonstration on how to make bug repellant from herbal ingredients at last Tuesday’s farmers market at Cold Spring Park. Be sure to stop by the GN tent at the … Read More