Category Archives: Urban Development

Green Newton supports vibrant village centers that reduce greenhouse gas emissions by providing nearby shopping and restaurants; facilitating mass transit, walking and bicycling; and offering a variety of housing options, including smaller, energy efficient homes and affordable housing. Whether you … Read More

The Video of the May 11 presentation of ‘Green Construction and Home Renovation in Newton’ is now available.   Topics covered in the presentation included: Green Newton’s four principles for sustainable construction Advocacy with developers and their buy-in The impact of … Read More

Having the best possible information on the impacts of climate change within your community can inform effective local investment and regulatory changes. Charles River Watershed Association(CRWA) has developed a Charles River watershed flood model. This computer flood model will provide … Read More

Please Join the League of Women Voters of Newton on Monday, February 22 from 7-8pm for a virtual roundtable discussion. The discussion will focus on how to balance the competing interests regarding Crystal Lake – the preservation and sustainability of … Read More