Category Archives: Urban Development

On Tuesday, May 11 from 7-8pm, join Green Newton in our next online event ‘Green Construction and Home Renovation in Newton’ and learn about the state of green building in Newton. Topics will include: Green Newton’s four principles for sustainable construction … 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

Climate Response for New Buildings Hurrah! Most of the larger multi family housing projects planned in Newton are being designed with electric heat pump heating, the appropriate response to the climate emergency, by eliminating the need for burning gas. But … Read More

In October, Newton resident Jay Walter presented a webinar on how the City’s proposed zoning ordinance addresses environmental concerns. You can view the video of the talk as he explains how the goals of Newton’s Climate Action Plan can be … Read More

On July 16, the Massachusetts House and Senate enacted the final version of the Mosquito Control Reform bill and this week the Governor signed the bill into law. Proposed by Governor Baker in April, the original bill would have dramatically … Read More