Health Risks of Gas Cooking

Gas stoves can make the air in your kitchen more polluted than recommended outdoor clean air quality standards. Burning gas releases nitrogen dioxide, small particulate matter, and carbon monoxide–all components of air pollution. Cooking on a gas stove increases kids’ … Read More

Learn About Native Pollinators and How to Help Them

Native bee populations have been in decline, with pesticides, disease, habitat loss and climate change playing major roles. Join York University biologists Dr. Sheila Colla and Dr. Amro Zayed on Thursday, May 19 at 12pm as they discuss online the status of native pollinators and … Read More

Rotary Holds Textile & Housewares Collection

On Saturday, May 21 from 9am-12pm, the Rotary Club of Newton will collect used clothing/textiles and gently used housewares. The clothing/textiles will be taken by Helpsy, which will sort items for reuse or recycling. The housewares will go to Welcome Home, … Read More

Priorities for Climate Action

On Tuesday, May 24 at 7pm, the Climate Crisis Subcommittee of the Newton Democratic City Committee is hosting an online panel discussion to educate citizens about climate measures. Newton Climate Leaders will discuss their priorities for climate action and answer your questions about … Read More