Newton’s commuter rail service has been dropped and station accessibility improvements for Auburndale, Newtonville, and West Newton have been removed from the State’s draft 2022-26 Transit Improvement Plan. Without strong, reliable mass transit, housing developments along the Mass Pike in … Read More

The City of Newton is seeking volunteers to assist in an educational cart-top sticker campaign in 2021. In our ongoing effort to reduce recycling contamination, large stickers informing residents of what is acceptable in the green carts will be applied … 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

After carbon dioxide, methane is the largest contributor to global warming. The need for deep cuts in methane emissions is made clear in a 2018 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It warns that only with drastic cuts … Read More