Monthly Archives: September 2016

Green Newton’s Schools Committee advocates sustainable practices and education in the Newton Public Schools. GN applauds Underwood Elementary’s “Green Team Captain” and Special Ed Aide, Andy Gluck, for the work he is doing to teach sustainability at his school. Below … Read More

Come join Newton Conservators for their Invasives Pull at Hemlock Gorge on Saturday, October 1 from 9am-12pm.  Newton Conservators has expanded efforts to control buckthorn, bittersweet, burning bush, multifora rose, and barberry infestations inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge Park. Help keep the … Read More

Confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) confine enormous numbers of egg-laying hens, breeding pigs, and veal calves in cages so small they can barely move. They produce enormous and extremely concentrated amounts of waste that pollute water and air and threaten public health in neighboring communities. … Read More