Monthly Archives: March 2017

Presentation slides for GN’s March 27 Greening Our Community Series program, Sustainable Development with Andre Leroux, Executive Director of Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance are now available. In the program,  Andre Leroux presented the case for sustainable development, both globally and locally. Green Newton … Read More

On April 29, thousands of people will come together in Washington DC for a powerful mobilization to fight Trump and Congress’ environmental attacks. Transportation options include East Coast Edventures, which will have a bus departing from Framingham on the morning of Friday, April 28 and it will leave … Read More

Join Gordon Thompson and Paula Gutlove on Saturday, April 8 from 2-4pm at the First Church in Cambridge (11 Garden St., Cambridge) for an invigorating dialogue, including a report from a recent trip to Fukushima, the site of the recent nuclear reactor breakdown. … Read More

The theme of the 2017 Babson Sustainability Conference on Friday, March 31 from 8:15am-3pm is Babson Challenge: Zero Waste. Held at the Babson College campus in Wellesley (Olin Auditorium, Olin Hall, 4 Babson College Drive, Wellesley), panelists will discuss the opportunity and challenges associated with … Read More

The Boston Globe is giving free ads to non-profit organizations with the most votes in their GRANT (Globe Readers And Non-profits Together) initiative. Subscribers (7-day) can help Green Newton to earn free ads by clicking on the link below and entering ‘Green Newton’. You can submit your voucher … Read More

There has been an increasing awareness that gas leaks from natural gas pipelines are posing health and environmental health risks around Newton and beyond. The following is a post by Laura Lovett published on March 13 in WickedLocal Newton.  What is … Read More