Monthly Archives: February 2018

The name Marjory Stoneman Douglas has now become forever associated with the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last week. Who was Marjory Stoneman Douglas? She graduated from Wellesley College and became a crusading journalist, author, women’s suffrage advocate, and notably–a conservationist. She was … Read More

According to the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment, most mattresses on the market are full of chemicals that can pollute your bedroom air and harm your body. This includes polyurethane foam that can … Read More

Bike Newton has data that shows that Washington Street is one of the most dangerous sections of the city for vehicle crashes, as well as bike and pedestrian crashes. Similar streets in surrounding communities have installed protected bike lanes, sidewalks, safer pedestrian crossings … Read More

Join the City of Newton as it presents its next in a series of Zoning Redesign Presentations at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton) on Thursday, February 15, 6:30pm: Tapping the Creative Economy: Zoning, Arts and Artisans.  Having embarked … Read More