Category Archives: Voice Yourself

The February 12 meeting for public comment on proposed MBTA changes to Newton bus routes, that had been postponed due to inclement weather,  has been rescheduled to Monday, March 4 from 6-8pm at the Watertown Police Department Community Room (552 Main St., … Read More

The Newton Needham Regional Chamber’s Spring Business Breakfast on May 3 will feature the Green Business Awards.  This event will celebrate local businesses that have taken significant or innovative steps to reduce their carbon footprints, adopt environmentally friendly practices and/or offer a green … Read More

Please join the City for a public presentation and discussion about the update to the Newton Hazard Mitigation Plan on Thursday, February 14 at 7 pm in Room 204 of Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). The Newton Hazard Mitigation Plan is being updated … Read More

Newton is taking up important amendments to strengthen our plastic bag reduction ordinance on Wednesday, February 6 at 7pm at City Hall (Room 211, 1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). This includes adding a 10 cent fee on all store supplied check … Read More

Newton’s Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment was adopted by the Newton City Council in December. The next step will be submitting the final plan to the state for approval and admittance into the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. There will be a presentation of the development process … Read More

Through Newton Power Choice, residents and business in Newton will automatically buy renewable electricity to match 60% of their electricity use, which is the highest amount of any community electricity program in Massachusetts. Watch the mail: All Newton electricity customers on … Read More