Category Archives: Government

Newton high school students recently created an online petition asking for Climate Change Education in Newton Schools. Please sign the petition to support their efforts and share it widely.  Read the text of the petition below.     Climate change is … Read More

We would like to explain why we voted for the Northland Newton Development and why we are opposed to the proposed referendum. We urge you NOT to sign the petitions being circulated. We voted for the Northland development because we … Read More

On Monday night, Newton City Council voted to approve Northland Investment Corporation’s project on Needham Street. The Northland project will transform 23 drab acres of old parking lots, an outdated shopping plaza and industrial buildings. It will bring new vitality … Read More

Confused about whom to choose for your electricity supplier? Join us Tuesday, January 7 at 7pm in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton) for a panel presentation on Competitive Electric Supply, to learn about: the … Read More

A recent report from Who’s Minding the Store? A Report Card on Retailer Actions to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals reveals that many of North America’s largest retail companies are embracing chemical safety policies to help protect consumers from toxic chemicals in … Read More

Starting January 1, 2020, all Newton retail establishments and restaurants will be required to distribute only recyclable paper bags or reusable checkout bags at point of purchase. Merchants will be required to collect a ten-cent fee on paper bags distributed … Read More