Category Archives: Government

On June 4 at 7pm in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton),  residents will have an opportunity to hear from Newton’s legislative delegation about the current status of environmental issues on Beacon Hill. Massachusetts State Senator Cynthia … Read More

Newton’s Director of Environmental Affairs, Waneta Trabert, has asked Green Newton’s Schools Connections group to help conduct a study of current waste, recycling and composting practices in Newton Schools.  The data will help to better focus city resources on significantly improving the sustainability of our … Read More

In 2017, the Newton City Council passed a Leaf Blower Ordinance. Below is a summary of the ordinance: All leaf blower operation at sound levels of 65 decibels or more are prohibited. All gas-powered leaf blowers are banned from Memorial … Read More