Category Archives: Government

The City of Newton invites you to attend the presentation “Cracking the Code: Understanding Zoning for Homeowners” at the Newton Free Library (300 Homer St., Newton) on Wednesday, November 29 from 6:30-8pm. This is the next in their series on the City’s project to … Read More

The following is an excerpt from the City of Newton’s Recycling e-newsletter.  To subscribe to the City of Newton’s Recycling e-newsletter, email the word “subscribe” to [email protected]  Click HERE for the complete e-newsletter.   Celebrated each year on November 15, America Recycles Day … Read More

When my family orders takeout from local restaurants, there are times when the food comes in StyrofoamTM containers. StyrofoamTM is expandable polystyrene (EPS), a synthetic aromatic polymer, which is made by expanding molecules and molding them into shapes, such as … Read More

On Monday, November 13 from  7-9:30pm at Newton South High School (140 Brandeis Rd, Newton Centre), Newton resident Nathan G. Phillips, Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University, will speak on “Cooking the Planet, One Meal at … Read More

On Wednesday, November 8 at 7pm at Newton City Hall in Room 211/Chamber, please come and show your support for a proposed ban of disposable polystyrene food containers in Newton. These are the ‘Styrofoam’ takeout containers, cups, plates, etc. which are hazardous to our … Read More