Category Archives: Government

Supporters criticize the Governor; vow to return it to his desk in new legislative session. BOSTON—Today environmental, public health and worker advocates blasted Governor Charlie Baker for running out the clock on a much watched bill to protect children and … 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

Jeff Azano-Brown, Wellesley’s Superintendent of the Recycling and Disposal Facility, will discuss the ‘Massachusetts’ Waste Problem, Recycling in Crisis, and Why We’re Focused on Food Waste’ on Thursday, January 31 at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills (309 Washington St., … Read More

The State Legislature passed a bill to ban harmful flame retardants. Let’s make sure Governor Baker signs it into law! On New Year’s Day, the state legislature passed a bill banning 11 toxic flame retardants in children’s products, household furniture, … Read More

If you’re interested in Green Newton’s Schools Connections group come to our next meeting— Thursday, January 17 at 3:45pm in Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). Kids are welcome.  The group’s goal is to establish “green standards” for Newton … Read More