Category Archives: Government

Bike Newton has data that shows that Washington Street is one of the most dangerous sections of the city for vehicle crashes, as well as bike and pedestrian crashes. Similar streets in surrounding communities have installed protected bike lanes, sidewalks, safer pedestrian crossings … Read More

Join the City of Newton as it presents its next in a series of Zoning Redesign Presentations at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton) on Thursday, February 15, 6:30pm: Tapping the Creative Economy: Zoning, Arts and Artisans.  Having embarked … Read More

The City of Newton is currently considering eliminating the use of polystyrene foam food containers in Newton food establishments. Commonly known as styrofoam, polystyrene foam containers are known to be hazardous to human health and detrimental to wildlife. The following article appeared in the … Read More

Governor Baker’s  Department of Public Utilities is attacking our Commonwealth’s solar programs by adding new fees on solar energy. These charges are bad for clean energy and bad for climate change. They’ll stop people who haven’t yet gone solar and will eliminate clean … Read More

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” will be lived-streamed and available to anyone who wants to watch it today, Tuesday, January 30 from 10am to 5pm. An agenda, a brochure and the live-stream are available at the link … Read More

Newton has adopted strong guidelines to help the City build sustainable, energy-efficient municipal facilities. The guidelines apply to every new City construction project, and are written to guide the City’s Designer Selection Committee, the Design Review Committee, Public Buildings staff, … Read More

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” speaker event will take place at the Boston University Photonics Center (8 St. Marys St, Boston) on Tuesday, January 30 from 10am-5pm. Conference co-sponsors include the Massachusetts Association of Health … Read More