Category Archives: Urban Development

An unconventional, interdisciplinary coalition of activists, researchers, utility executives, municipal leaders, natural gas experts, inventors, and mothers is finding solutions for the gas-leaking pipelines buried in our neighborhoods. On October 3 from 9am – 12:30pm,  ‘COMMON GOALS, UNCOMMON PARTNERS: Seeking Solutions to … Read More

  The Zoning Redesign project is the first comprehensive look at updating and improving Newton’s Zoning Ordinance in more than 60 years.  This presents an opportunity to better align Newton’s core value of environmental sustainability with best practices in regulation … Read More

Please join the Boston Green Ribbon Commission and Boston University for a panel discussion on Internal Carbon Funds ‘Reducing Emissions by Pricing Carbon: How Microsoft and Yale are Leading the Charge’ on Thursday, September 21, from 4:00-5:30pm on the 9th floor … Read More

In the continuing series of Newton mayoral candidates forums, there will be a forum on transportation and housing issues on Thursday, September  7 at 7pm at the Newton City Hall War Memorial. Join mayoral candidates: Al Cecchinelli Ruthanne Fuller Eli Katzoff Scott … Read More

Bike Newton is calling all young engineers, entrepreneurs, and activists to design the streets of the future. Bike Newton President Alicia Bowman and Vice President Nathan Phillips are teaming up to volunteer teach a one-week (8/21/17 – 8/25/17) “smart streets” … Read More

The Newton City Council will be voting on the permit and rezone for Washington Place at their meeting on Monday, June 19 at 7:45pm in the Council Chamber. Please read Green Newton’s Statement on Housing and send an email to the Newton City Council about the benefits of the proposed … Read More