Category Archives: Urban Development

Please Join the League of Women Voters of Newton on Monday, February 22 from 7-8pm for a virtual roundtable discussion. The discussion will focus on how to balance the competing interests regarding Crystal Lake – the preservation and sustainability of … Read More

Climate Response for New Buildings Hurrah! Most of the larger multi family housing projects planned in Newton are being designed with electric heat pump heating, the appropriate response to the climate emergency, by eliminating the need for burning gas. But … Read More

In October, Newton resident Jay Walter presented a webinar on how the City’s proposed zoning ordinance addresses environmental concerns. You can view the video of the talk as he explains how the goals of Newton’s Climate Action Plan can be … Read More

On July 16, the Massachusetts House and Senate enacted the final version of the Mosquito Control Reform bill and this week the Governor signed the bill into law. Proposed by Governor Baker in April, the original bill would have dramatically … Read More