Category Archives: Urban Development

According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), algae blooms are not only disgusting and smelly – the toxic microcystins they can produce also pose serious health risks. Swimming in lakes contaminated with toxic microcystins can cause vomiting, headaches and rashes. Long-term exposure … Read More

The following is a message from The Newton Tree Conservancy. Please consider volunteering to help plant trees in Newton. After an extreme winter with an unusual level of tree damage, we’re looking forward to our Spring 2018 Community Tree Plantings … Read More

Zoning identifies the process by which a new building, addition, or change of use is reviewed and a decision made. Residents and businesses want land use and development review processes that clearly identify the City’s expectations, that lay out the steps … Read More

Changing the Climate: How Public Health, Cities, and the Media Can Advance Climate Solutions Friday, April 20 8am–4:30pm (doors open at 7:30am) Hiebert Lounge 72 East Concord Street Boston Click Here for More Information or to Register Services for Deaf and … Read More