Category Archives: Urban Development

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

In the coming weeks, a great many vehicles will be on the road–perhaps more than ever–because people will be fearful of using public transportation. To address public health and environmental concerns while reducing the risks related to a resurgence of … Read More

People ask, “How can Green Newton support the Northland Newton development?  After all, development is the opposite of green, right?” Actually, no. Development is sustainable when it generates far fewer greenhouse gas emissions than comparable buildings. Sustainable development is extremely … Read More