Transportation accounts for 40% of Newton’s greenhouse gas emissions.   Increased mass transit use is one way to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Below is a very brief summary of proposed changes to Newton MBTA buses.   To see the full … Read More

Join Green Newton the next in our speaker series ‘Steps for Lowering Carbon Emissions’ in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton) on Monday, February 25 at 7pm. Local author, Roy Morrison, will share his ideas for how … Read More

Please join the City for a public presentation and discussion about the update to the Newton Hazard Mitigation Plan on Thursday, February 14 at 7 pm in Room 204 of Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). The Newton Hazard Mitigation Plan is being updated … Read More

Bentley University presents Peterson Tosacano in ‘Everything’s Connected’, a live comedy performance on gender, climate change and spirituality on Tuesday, February 19 at 6pm in the Koumantzelis Auditorium (Lindsay Hall, Bentley University, 175 Forest Street, Waltham). Experience the artful, playful, outrageously funny, and deeply moving … Read More

Newton is taking up important amendments to strengthen our plastic bag reduction ordinance on Wednesday, February 6 at 7pm at City Hall (Room 211, 1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). This includes adding a 10 cent fee on all store supplied check … Read More

The Newton Safe Routes to School Task Force (SRTS) is inviting Newton Public Schools students to participate in statewide a lawn sign design contest on “anti-idling.”  This year the Newton SRTS is undertaking a campaign to reduce car idling at … Read More