Substance Abuse Recovery Night–March 8th in Lexington

Lexington Drop-in Resource Night (click here for the flyer)
March 8th, 2018, 5-8pm
Lexington Community Center
39 Marrett Rd., Lexington

Would you like to learn more substance use recovery resources? Come join us! Representatives from local treatment providers and support programs will be available to provide information and assistance.

Newton Power Choice: Video and City Info

What do you know about Newton Power Choice?  City-wide discussion on this topic is just getting started, so watch our NewTV Program, “The League Presents…Newton Power Choice” to be up on the latest information.  Click here to watch our 30-minute program.

Here is information from the City of Newton on the same topic, with more to come in future months:

Newton Power Choice Program

The City of Newton is developing a plan for a new electricity program to be named Newton Power Choice.  The program will provide an opportunity for Newton to significantly increase the amount of renewable energy in the community’s electricity supply. The program is a form of group purchasing known as an electricity aggregation, and it will impact nearly all electricity customers in Newton.

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Watch “The League Presents…Newton Power Choice”

The newest episode of LWVN’s NewTV program, “The League Presents…” is available to watch from your computer.  This month, LWVN Vice-President Lisa Mirabile hosts Eric Olson, Chair of Newton’s Citizen Commission on Energy, and Cory Alperstein, leader of the Newton Coalition for Climate Action, to discuss Newton Power Choice, a program that the City is considering that can lower energy costs for residents and/or increase our use of renewable energy.  Many thanks to our guests for sharing their extensive knowledge on this topic, and to our host and crew for their hard work.

Learn more about this interesting and exciting opportunity by clicking to watch The League Presents…Newton Power Choice.

Meet Mayor Fuller!

Mayor Fuller has released a schedule of office hours and “meet-ups” to talk with Newton residents.  Office hours are for those who would like a 5-10 minute individual meeting with the Mayor, and meet-ups are more like open houses.

Click here for the schedule and more information:  100 Days Two Ways to Meet Mayor Fuller

Thanks to Andreae Downs and Lucia Dolan for the Docket Digest!

The Docket Digest torch has been passed from Andreae Downs, who coordinated the info for many years, to Lucia Dolan, our new Docket Digest coordinator.  Thanks so much to you both for your efforts to keep us informed about all the work being done by the Newton Planning Department!

To see the Docket Digest for this week, click here.  You can always access current and past digests from the LWV Newton website on the right hand side of the page.

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