March 27: Talk on Sustainable Development at Newton Free Library

Join Green Newton and the League of Women Voters Newton on Monday, March 27 from 7-8:30pm in the Drucker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library for the Greening Our Community Series program, Sustainable Development with Andre Leroux, Executive Director of Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance.

When is development green? Is development ever green? These questions are the focus of public debate in Newton. Join us for a program in which Andre Leroux, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance, will present the case for sustainable development, both globally and locally. Green Newton board member, Jim Purdy, will help to set the context as it relates to Newton.

The program will address:

  • Current development projects in Newton
  • Why smart growth is needed to move toward a more sustainable future
  • How sustainable development helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change

LWV of Brookline: The Problem of Transparency and Accountability in Politics

Join the League of Women Voters of Brookline to discuss

The Problem of Transparency and Accountability in Politics

featuring James D’Angelo, Researcher at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Wednesday, March 22

Brookline Town Hall, 333 Washington Street, Brookline, Room 103

6:30 p.m. for refreshments

7 pm  for the talk, followed by questions

This Wednesday, 7 pm: Public Hearing on the Charter Commission Preliminary Report

The Newton Charter Commission will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. this Wednesday, March 15, for public comments on the Charter Commission’s Preliminary Report.  The meeting will be held in Council Chamber at City Hall.

We encourage all voters to attend and learn about the issues in the report and hear comments from Newton residents.

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