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.

Watch “The League Presents…School Transportation”

The latest program in The League Presents series is about school transportation.  Thanks to host Anne Borg and guests Alicia Bowman, Safe Routes to School, and Steve Siegel, Ward 5 School Committee member.  We also want to thank our amazing crew (Richard Berman, Lenny Bogdonov, and Bonnie Carter), NewTV, and director Maureen Reilly Meagher.

To watch the program, click here:  The League Presents…School Transportation.

Watch “The League Presents…” to meet new elected officials

The new episode of “The League Presents…” features an interview with newly elected officials Josh Krintzman (Ward 4 At-Large Councilor), Becky Walker Grossman (Ward 7 At-Large Councilor), and Kathy Shields (Ward 7 School Committee).  Our guests were in uncontested races, so we wanted to be sure you knew about them personally, as well as their priorities and thoughts on important issues in Newton.  Marcia Johnson and Sue Flicop co-moderated, and Maureen Reilly Meagher produced and directed the program.  Click here to watch:  “The League Presents…Post Election”

Can’t Miss TV! The League Presents: 2 discussions about the proposed new charter

The second episode of The League Presents was taped last week, and continues the discussion about the proposed new charter, this time with charter commissioners Anne Larner and Chris Steele. The first episode featured charter commissioners Rhanna Kidwell and Brooke Lipsitt. Both episodes were hosted by Sue Flicop, current president of the LWVN, and Anne Borg, past president.

Episode 1

Episode 2

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