How Zoning Relates to Newton’s Climate Change Action Plan


Join Green Newton for a presentation by Newton resident Jay Walter about how the city’s proposed zoning ordinance addresses environmental concerns and the goals of Newton’s Climate Action Plan. REGISTER

Greening the Holidays, a Virtual Public Meeting for all Ages


On Sunday, December 6 from 4-5pm, Newton student leaders invite you to join our virtual public meeting (for all ages) on how we can make plans to celebrate a more sustainable holiday season. The program will include great gift ideas, trivia questions and easy steps to make an environmental difference. Please register in advance here. […]

Environmental Injustice and the Crisis of Environmentalism

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A virtual webinar featuring Dr. Daniel Faber, Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative. Dr. Faber will speak on how we must embrace a more transformative politics of environmental justice that addresses the root causes of the ecological crisis, as well as an inspiring vision of a new and better world. This free program […]


Could Newton Host the Next Life Science Cluster?

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Join us for a discussion with esteemed life science experts: Bob Coughlin, Managing Director of Life Sciences for JLL (previous CEO of MassBio) and Hunter Kass, EVP of Alexandria Real Estate, on the growing demand for life science space in the suburbs. Our panelists will be joined by Steven Magoon, Watertown’s Director of Community Development & Planning, to discuss […]

Spring for the Climate: Meet Newton’s Energy Coach

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Join our Mayor Fuller online to learn from Newton’s new Energy Coach, Liora Silkes. She can help us “uncomplicate the complicated” as we each try to do less and green the rest. Sign up for the event at

Plant Swap

Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds, 286 Waverley Ave, Newton, MA, 02458 286 Waverley Ave, Newton

Join us for Mary Morganti's Annual Plant Swap, when dozens of local gardeners share the bounty of their spring gardens. Masks are required at this outdoor event at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds.  Learn More