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Needham Farmer’s Market

October 26, 2014
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GNC Program: The Climate Reality Project

October 27, 2014
at 7:00 PM

According to the Climate Reality Project, a national environmental organization, to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, global rise in more

Needham Community Farm Buffet and Auction

October 28, 2014
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The Needham Community Farm is hosting a festive and charitable event at Stone Hearth Pizza on October 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Come with an more

Climate Change Presentation at Needham Library

"Climate Reality: Solutions Are Real And In Our Grasp" will be presented at the Needham Public Library Community Room on Monday, October 27 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Quentin Prideaux of The Climate Reality Project will give an informative and energizing presentation on the impacts and causes of climate change, the actions we need to take, and what it all means for Massachusetts and the Northeast...Read more

Posted: Oct 6th

How your refrigerator has kept its cool over 40 years of efficiency improvements

A great story about on perhaps the most indispensable item in our homes from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE). One of the great inventions of our time – the modern refrigerator – will get an efficiency makeover when new national efficiency standards go into effect on September 15, reducing energy use of most refrigerators and freezers by about 20-25%...Read more

Posted: Sep 23rd

Update on the Solar PV project at the Needham RTS

Although there aren't any visible indications yet, the project to install a 3.7 Megawatt solar PV system on the closed landfill at the Needham RTS continues to move forward. The Town and the project developer, Brightfields, are working through the final details of a service agreement with the financing provider for the project...Read more

Posted: Sep 12th

Solarize Needham exceeds expectations and is being extended to October 31st!

The Solarize Needham campaign has exceeded even our expectations. So far, 111 Needham households have chosen to Solarize their homes. Those homes will generate over 900,000 kWh of electricity yearly. Because of our success - and the continuing interest the program has received - our Solarize partner Astrum Solar has agreed to allow us to do one more round of outreach...Read more

Posted: Sep 9th