On Wednesday, November 17 at 7 p.m., the League of Women Voters of Needham will host “Candidates Night,” a forum with a League moderator posing questions to the two Select Board candidates on a variety of issues. Members of the
Candidate Forums for Select Board Seat
With a special election coming up on December 7, 2021 to fill the Needham Select Board seat vacated by Lakshmi Balachandra, there are several local events to help you get to know the two candidates — Karen Calton and Kevin
Seven Ways to Save Energy at Home
Did you know that Massachusetts was named the most energy-efficient state in the U.S. for 9 years in a row as of 2019? (And we were Number 2 in 2020!) Every year, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Resiliency Gardening Project Resumes
The Community Equitability Group is at it again this spring with the Resiliency Gardens Project! In 2020, concerned about the pandemic-related increase in food insecurity, the Community Equitability Group (CEG) was formed to address food insecurity and economic and racial
The Next Ten Years: What Bold Climate Action Means for Us
“This is the decisive decade. This is the decade we must make decisions that will avoid the worst consequences of the climate crisis.” These were President Biden’s words at a virtual global climate summit on Earth Day 2021, when he
Needham Community Education To Offer Home Energy Efficiency Course
Want some helpful tips on increasing your home’s energy efficiency? Want to decrease your home’s carbon output while saving money? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you will want to attend Needham Community Ed’s virtual course entitled
Meatless Monday Pledgers Get Early Registration for Dave Becker Cooking Class!
Here’s another reason to take the Meatless Monday Needham pledge to serve healthy, meatless meals once a week. Meatless Monday Needham is offering participants who have taken the pledge a unique dining experience! On Monday, February 8, at 6:30 p.m.,
Get Climate Bill Across the Finish Line — Call/Write TODAY!
GREAT NEWS: The Mass. Legislature has passed a dramatic revision of our state climate laws. An Act Creating a Next-Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy (S.2995) is the strongest effort of its kind in the country. WE ARE NOT QUITE FINISHED:
Don’t Let This Session End Without a Climate Bill!
With only a few weeks left in the extended legislative session, time is running out. Climate legislation was passed both in the Massachusetts House and in the Senate and is now in a Conference Committee to work out a consensus
A Needham Success Story: The RTS Solar Array
How many of you know that when you visit Needham’s Recycling and Transfer Station (RTS), you pass near an important environmental success story hiding in plain sight — one that produces a remarkable amount of renewable energy and saves the