Headline News

Wind Energy – Growing but Slowely

As exemplified by Milton’s failure to launch a wind turbine due to Granite Links complaint and NIMBY interference, wind energy has been slow to grow.  The following article summarizes the current issues facing its growth. http://news.yahoo.com/wind-energy-vs–fossil-fuels–the-hurdles-and-hopes-for-a-renewable-future-163827174.html

Order Your BioChar Source Now!

If you’re excited to begin gardening this spring, pick up a bag or two of BioChar Source. Made of 50% BioChar and 50% Compost, this is a mix that will make your garden bloom and helps the environment by sequestering carbon … Continue reading

Environmental News – Courtesy of AmericanProgressAction.org

WEST VIRGINIA IN STATE OF EMERGENCY AFTER MASSIVE OIL TRAIN EXPLOSION INDIA STARTS BUILDING WORLD’S LARGEST SOLAR PLANT, OVERTAKING U.S. HOTTEST 12 MONTHS ON RECORD GLOBALLY THANKS TO WARM JANUARY, REPORTS NASA

Alternative energy committee update

Catch the following u-tube link to see the interview that JB Clancy and Henry MacLean did with Brian Kelley and The talk of the Town last month. The Alt Energy Committee will be wrapping up the greenhouse gas report this month and will be deciding … Continue reading

Green bonds bill advances under Milton Sen. Joyce

A “green bonds” program launched by the Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman and supported in the Environmental Bond Bill in a section authored by Sen. Brian Joyce has seen over $1 billion of interest from investors as the initial $350 million … Continue reading

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Events

Summer Cruise & Wind Turbine Tour – June 19th, 2015

A summer cruise and wind turbine tour! People of all ages are welcome to join Mass Energy for a scenic cruise from Boston Harbor to Pemberton Point in Hull to get up-close to the Hull 1 wind turbine and learn … Continue reading

DPW Day – May 16

Join Sustainable Milton at DPW day on May 16th. As in years past, we will be partnering with Great American Rain Barrel for people to order barrels. Fill out an order form at the event, or buy on their website.

Brookwood Community Farm Pancake Breakfast – May 17

Brookwood Community Farm will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast on May 17th from 9am to 11am. There will also be having their annual Seedling Sale that weekend on the 16th and 17th. More information is available on Facebook.

Bees, Biochar, & Butterflies – April 1

Join us for a wonderful event to get ready for the Spring by learning how you can make your garden bloom with Bees, Biochar, and Butterflies!

Safe Routes to School Public Meeting – March 26th

The Milton Department of Public Works will be hosting a second public design meeting for the Glover School “Safe Routes to School” grant project on Thursday, March 26th at 6:30 PM at the Glover Elementary School (255 Canton Avenue).

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