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

Documentary Screening: DamNation – Sep 21st, 2015

“DOCUMENTARY SCREENING, “DamNation,” Monday, 9/21, 6:30 p.m. Milton Public Library — refreshments before and discussion after (abbreviated) film with NepRWA Exec. Dir. Ian Cooke. American rivers and streams need a makeover as thousands of outdated dams and culverts create barriers … Continue reading

Free Shred Day at the Senior Center – Sep 26th, 2015

Free SHRED DAY AT THE SENIOR CENTER, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th 9AM to Noon Back by popular demand!!! The Friends of the Milton COA will be sponsoring another “FREE SHRED DAY” for the benefit of Milton residents. It will be held … Continue reading

Dedham Recycling Event – Oct 3rd, 2015

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Celebrate Milton – Oct 4, 2015

¡CelebrateMilton! is a volunteer effort of Milton residents who actively encourage Milton’s diverse populations to appreciate and enjoy one another. We sponsor an annual event that has drawn thousands of residents since its beginning in 1994. The organization also recognizes … Continue reading

Understanding & Mitigating Natural Gas Leaks in Massachusetts – Oct 7, 2015

As a result of the law “An Act Relative to Natural Gas Leaks,” in 2015, Massachusetts natural gas utilities began publicly reporting the location of leaks along their natural gas pipelines, classified by severity and age. The quantity of leaks … Continue reading

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