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‘Harvest Your Energy Festival’ October 18th

Medford’s annual Harvest Your Energy Festival is taking place on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm in Medford’s Riverbend Park, at the base of “Windy,” the city’s wind turbine. The highlight of the event will be the presentation of Green Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations for environmentally friendly practices. Other events include tours of the […]

Mystic River Fall Cleanup Oct. 25

Friends of the Mystic River will celebrate two decades of environmental stewardship with its 20th annual Mystic River Fall Cleanup from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Check-in is at the Condon Band Shell park on Mystic Valley Parkway (Route 16), east of Winthrop Street across from St. Joseph’s Church. Volunteers […]

Wynn Resorts to Deliver Environmental Presentation October 28th

Please plan on attending a public presentation and discussion forum on environmental issues associated with the proposed Wynn Resort development project on the banks of the Mystic River in Everett. This major development will prospectively bring many changes to the Mystic River watershed, including the clean-up of a waterfront Brownfield site that has been vacant […]

Sen. Jehlen Endorsed as Environmental Champion

Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville) of the Second Middlesex District has been named an “Environmental Champion” and has been endorsed for reelection by the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund (ELM Action Fund), Massachusetts League of Environmental Voters (MLEV), and Clean Water Action. “Pat Jehlen understands the connection between the environment and the economy,” said George […]

Local Opportunity for Recycling Old Electronics

On Saturday June 7th, 2014, between 9:30am and 1:30pm, there will be an Electronics Recycling drive at the Brooks Elementary School in Medford. This event is hosted by the Brooks School PTO and is open to the public. Any broken or obsolete electronic and electrical gadgets, including TVs, computer monitors, fax machines, cell phones, etc. […]

Local Opportunity for Recycling Old Electronics

On Saturday June 7th, 2014, between 9:30am and 1:30pm, there will be an Electronics Recycling drive at the Brooks Elementary School in Medford. This event is hosted by the Brooks School PTO and is open to the public. Any broken or obsolete electronic and electrical gadgets, including TVs, computer monitors, fax machines, cell phones, etc. […]

Discounted Rain Barrels Available to Medford Residents

The City of Medford is offering residents an opportunity to purchase rain barrels at a significant discount. “We are thrilled to be offering this simple and inexpensive device to our residents to bring down their water costs, help our community protect their aquifers and manage water supplies,” said Mayor Michael J McGlynn. In New England, […]

Mustang Crew Team Seeking Old Electronics

Wondering what to do with old electronics and appliances? The Harvest Your Energy Fair and Friends of Medford Rowing answer that question for you! Bring them to Electronics Recycling Day! Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Harvest Your Energy Fair, sponsored by City of Medford and the Massachusetts Energy […]

Bishop Blesses Medford Church’s Solar Panels

Bishop Bud Cederholm, retired Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, also know as the “Green Bishop” for his work advocating for environmental causes in Massachusetts and nationally, blessed the new 25 Kw solar array at Grace Episcopal Church. The installation of the solar array is the result of years of work by the […]

Mystic River Fall Cleanup Set for Saturday

Friends of the Mystic River will hold its 19th annual Mystic River Fall Cleanup from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Check-in is at the Condon Band Shell park on Mystic Valley Parkway (Route 16), east of Winthrop Street across from St. Joseph’s Church. Volunteers are invited to collect trash and […]