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Medford Installs New Trash & Recycling Stations at Parks & Fields

The City of Medford Parks Department installed new Bigbelly brand solar compacting trash bins with attached recycling units in 6 parks. The units were purchased through grants from National Grid and Waste Management obtained by the Office of Energy & Environment. The National Grid grant is a portion of the money the City received for […]

Opinion: Environmental Impact from the Everett Casino

- Curtis Tuden Massachusetts residents are used to weighing the pros and cons of local casino development. Economic concerns about money management and job creation or cultural concerns about gambling and crime top the list for most people. On the last Tuesday night in October at Tufts University an equally important subject was addressed, environmental […]

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 […]

‘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. […]