Two Opportunities to Go Green

Parkway area businesses will have not one, but two opportunities to learn how to make their operations a little “greener” in the next few days. On Friday, October 2nd, West Roxbury Main Streets will host a “Go Green” roundtable discussion. That will be followed on Monday, October 5 with a “Green Business Forum” hosted by West Roxbury Saves Energy. Read More »

Low-Carbon Diet Good for West Roxbury, and the World

Several West Roxbury households are undertaking a belated New Year’s resolution, vowing to reduce their ecological waistlines in the coming year through an environmentally friendly, low-carbon diet. Dozens of community members met for a “Smart Energy Party” at West on Centre restaurant last Monday night to learn how to reduce personal energy consumption. West Roxbury Saves Energy, a community group dedicated to helping the residents make informed choices about energy use Read More »

The Low-Carbon Diet?

Despite a heavy March snow, a good number of West Roxbury residents, including city councilors John Tobin and John Connolly came out to West on Centre to hear just what a Low-Carbon Diet Group is. The Smart Energy Party was held Monday night by the community based non-profit organization West Roxbury Saves Energy. “The idea behind this is to spread the word to people about what they can do to save energy and reduce their carbon foot print,” Ray Porfilio, who along with his wife Rickie Harvey found the group, said. Read More »

New WR Group Wants to Make Saving Energy Easy

For a long time Rickie Harvey was frustrated with the federal government’s response to global warming. Instead of waiting for politicians to change, she decided to take matters into her own hands. After seeing that many other Boston area neighborhoods and towns had community groups getting residents to thinking green, she decided to start her own. Read More »