Community meeting Feb. 28: The West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline and PHMSA

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) took over jurisdiction of the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline once it became operational in January. Join WRSE to hear from a PHMSA representative on Feb. 28 about what this means. Read More »

November 1, 2016, community meeting: West Roxbury Lateral pipeline

Join Councilor O’Malley, SWRL, and WRSE for an informational meeting on the current status of the high-pressure pipeline and Metering & Regulating Station construction and readiness to be put into operation. Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 7 to 9 pm at the Area E-5 Police Station community room at the Holy Name Rotary, 1708 Centre St., West Roxbury. Read More »

Let’s Eliminate Plastic Bags in Boston!

Add your thoughts now: Survey. Plastic bags harm our environment, take 12 million barrels of petroleum a year to produce (just for those used in the U.S.), contribute significantly to litter in our streets, and wreak havoc with Boston’s single-stream recycling equipment when residents try to recycle plastic bags in our big blue bins. The Boston City Council is convening working-group sessions to discuss eliminating plastic bags in Boston and the best way to do so, and everyone is invited to contribute to the discussion. Read More »

October 15 film screening/discussion: “This Changes Everything”

WRSE co-sponsors the screening of the film adaptation and discussion of Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 pm. Join us to view this documentary about the effects of climate change on real people in real places today. Hosted by City Council President Michelle Wu at the Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway. Free and open to all. Read More »

WRSE co-sponsors Oct. 14 City Council Candidates’ Forum

Meet and mingle with Boston City Council candidates Oct. 14, from 6:45 to 8:30, at the Roslindale Community Center   (6 Cummins Highway). At-large candidates: Annissa Essaibi George, Michael Flaherty, Stephen Murphy, Ayanna Pressley, and Michelle Wu. District 4 candidates: Andrea Campbell and Charles Yancey (TBD). District 5 candidates: Tim McCarthy and Jean-Claude Sanon. Candidate statements and Q&A. Hosted by Progressive West Roxbury/Roslindale and co-sponsored by a number of West Roxbury and Roslindale community groups and local media. Read More »

Roslindale Styrofoam Collection July 11

Styrofoam cannot be recycled and stays in our landfills for eons. Here is your chance to keep it out of the landfills: bring your Styrofoam products from 12:30 to 2:30 to Acupuncture & Herbs in Rozzie Square, 16 Cohasset Street (near Fornax), this Saturday. All food containers must be rinsed, and no foam rubber or plastic can be accepted. Read More »