West Roxbury Lateral information sheet from 7/14 Dedham TV program

Click here to access the information sheet prepared by WRSE and Dedham Safety Over Profits distributed to the live audience at the local Dedham TV program on July 14, 2015, about the high-pressure West Roxbury Lateral pipeline that is being built by Spectra Energy at National Grid’s request. Read More »


West Roxbury Lateral pipeline updates from WRSE

West Roxbury Saves Energy’s Rickie Harvey has been sending informational e-mails about the process and progress of the proposed West Roxbury Lateral pipeline since September 2014, when we first learned of the plans to build this high-pressure (750 psi) natural gas pipeline and M&R Station in the heavily populated Grove Street area across from the active, blasting quarry. The updates are archived here. Read More »

Vote Yes on 2: Support the expansion of the Bottle Bill

According to MASSPIRG, “every year enough bottles get thrown away to fill Fenway Park to the Monster seats” (photo: MASSPIRG). Vote Yes on 2 in November so we can finally update the Bottle Bill to include plastic water bottles and sports drinks. Read More »

New! Summer leaf and yard waste collection

Once a month this June through September, yard waste will be collected in Boston on your recycling day. The dates for the summer collections are: June 16–20, July 14–18. Aug. 11–15, Sept. 15–20. In the fall the seven-week pickup block will continue (Oct. 13–Nov. 28). Read More »

Upgrade Your Aging Heating Equipment

If you heat with forced hot air and your furnace is older than 11 years or with forced hot water or steam and your boiler is older than 29 years, you should consider upgrading your system now with first-time-ever rebates from Mass Save ranging from $750 to $4,000. Read More »

Hazardous waste dropoff in WR June 29

Safely dispose of old paint cans, tires, chemicals, and other materials. Saturday, June 29, 9 am to 2 pm at the West Roxbury Public Works Yard behind Home Depot. Read More »