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  • Come join the Post Office clean up!

    Please join friends and neighbors in keeping our neighborhood beautiful. Meet at the Chestnut Hill Post Office with your gardening gloves on and garden tools handy. Friday, September 21, 8:30-10:30 Friday, October 19. 8:30-10:30

  • MBTA plans to replace D line tracks in Newton

    Newton residents near the Green Line: In Mid-September, the MBTA is beginning a 30 month long track and signal replacement project along the entire length of the Green Line D Branch across the City of Newton.  In order to replace portions of old track and signals, the project will involve noisy construction activities during the […]

  • A Thank You to Houghton Garden Volunteers

    Many thanks to our friends and neighbors who helped clean up Houghton Garden in early April. It was the largest number of volunteers that we have had since the effort began fifteen years ago. The park looks well cared for which could not have happened without everyone pitching in. It was fun to work together […]

  • Extra! Extra! The CHA spring 2018 newsletter is here!

    Our latest newsletter is jam-packed with news and local information. Read it here first, or wait for your copy to arrive in the mail. Click on the blue link, or on the newsletter below to enlarge. CHA Spring Newsletter 2018  

  • Help clear invasive plants out of Houghton Garden – June 2

    Garlic Mustard Pull Saturday, June 2nd 9:30am -12:00pm Houghton Garden. Sponsored by the Friends of Houghton Garden and the Newton Conservators. For more information on this event and other invasive plant pulls soponsored by Newton Conservators, click here.

  • Pitch in the clean up our neighborhood!

    Come join the Chestnut Hill Garden Club and other neighbors in keeping our public spaces beautiful. Clean up at the Chestnut Hill Post Office and T-stop on Saturday, May 19, from 9:00 to 11:00am. Click on the blue link, or on the image below for flyer details. Community Clean Up Flyer

  • Houghton Garden Clean up on April 7th

    Spring Clean-up of Houghton Garden   Date and Time: April 7 at 9 AM…..(Michele says, “the snow will be gone”!) Please bring gloves, a strong constitution and your sense of humor… Meet at Houghton Garden (210 Suffolk Rd, Chestnut Hill) Lunch will be provided by a surprise chef! Please email Susan Lawrence (SLHL@mac.com) to sign […]

  • Webster Woods Advisory Panel

    Mayor Fuller has announced the formation of a Webster Woods Advisory Panel to offer guidance on how best to preserve this important community resource. The Mayor has appointed Beth Wilkinson of the Newton Conservators to serve as Chair of the Advisory Panel. Ms. Wilkinson will chair both the Panel’s Executive Committee and the larger Advisory […]

  • Waste Collection and Recycling in Newton

    Neighbors, please be aware: (1) The ctiy of Newton will collect Christmas trees for composting between January 2nd, and January 12. (2) Plastic bags are not recyclable in your green bins and recyclables should not be bagged in the bins, but loose. The DPW reports that plastic bags mixed into the recycling stream is still […]

  • Football game this saturday

    The next Boston College football game ( versus NC State) will take place this Saturday, November 11 at 12:00 pm.  Parking lots will open at 9:00 am. Neighbors, plan accordingly. 

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