Friday, August 26, 2011

The Green Academy Opens this School Year

Welcome to the neighborhood! The Green Academy, in the South Boston Educational Complex on G Street, is one of Boston’s two new in-district charter schools opening this school year. Along with a customized academic atmosphere, the school is concentrating on sustainability and preparing students for a “green” economy.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Planet Southie in the News

Please check out this article about Planet Southie and our goals for the future.

Are you interested in a local green issue that is not currently a major focus of Planet Southie? Consider coordinating a Planet Southie Action Team to mobilize support for that issue. Come to our monthly meeting and share your ideas! Some ideas for new Action Teams: Energy efficiency, toxics, public transportation, biking, walking, asthma prevention, climate change, environmental justice, safe Rx disposal, neighborhood clean-ups and more. Action Teams can be short or long-term. You don't have to be an expert!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Plug in Southie: Planet Southie's Update

The Fight to Save Old Colony's Trees:
Help Spread the Word! Southie Trees has teamed up with TechBoston to save many heritage trees in the Old Colony Housing Development that could possibly be cut down due to the ongoing construction. Click here to learn more about what you can do to help!

Don't forget! The South Boston Farmer's Market is Mondays from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The market features fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs and dairy all from local farmers.

Are you a Southie bicyclist? Join Southie Bikes to help advocate for bike paths and better biking conditions for South Bostonians. Please email for updates and information about meetings. All are welcome!

Next Planet Southie Meeting:
Monday, August 22 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Location: South Boston Public Library, 646 East Broadway. Everyone is welcome at Planet Southie!

Next Southie Trees Meeting: Monday, September 12 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Location: TBD. All our welcome so branch out and invite your friends!