Friday, May 3, 2013
Here are some family activities you can do to foster environmentalism. Sponsored by Sony.
Very few events are celebrated around the globe, but Earth Day is. This year, it’s come and gone. But we’re here to ask: What can we do to show our love of the earth on that day, and every day? On May 31st, Sony will release After Earth, an action-packed movie that takes place 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity to leave. It’s the kind of scenario that makes you want to donate to Greenpeace, recycle everything, and start biking every where, immediately. So, in honor of Earth Day, Patch has teamed up with Sony to present these ideas for making every day Earth Day. How can we make every day Earth Day? Begin with little things. Easy things. Obvious things. Things we take for granted each day, and use and/or abuse because of…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The artwork of Stoughton High students is part of a Neponset River Watershed Association Water Conservation exhibit at the Stoughton Public Library. The art will be displayed through January.
Tuesday, January 22
The following is adapted from a press release from the Neponset River Watershed Association: The next time you visit the Stoughton Public Library, take a peek at the paintings hanging in the second floor gallery space. “Water Water Everywhere” is the theme of the art exhibit, which was created by students in Stoughton High School’s Art 1 class, in response to a visit by the Neponset River Watershed Association’s Water Conservation Coordinator Nancy Fyler. As part of the Stoughton Water Conservation Program, Mrs. Fyler met with students in SHS teacher Alyssa Dancey's art class, and presented information about the water infrastructure of Stoughton; problems facing water supplies and the environment; and ways to conserve water. The students…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Combine the Stoughton Rebate Program for water efficient appliances with the upcoming tax free weekend, August 11-12.
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Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The following is adapted from a Neponset River Watershed Association release: If you are contemplating purchasing a new water efficient toilet or clothes washer, then you may want to take advantage of two great opportunities – the Stoughton rebate program and the tax free weekend on August 11 and 12. The two-day tax holiday this upcoming Saturday and Sunday will lift the 6.25 percent levy on most items selling for less than $2,500 next weekend. Excluded from the tax holiday are restaurant meals, cars, motorboats, tobacco and any item that costs more than $2,500 Additionally, the Stoughton Water and Sewer Department is still offering generous rebates for residents who replace older toilets and clothes washers with water efficient …