MassDOT Fore River Bridge Meeting - Weymouth
May
23
6:30 pm18:30

MassDOT Fore River Bridge Meeting - Weymouth

  • Abigail Adams Middle School

MassDOT recently announced that they will be closing lanes on the Fore River Bridge, in preparation for the new bridge. We will be there to distribute information about our safety concerns related to the bridge and the compressor.  We encourage you to join us. More info here.

MA Clean Energy Tour
May
22
6:00 pm18:00

MA Clean Energy Tour

  • Weymouth High School

The Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change is hosting hearings throughout the Commonwealth to get input from the public on pressing issues in clean energy and climate. They'll be in Weymouth on May 22 at the Mary Jo Livingstone Humanity Center at Weymouth High School.

MassDOT Fore River Bridge Meeting - Quincy
May
18
6:30 pm18:30

MassDOT Fore River Bridge Meeting - Quincy

  • Fore River Club House

MassDOT recently announced that they will be closing lanes on the Fore River Bridge, in preparation for the new bridge. We will be there to distribute information about our safety concerns related to the bridge and the compressor.  We encourage you to join us. 

More info here.

Compressor Senate Bill Hearing
May
16
1:00 pm13:00

Compressor Senate Bill Hearing

  • Mass State House

State Senator O'Connor has submitted a bill that would prevent the construction of compressor stations within a half mile of certain facilities and vulnerable areas, and we need folks to attend the Joint Committee hearing on Tuesday, May 16 at 1pm.

Apr
18
6:30 pm18:30

Caring for the Earth Local Event

  • Thomas Crane Public Library

Sorry for the short notice, but there is an exciting event tonight at the Crane Library in Quincy.

"Caring for the Earth," an environmental festival, will begin at 6:30 with informational tables set up in the Atruim. The speaking event begins at 7:00 with many groups represented--from Quincy Farmers Market to Quincy Making Waves to Mayor Koch to FRRACS! It should prove to be an interesting evening.

QCTV will be taping for those who cannot attend.

Sustainable Braintree
Apr
13
6:30 pm18:30

Sustainable Braintree

  • Thayer Public Library

Join our friends at Sustainable Braintree for their upcoming meeting!

More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1688642098105880/

Agenda:

  Discussion and planning on how we can support climate action at three levels:
1 - in Braintree using the 100% renewable plan set forth by Mass Power Forward.
2 - in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by supporting specific legislation to propel our economy away from fossil fuels and toward 100% renewable energy by 2050.
3 - at the national level by supporting action to mitigate climate change - including participating in the People's Climate March on 04/29.

State of North Weymouth
Apr
11
7:00 pm19:00

State of North Weymouth

  • McCulloch Building

Bring your questions, comments, and concerns to the "State of North Weymouth" meeting. The Mayor will be to discuss all things North Weymouth.

March FRRACS Meeting
Mar
21
7:00 pm19:00

March FRRACS Meeting

  • Fore River Club

RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 21!

The monthly meeting of FRRACS. Come to learn about updates, upcoming events, and action items.

The World Warms and Snow Disappears
Mar
15
7:00 pm19:00

The World Warms and Snow Disappears

  • Thomas Crane Public Library

Join QCAN (Quincy Climate Action Network) Thomas Crane Public Library, and FRRACS for a presentation on the impact of climate change on snow cover. The lecture will be lead by Professor Stephen Young, a geographer from Salem State University.

RSVP on Facebook here.

Planning Board Meeting w/ Spectra
Feb
28
7:00 pm19:00

Planning Board Meeting w/ Spectra

  • McCulloch Building

pectra is presenting their subdivision plan to the Weymouth Planning Board on Tuesday. Though we can't speak, it is a public meeting and we're hoping to pack the room!

Meeting with Spectra in Rehoboth
Feb
27
7:00 pm19:00

Meeting with Spectra in Rehoboth

  • Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School

Reps from Spectra will be in Rehoboth on February 27 for a public meeting. This is a follow-up to a meeting they had back in September. The intention is for Spectra to answer questions that they didn't answer or sufficiently answer last time, as well as any other questions that have come up. Let us join our friends in Rehoboth to listen and lend our support.

Monday, February 27 at 7pm

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School, 2700 Regional Rd, North Dighton, MA 02764

February FRRACS Meeting
Feb
14
6:30 pm18:30

February FRRACS Meeting

  • Glastonbury Abbey

Join us for the monthly meeting of FRRACS! Note the location change: We'll be meeting at the Glastonbury Abbey in Hingham (16 Hull St, Hingham).

Rally to Stop Spectra
Jan
27
3:30 pm15:30

Rally to Stop Spectra

  • 6 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States

In response to recent news, we will be holding a rally at the compressor site on Friday, January 27. Please join us, if you can!

January FRRACS Meeting
Jan
9
7:00 pm19:00

January FRRACS Meeting

  • Glastonbury Abbey

Join us for the monthly meeting of FRRACS! *Note: We will be meeting on MONDAY, JANUARY 9th at the GLASTONBURY ABBEY in Hingham, not on Tuesday, January 10th.

Social Justice Gathering
Jan
5
7:00 pm19:00

Social Justice Gathering

  • United First Parish Church

If you find yourself concerned about the current political climate, be sure to join this social justice organizing meeting.

FRRACS Holiday Gathering
Dec
13
7:00 pm19:00

FRRACS Holiday Gathering

  • Fore River Club

Come join us as we celebrate two years of FRRACS and the many wins we've had this year! There will be holiday treats, updates on the campaign, and fun group-building activities.

South Shore Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Symposium
Dec
1
8:30 am08:30

South Shore Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Symposium

  • Cushing Memorial Hall

The following information comes from the North & South Rivers Watershed Association website:

This one-day symposium will present an overview of potential climate change and sea level rise impacts on the South Shore, tools and funding options available to communities, and case studies of successful strategies used at the local level to address these issues.  The day will also feature a facilitated discussion of opportunities to promote coordinated and cost-effective local, inter-municipal, and regional resiliency initiatives.

"Merchants of Doubt" movie screening
Oct
17
7:00 pm19:00

"Merchants of Doubt" movie screening

  • Thomas Crane Public Library

Join Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library, MCAN, Quincy CAN, and FRRACS for a screening of "Merchants of Doubt" on Tuesday, October 18, at 7:00 p.m.

Pre-Hearing for Wetlands Permit Denial
Oct
17
10:00 am10:00

Pre-Hearing for Wetlands Permit Denial

  • MassDEP Southeast Office

The battle over the Wetlands Permit has not neared its end.

Please join us on Monday, October 17, at the Mass DEP's Southeast Regional Office in Lakeville for a pre-hearing on the Wetlands permit.