The Eyes See, the Mind Wanders - Gallery showing + Art and Science Talk
Sep
7
to Sep 13

The Eyes See, the Mind Wanders - Gallery showing + Art and Science Talk

The Eyes See, the Mind Wanders

South Shore Artists Act to Protect the Coast

Join artists from the South Shore for a gallery showing at the Milton Art Center, in support of efforts to protect the coast from the dangerous compressor station proposal. FRRACS members and supporters will have pieces in the show. There will be an opening reception at the art center and a special talk on September 7. See below for complete details.

Location: Milton Art Center- 334 Edge Hill Road, Milton, MA, 02186

Art and Science : A Talk by Artists and BU Professor or Earth and Environmental Science Nathan Phillips on Saturday, September 7, 1- 3 PM.

Opening reception: September 13, 2019, 6-8 p.m.

Participating artists: Agusta Agustsson, Margaret Bellafiore, Connie Bigony, Joe Caruso, Morgan Davis, Ronni Komarow, Robert Lamothe, Yvonne Lamothe

For more info, visit the event website here.

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Nonviolent Direct Action Training
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Nonviolent Direct Action Training

The fight to stop the compressor station requires the use of many different tactics. As we continue to fight Enbridge in the courts, we want to be prepared for any and all outcomes. Folks from The FANG Collective will be facilitating a training on the topic on Nonviolent Direct Action (NVDA) for us. If you’re interested in learning more about NVDA, we encourage you to attend this training. Please Sign-Up here if you plan to attend, so that we can plan and prep accordingly

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Youth Climate Strike Week
Sep
20
to Sep 28

Youth Climate Strike Week

Youth leaders are kicking of a week of climate action on Friday, September 20. Join them! The kickoff event will be held in Boston. More info to come.

For details about this event and to contact the organizers, visit the event Facebook page here. FRRACS will be attending and will have a support action later in the week.

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Weekly Standout
Aug
21
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Weekly Standout
Aug
14
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Weekly Standout
Aug
7
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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State House Standout
Aug
1
to Aug 6

State House Standout

We will be reminding Gov. Baker of this promises with a rally of a reading of his letter to Mayor Hedlund, songs, and chants. The rally will be for three days culminating around the possible release date for the Wetlands permit, the Waterways permit, and the Coastal Zone Management determination of consistency. We will meet outside of his office at the State House beginning an noon on Thursday August 1. We will continue at the same time on Friday August 2, and on our D-Day of Monday August 5th.

Can you join us? To sign up go here.

You can find more information on our facebook page or on our website.

Thank you for all that you do!

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Weekly Standout
Jul
31
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Quincy Environmental Fair
Jul
27
11:00 AM11:00

Quincy Environmental Fair

Join QCAN for a free outdoor environmental fair on the front lawn of the Thomas Crane Public Library. There will be fun green activities for all ages, live local entertainment, electric vehicle ride-alongs and a free bike valet. FRRACS will be there! Rain date: Saturday, August 3, 11am-2pm. More info here.

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Weekly Standout
Jul
24
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Nonviolent Direct Action Training
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Nonviolent Direct Action Training

If you want to learn more about NVDA (Nonviolent Direct Action), please join us! Taking part in direct action doesn't necessarily mean risking arrest. We encourage everyone to join us for the training, as it is a useful and important tactic to learn about.

The Democracy Center is partially wheelchair accessible, no accessible bathroom on site. Contact info@democracycenter.org or 617 492 8855 as needed.

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Weekly Standout
Jul
17
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Bridge Standout to Stop the Compressor Station
Jul
13
4:00 PM16:00

Bridge Standout to Stop the Compressor Station

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DEP Commissioner Martin Suuberg announced on Friday (July 12) that he will adopt Presiding Officer Jane Rothchild's decision to approve the air quality permit for the Weymouth compressor station.

In response to the decision, we will be holding a large standout at the Fore River Bridge in North Weymouth. We will meet at the proposed compressor station site (55 Bridge Street) at 3pm and will walk up to the bridge. We will have some signs, but please feel free to bring your own! We hope that you can join us in voicing our outrage and concern as we prepare for the fight ahead.

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Weekly Standout
Jul
10
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Weekly Standout
Jul
3
3:00 PM15:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Weekly Standout
Jun
26
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Painting in the Park
Jun
23
1:00 PM13:00

Painting in the Park

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We invite you to join us at King’s Cove park (located next to the proposed compressor station site) for an afternoon of art. Come and express your concerns for our environment and its vulnerability. There is no denying that corporations are putting our air and water at risk. Join artists as they lead the way in coming together to bring the vision forward. Children and families and adults are encouraged to make art (there will be a children’s art table). Materials and instruction for getting started will be provided.

Sunday, June 23, 2019 | 1-4 PM | 55 Bridge Street, Weymouth

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Weekly Standout
Jun
19
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth. We are in need of sign holders!

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Weekly Standout
Jun
12
3:30 PM15:30

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth.

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Air Quality Hearing - Part 2
Jun
10
9:00 AM09:00

Air Quality Hearing - Part 2

Last month we had a three day hearing to address our appeal of Enbridge’s air quality plan approval. The hearing was scheduled to conclude on the third day, but has since been extended due to the DEP’s recent data dump. The hearing will take place at the MassDEP office in Boston (1 Winter Street) starting at 9am on Monday, June 10. It is scheduled to go until 5pm. The hearing will run into Tuesday if needed, from 12-5pm. This portion of the hearing will be focused solely on the 750+ page report of new/updated data that DEP released.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Canvass for PHMSA Meeting
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Volunteer Opportunity: Canvass for PHMSA Meeting

PHMSA (Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) is coming to Weymouth on June 17 to discuss safety concerns relating to the proposed compressor station. This is an important meeting, so we need to pack the room. This will be the first time that we will have the ears of PHMSA listening to our safety concerns. (You can read more about the meeting here.)

Can you help us pass out flyers on Saturday, June 8?

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Weekly Standout
Jun
5
4:00 PM16:00

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 4-5 pm in North Weymouth.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Canvass for PHMSA Meeting
Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

Volunteer Opportunity: Canvass for PHMSA Meeting

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

PHMSA (Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) is coming to Weymouth on June 17 to discuss safety concerns relating to the proposed compressor station. This is an important meeting, so we need to pack the room. This will be the first time that we will have the ears of PHMSA to listen to our safety concerns. (You can read more about the meeting here.) Can you help us pass out flyers on Saturday June 1 or June 8?

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Weekly Standout
May
29
3:30 PM15:30

Weekly Standout

  • 55 Bridge Street Weymouth, MA, 02191 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Occupy Hingham, a long-time supporter of FRRACS, hosts a weekly standout to help spread the word about the compressor station. They hold signs every Wednesday afternoon from 3:30-4:30 pm in North Weymouth.

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NWCA Meat Raffle
May
25
4:30 PM16:30

NWCA Meat Raffle

The North Weymouth Civic Association (NWCA) is holding a meat raffle on May 25 to help raise money for our legal fees. It's sure to be a fun afternoon with lots of great people. Stop by if you can!

Many thanks to NWCA for organizing this event. They have been committed supporters in this fight since the very beginning. We are incredibly grateful for their support.

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MassDEP Public Hearing to Revise Waste Site Cleanup Regs
May
23
9:30 AM09:30

MassDEP Public Hearing to Revise Waste Site Cleanup Regs

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has prepared revisions to their Massachusetts Contingency Plan ("MCP", 310 CMR 40.0000). The MCP relates to regulations governing the notification, assessment, cleanup and closure of oil and hazardous material disposal sites. You can read their proposed revisions here. We are trying to pack the room for the hearing that is taking place in Boston. Please join us on May 23rd if you can!

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