Environment - Page 2

Stay comfy while fighting climate change

August 18, 2023
In New England, heating your home is not optional. Central air conditioning isn’t always a requirement, but as climate change brings warmer temperatures and more weather anomalies, those window units may not

Drinking water safety is a moving target 

August 17, 2023
Ubiquitous and forever – two words no one wants to hear about dangerous chemicals in drinking water.  The two words pop up frequently in conversation with Alan Cathcart, director of Concord Public

The ever-changing Concord River runs through it

July 27, 2023
The Concord River, formed near the center of town at the confluence of the Assabet and Sudbury rivers, plays an important role in the iconography of American politics and philosophy. It also

Silver Hill beach closed after water tests

July 11, 2023
By Anne O’Connor anne@theconcordbridge.org As of July 10, one monitored beach in Concord, Silver Hill Association, was closed due to excessive bacteria. Massachusetts monitors water quality at public beaches throughout the state.