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RTN 8th Annual Walk Home 5K Benefit Walk for the Homeless is June 10

RTN 8th Annual Walk Home 5K Benefit Walk for the Homeless is June 10

RTN 8th Annual Walk Home 5K Benefit Walk for the Homeless is June 10

Did you know there are an estimated 42,000 children experiencing homelessness in Massachusetts this year? Homelessness is a family issue and is on the rise. You can help.

The 8th annual Walk Home 5K Benefit Walk for the Homeless will be on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 10 am (rain or shine), at three locations—Danvers Rail Trail, Dorchester Park and Waltham Common.

Walk Home is sponsored by RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation. Funds raised help homeless teens and families. Donations may be tax-deductible. Since 2011, Walk Home has raised more than $160,000.

Attention Crafters: Riverfest Opportunities Still Available

Attention Crafters: Riverfest Opportunities Still Available

Attention Crafters: Riverfest Opportunities Still Available

Calling all Crafters! Waltham Riverfest will be taking place on Saturday, June 16th from 10 am to 5 pm and will feature music, local food vendors, and Crafters!
Applications for Crafters to participate in Riverfest are available at The Tea Leaf, 487 Moody Street, Waltham from Wednesday through Sunday 11:30 am to 5:00 pm

OPINION: Save the Waltham Field Station (Waltham Fields Community Farm)

Save the Waltham Field Station (Waltham Fields Community Farm)

OPINION: Save the Waltham Field Station (Waltham Fields Community Farm)

The folks at Waltham Fields Community Farm posted a piece this morning on their website entitled Save the Waltham Field Station.  At first I was taken aback.  I never considered the prospect of WFCF ceasing its good work.  As I read the piece this sentence stood out like a sore thumb:

"It is our belief that the University is now considering a sale of the property to the City of Waltham."

Arbor Day Foundation Names Waltham a 2017 Tree City USA

Arbor Day Foundation Names Waltham a 2017 Tree City USA

Arbor Day Foundation Names Waltham a 2017 Tree City USA

NEBRASKA CITY, NE — Waltham, Massachusetts was named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Waltham achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.

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