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Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

If you purchase an energy efficient product or a renewable energy system for your home, you may be eligible for a federal tax credit! See here for more info.

Hutchins Farm Winter Message

The sun climbs higher and stays longer, gets warmer and stronger each day, but it's a long slog before it really feels like Spring.  Our seed orders for the coming season are almost complete, and our crew is largely in place.  We are fortunate that the core of our crew, who have been instrumental in all our successes for the past two years, will be returning again this season, along with a number of new members.  We will also be joined by Taylor Bemis (John's son) and his girlfriend Andrea. Read More »

Spotlight on Geothermal

Gary & Kristin Kleiman

We sat down with Gary Kleiman and Kristin Nelson to discuss their conversion of their home from forced hot air gas to geothermal in 2006. Read More »

Community Carbon Calculator Launched!

Use our Community Calculator to calculate your foot print and see how you compare to other people in the U.S. and around the world. See what actions others have done in Concord, utilize town programs that save you money and reduce our impact on the environment. Get Started.

Wayland Winter Farmers' Market 2010 - every Sat. thru Feb. 27

Beginning Sat. Jan. 16 and continuing every Sat. thru Feb. 27

Wayland Winter Farmers' Market 2010 Read More »

Spotlight on Conservation

recycle bag

Calling all conservationists - Concord Conserves wants to know what you are doing to conserve energy in your home or business.

Please let us know your story and tips and we'll highlight you and your story on our website for a MONTH!

Just contact info@concordconserves.org or call us at 978-369-2472 and our review board will take a look and let you know if you've been selected. Read More »

Home Drop-Off Day at First Parish

Do you want to clean up your house and help someone in need? Start
collecting your donations for "Home Drop-off Day" at First Parish on
Saturday, January 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.!

We will be collecting donations for Household Goods Recycling of
Massachusetts
and Cradles to Crayons. There will be a truck from HGRM to collect Read More »

Flint's Bridge Opening Today!

From Rich Reine, the Town's Public Works Director.

An update on the Flint's Bridge Opening. We were notified by MADOT late yesterday that they intend to open the bridge today (Friday January 8th) after noon. They will remove signage in Monument Square notifying motorists of its closure and will remove remaining signage next week.

Christmas Tree Drop Off Dates/Times

From the Town of Concord Website:

The Compost Site at 755 Walden Street will be open on Saturday, January 2, Friday January 8 and Saturday January 9 from 9-3, for you to drop off Christmas Trees.

Do not bring wreaths or garlands - these must be put in the trash. You may also bring styrofoam block Saturday, January 2 and Saturday January 9 from 9 - 2:30. 

Styrofoam peanuts should be brought to your local mailbox or UPS store.

Christmas Tree Recycling Info

Concord Boy Scout Troop 132 and the Holy Family Parish Youth In Service have teamed up again this year to collect trees after Christmas and take them to the town compost recycling. The date of the pickup is Saturday, January 9th.  If you want your Christmas tree picked up please reserve no later than 5:00pm Wednesday, January 6th by sending an email to TreePickUp09@gmail.com (preferred), or alternatively, calling 978-369-2911 extension 4.
 
Please leave the following information:
  1) your name Read More »

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