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  • Earth Hour this Saturday

    Whoops...I meant Saturday...I guess you can turn your lights off both nights! ... From: "ldischler@... [BoltonLocal]"

    disch0324 3 days ago
  • Earth Hour this Sunday

    Earth Hour is a worldwide lights-off event to raise awareness about climate change. It began in 2007. This year's event occurs on March 28, from 8:30 to

    disch0324 3 days ago
  • Re: FDA rules GMO apples, potatoes are 'safe for consumption'

    We tend to think that we can trust the FDA; they are an independent regulatory agency, right? But what most people don't know is that former Monsanto

    janetmargjohnson 4 days ago
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Group Description

Bolton Local: A grassroots group of people from Bolton, Massachusetts, whose mission is to build a strong, self-reliant community culture made up of people committed to living sustainably on the planet, in a way that inspires, builds friendships, and offers a hopeful vision for the future.

An important component of this is building community. Toward that end, we offer this message board to facilitate discussion among community members on a variety of topics. Messages posted to the Bolton Local group should be consistent with Bolton Local’s mission and goals. Here are some examples of suitable topics:

• Ideas to promote sustainability in Bolton
• What’s going on in local government
• The effect of statewide or nationwide issues on Bolton (Think globally, act locally!)
• Development in Bolton
• Environmental concerns in Bolton
• Healthy, holistic living
• How we can support local businesses
• Referrals for local services and businesses
• Community volunteering and support
• Local entertainment and things to do
• Barter opportunities
• Car pooling opportunities
• Recycling information
• Bolton yard sales
• Alternative energy
• Energy conservation
• Emergency preparedness
• Ideas to promote self-sufficiency
• Food and farms
• Chickens and other livestock
• Educational opportunities on any of these or related topics


Rules of the road:
• Please do not post forwarded messages from political organizations.
• Please do not post any commercial advertisements.
• Keep discussions respectful.
• Please take personal conversations offline. (For example, you don't need to send a thank-you meant for one person to everyone.)

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  • Nov 28, 2009
  • English

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  • This is a restricted group.
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  • Membership requires approval.
  • Messages are not moderated.
  • All members can post messages.

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