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“Cinema Somerville Movie Night” moved due to rain

by on Mon, Jun 29, 2015

“The Little Shop of Horrors” movie screening is moved due to inclement weather. The movie screening location will be held at The Uniun, at 11 Sanborn Court, right in Union Square.

Please bring chairs/blankets!…


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Learn LIVE TV Studio Production at SCATV

by on Tue, Jun 23, 2015

This class is for members who want to get started producing multi-camera studio programs in the HotSet and main studio. Over four sessions you will learn basic set design, studio lighting, camera operation, audio, and…


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SCATV’s Editing with Adobe Premier Class

by on Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Want to learn how to edit professionally using state of the art technology? Then sign up today for SCATV’s Video Editing class.

Editing with Adobe Premier: In this four session class you will learn…


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Somerville Fire Department Seeks New Home

by on Mon, Jun 22, 2015

The current Union Square fire station is a converted car barn from the 1930’s. The Lowell Street fire station is undersized for today’s equipment. The City of Somerville is looking to replace the two inadequate…


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Special Olympics Massachusetts holds the annual Somerville School Day Games

by on Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Each spring Special Olympics Massachusetts holds the annual Somerville School Day Games at Dilboy Stadium. Over 150 student athletes with intellectual disabilities throughout Somerville participate in the event.

Ian Comack, a Brown School Physical…


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Tufts University Begins Janitorial Layoffs

by on Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Marching, rallying, and a hunger strike organized by the Tufts Labor Coalition (TLC) have not succeeded in halting the university’s plans to cut janitors’ jobs. On June 8th, the Tufts administration released a university-wide email…


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Businesses Struggle to Regain Financial Footing

by on Mon, Jun 22, 2015

State and federal loans are available to help small businesses heal from storms. Even though the snow and extreme cold are gone, many Somerville businesses are still recovering from the harsh winter.

“When we…


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Join the audience of The Somerville Line at SCATV 6.29 at 6:30pm

by on Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Join the audience of The Somerville Line and Somerville Community Access Television for another live show on Monday, June 29 at 7pm (must arrive by 6:30pm). Your friends and family will be able to view…


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Summer Media Classes at SCATV

by on Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Summer is here and so are Somerville Community Access Television’s next batch of media production classes. There are some great classes to sign up for! If you haven’t already joined as a member, please sign…


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Mayor Joe Curtatone & Police Chief David Fallon – Race Relations In Somerville (5.26.15)

by on Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Join Greater Somerville co-host, Joe Lynch, as he interviews Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and Police Chief David Fallon. They discuss the current race relations climate here in Somerville, statistics and lessons learned from Ferguson, MO, New York a…


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5/6/15 Somerville Land Use Committee Meeting as a Whole

by on Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Agenda is to discuss and recommend action upon the proposed change to form-oriented zoning throughout Somerville. More…


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3/5/15 Joint Planning Board / Land Use Committee Hearing on New Zoning

by on Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Agenda consists of a hearing on the new, building-type oriented zoning ordinance to replace the current zoning ordinance. More…


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7/18/13 Somerville Land Use Committee Meeting

by on Sun, Jun 23, 2013

These are two scheduled meetings of the BOA Land Use Committee, one at 6 PM and another at 7 PM. Agenda at 6 PM includes discussing a zoning amendment to separate supermarkets from other retail in the zoning code, and another to add Medical Marijuana Treatment Facility to the table of land use categories. Agenda at 7 PM includes processing a zoning amendment, currently withdrawn, to permit a ground floor supermarket that exceeds the Ground Level Retail Size Cap in the Assembly Square Mixed-Use District. More…


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6/4/13, 6/5/13 Forums on Ethanol Trains through Cambridge and Somerville

by on Sun, Jun 2, 2013

The Cambridge legislative delegation is holding two public forums about a plan proposed by Global Partners to transport ethanol through Cambridge, Somerville, and Chelsea using the existing rail system. The ethanol trains may be a mile long and contain up to a million gallons of hot-burning, hard-to-extinguish ethanol. Far better to transport it by barge from Albany NY. More…


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Public TV and Walmart: WGBH Responds

by on Sun, Feb 24, 2013

When my membership renewal came due  I sent WGBH a letter explaining the dilemma I faced deciding whether to continue to support Boston’s non-commercial public television station. I had recently seen a promotional piece- a…


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What we can learn from the School Committee’s selection process

by on Wed, Feb 20, 2013

Last month the School Committee chose a replacement for their colleague, Maureen Bastardi, who had been appointed Ward 1 Alderman. They did so through an open process that involved soliciting interest from potential candidates and…


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2/6/13 Public Hearing on Ethanol Train Routes

by on Wed, Feb 6, 2013

Ethanol trains carrying large amounts of flammable liquid would pass through Somerville, including right by Brickbottom, East Broadway and Assembly Square. More…


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Why Should ‘Villens Consider Livestock Grazing (Ever)?

by on Sat, Jan 26, 2013

When a sober, soft-spoken, octogenarian with a Scottish accent delivers a somber warning about a six-degree temperature increase on our planet the impact is immediately warmly felt. So it was in the ASEAN Auditorium at…


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Why a new library?

by on Thu, Jan 17, 2013

Why build when we can use what we have so much better?


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Mayor @JoeCurtatone Misses Own Deadline for OpenData Initiative

by on Wed, Aug 1, 2012

In June, the City proudly announced that it would be posting lots of operational data in July online at data.somervillema.gov.  Well, it’s August 1st and that webpage hasn’t been set up yet. …


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