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Mimi Graney – Co-Owner of Relish Management (formerly of Union Square Main Streets) (1.6.15)

by on Tue, Jan 6, 2015

Join host KyAnn Anderson as she bids farewell to Mimi Graney, the Founding Executive Director of Somerville’s Union Square Main Streets, since 2005. Dedicating over a decade of her life to enriching the community and culture of Union Square, Mimi is embarking on a co-owned business venture in 2015 called Relish Management. Tune in as […]

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1/8/15 Union Square Utility and Streetscape Improvements Study and Design

by on Sun, Jan 4, 2015

OSPCD will present a draft design for Webster and Prospect Streets, near the Union Square T-Stop site. Come and find out what’s happening! More…

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1/7/15 Community Preservation Act Community Meeting

by on Sun, Jan 4, 2015

The Community Preservation Act mandates that the tax surcharge be used for projects that will benefit the community. Come to the meeting and find out what the projects are! More…

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1/7/15 Somerville by Design: Union Square Visioning Session

by on Sun, Jan 4, 2015

This visioning session follows on the crowdsourcing event on Dec. 17. Come and share your thoughts and concerns with the design team. It’s your square! More…

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1/5/15 GLX Announcement with Gov. Patrick and USDOT Sec. Foxx

by on Sun, Jan 4, 2015

The announcement likely includes information about Federal funding for the GLX and an update on its schedule, along with displays illustrating the current design. More…

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Greater Somerville – Joe Lynch & KyAnn Anderson – Holiday Special 2014 (12.30.14)

by on Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they reflect on the top Somerville stories of 2014, what to expect next year, and why Joe refused to wear his festive reindeer sweater for yet another Greater Somerville Holiday Special (bah humbug). Happy New Year and a sincere thank you to those of you who support […]

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Somerville Illuminations Tour of Lights 2014 (12.13.14)

by on Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson showed their true holiday spirit by leading one of the trolley tours for the Somerville Arts Council’s Somerville Illuminations Tour of Lights on December 13th. Selling out year after year, this tour weaves in and out of the streets of both East and West Somerville, showcasing some of the […]

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by on Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Somerville, MA, Dec. 17 – Somerville, as part of “Team Boston,” recently competed for, and lost, in a four-way bid for the Audio Urban Futures Award. But losing has still produced a win – the…

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by on Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Somerville, MA, Dec. 17 – Earlier this month, a team of students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) gave their take on the revitalization of the Brickbottom neighborhood at a gathering of residents and…

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Somerville Says: “Black Lives Matter”

by on Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Somerville, MA, Dec. 17 – Somerville’s residents, students, agencies and even the Somerville Police Department have been taking part in the nationwide discussion about the recent grand jury decisions where white police officers were not…

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Editors' Picks

Announcing the “Somerville Stock Exchange” community art project

by on Sun, May 6, 2012

Hi everyone!

I’m working on a new community art project– and I hope you’ll decide to participate!

It’s called “The Somerville Stock Exchange,” or SSE for short. Unlike our New…

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Mayor Curtatone’s ACE Webpage for Responsiveness Data Late Again

by on Sat, May 5, 2012

The City’s transparency initiative has again fallen into neglect.…

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Copy of e-mail to Nancy Busnach, Chair, Somerville Redevelopment Authority

by on Sun, Apr 29, 2012

Now that the Somerville Comprehensive Plan has been endorsed by the city and adopted by the Planning Board, I would like to pass along a suggestion.

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@SomervilleCity’s Retaliation Against Accessibility Whistleblower Casts Chilling Effect

by on Fri, Apr 6, 2012

Last week, Mayor @JoeCurtatone retaliated against Somerville accessibility rights advocate Eileen Feldman after she blew the whistle on the City’s attempt to have the U.S. Surgeon General’s March 23rd health grant event held at the then-inaccessible Armory…

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Somerville, MA: Civil Rights Discrimination in Motion, circa 2012

by on Thu, Mar 29, 2012

Ms. Renault-Caragianes’ letter is a cover-up on behalf of Mayor Curtatone and designed to distort the facts about why State officials had to quickly step in to relocate the U.S. Surgeon General’s visit to the Ville last Friday, March 23, 2012, for the official launch event of the Middlesex County’s health wellness and prevention initiative called “Mass in Motion.”

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Why @311Somerville Does Not Track Loose Utility Wire Calls

by on Sun, Mar 25, 2012

Here’s what I’ve learned so far via the following Twitter conversation (in chronological order):…

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Somerville’s Curtatone Prevented from Hosting U.S. Surgeon General at Inaccessible Armory

by on Thu, Mar 22, 2012

Somerville’s Mayor Curtatone, who announced on WGBH this week (Boston’s Growing Income Gap, hosted 3/20/11 by Kara Miller) that he is “advising the First Lady on the Let’s Move Initiative,” attempted to get the US Surgeon General’s launch of a major Public Health initiative at the inaccessible Somerville Armory this Friday (March 23, 2012).

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Somerville Labor Coalition Accuses Curtatone of Divide And Conquer Strategy on GIC

by on Fri, Mar 9, 2012

The following letter (circa Fall 2011) was recently obtained by Somerville Voices from Peter Blaikie with the Somerville Labor Coalition after a reference to the letter appeared in the 12/29/2011 SJ article Somerville unions form coalition against recent health care switch by Andy Metzger…

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TEDx Somerville: A Stimulating Hodge Podge

by on Sun, Mar 4, 2012

Well, I’m missing the after-party, but I wanted to share some tidbits from this event that raged all day at the Armory today.…

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Somerville High School Issues

by on Tue, Dec 20, 2011

There is only one High School and if the things that need to be fixed are not fixed this school will crumble down and every one would have to move to Medford or some other high school. Somerville High should be treated with respect.

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