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Mystic River Cleanup – SNN #44

by on Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Somerville, MA, July 14, 2015 – The Mystic River suffered from decades of industrial pollution during the early twentieth century. Cleanup efforts have now created a ribbon of clean water that flows through Somerville on…


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Somerville Real Estate Getting Too Hot To Touch – SNN #44

by on Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Somerville, MA, July 14, 2015 – The Somerville real estate market has been on the rise for several years. But this year’s spring market has both realtors and potential buyers shaking their heads.  Claudine Kohick…


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Cinema Somerville’s Outdoor Movie Series presents “Return of the Kung Fu Dragon (1976)”

by on Mon, Jul 20, 2015

Cinema Somerville’s Outdoor Movie Series presents “Return of the Kung Fu Dragon (1976)” on Wednesday, July 22nd at 7:30pm

Cinema Somerville is a project of Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV). It builds community in…


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Watch the latest Somerville Neighborhood News TV Show

by on Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Catch up on some of the current Somerville news headlines in the latest episode of Somerville Neighborhood Newscast, produced by SCATV.
https://youtu.be/PvAeyp3zit4
Somerville, MA, June 30, 2015 – Somerville Real Estate Getting Too Hot To…


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Tonight: Cinema Somerville screens “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble”

by on Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Cinema Somerville is tonight, Thursday July 16th, at the Somerville Community Growing Center. We’ll be showing The Boy in the Plastic Bubble with a young John Travolta (1976). The Boy in the Plastic Bubble is a 1976 made-for-TV movie inspired…


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Union Lunch

by on Tue, Jul 14, 2015

It’s Friday. You deserve a good lunch break. Get out of the house or step away from your desk and hang out in the Square for lunch. Each Friday all summer long (7/17-9/18), enjoy lunch specials from neighborhood restaurants, live … Continue reading


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Union Square’s Business Winners

by on Thu, Jul 9, 2015

Congratulations to Union Square winners in 2015 Boston Magazine: A-4 Pizza  at 445 Somerville Ave. Bronwyn at 255 Washington St. Bull MacCabe’s at 366A Somerville Ave Foklift at 5 Sanborn Ct. Somerville Groove’s at 26 Union Square Union Square Donuts at 20 Bow St.  Congratulations to Union Square winners in … Continue reading


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“Cinema Somerville Movie Night” moved indoors to The Uniun (7.8.15)

by on Wed, Jul 8, 2015

LOCATION CHANGE: Looks like more rain for our Cinema Somerville series. No worries, our designated rain location is at The Uniun located at 11 Sanborn Ct. (Near Stone Park). Tonight we’ll be showing episodes of…


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Greg Jenkins & Kelvy Bird – Somerville ArtFarm for Social Innovation (7.7.15)

by on Tue, Jul 7, 2015

Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with the Executive Director of Somerville Arts Council, Greg Jenkins, and SAC board member and visual facilitator, Kelvy Bird, about the Somerville ArtFarm for Social Innovation – a 2.2 acre city-owned site adjacent the Brickbottom Artist Building and McGrath Highway. Tune in to find out more about the […]


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Joe Lynch & KyAnn Anderson – Summer Kickoff (6.15.15)

by on Tue, Jul 7, 2015

Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they kick-off Summer 2015 with a whirlwind of topics – upcoming summer events, zoning code overall, GLX – there’s something in this episode for everyone. Don’t forget the SPF everyone, and have a wonderful summer!


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Editors' Picks

Shea leaves legacy: human rights, schools, wit

by on Sat, Jul 28, 2012

Described “a force for good in the world,” William E. Shea was honored at a funeral Mass Friday, July 27, in St. Camillus Church, in Arlington, following his July 24 death at home. He had been president Ames Envelope and had been active in many ways in Somerville. See the full story at YourArlington.com…


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Assembling the Pieces

by on Fri, Jul 27, 2012

Construction is underway at Assembly Row, Somerville’s great hope for economic development. The path to this point has been winding.

What will the way forward bring?


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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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