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11/12/14 Union Square Civic Advisory Committee Public Meeting

by on Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Agenda includes Union Square updates, an update on the Union Square Futures web site, a presentation on city planning, and a discussion of expanding the CAC. More…


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11/13/14 Somerville Redevelopment Authority Meeting

by on Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Agenda includes an update on Assembly Square and votes to authorize engaging counsel regarding land disposition agreements with US2 and to defend against eminent domain litigation. More…


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Potluck & Lecture Series with Boston Indie Mafia at SCATV

by on Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Potluck and Lecture Series with Boston Indie Mafia: Thursday, November 13th from 7-9pm at SCATV (90 Union Square).

In the spirit of collaboration & community, you are invited to the FREE SCATV Potluck and…


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Some Flooding Fixes Planned

by on Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Somerville, MA, Nov. 5, 2104 – City officials vow to wage war on flooding. But not an all-out one. More like a series of guerilla assaults.

“It’s going to be attacked from a number of…


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Somerville Growing Center Presents: Seeds and Songs of Change

by on Sun, Nov 9, 2014

On November 15th the Somerville Community Growing Center will be partnering with New England Grassroots Environment Fund (NEGEF) to host a satellite viewing party of Seeds & Songs of Change at the Center for Arts…


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Green Line funding not affected by elimination of gas tax indexing

by on Sat, Nov 8, 2014

Question 1 passed, repealing the 2013 law that automatically increases gas taxes according to inflation. Does that mean funding for the Green Line Extension is at risk? Fortunately, the answer is no.

At the Somerville Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinne…


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Washington St & Union Square station design meeting

by on Thu, Nov 6, 2014

Thursday, Nov 6, 6-8 pm
Holiday Inn
30 Washington St (map)


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The Students Behind the Fluffernutters

by on Wed, Nov 5, 2014

They’re everywhere at the annual Fluff Festival: students from the Somerville High School Music Department wandering through the crowd, hawking fluffernutters.  It’s a major fundraiser supporting their trips and the making of the fluffernutters has become a start-of-the-year bonding experience. … Continue reading


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Joe Lynch & KyAnn Anderson – Election Night 2014 (11.4.14)

by on Wed, Nov 5, 2014

For those of you who just can’t get enough politics, join Greater Somerville co-hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson for their Election Night 2014 special, where they speak candidly about the various issues Somerville and this nation are facing on the ballot this election, what control of the Senate will mean for Democrats, and why […]


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11/6/14 GLX Station Design Meeting: Washington St & Union Sq Stations

by on Mon, Nov 3, 2014

First of two public meetings updating the designs of the first three stations of the Green Line Extension (GLX). The Green Line Extension is a crucial project for Somerville’s future. Attend and respond! More…


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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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