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9/27/15 Mystic View Task Force Annual Meeting

by on Mon, Sep 7, 2015

The Mystic View Task Force 2015 Annual Meeting is being held:

Sunday, September 27, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Community Assembly Room
50 Middlesex Avenue, Somerville
(at the corner of Foley Street and Middlesex Avenue)

We thank you for your continued support and involvement, and look forward to seeing you there. More…

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Find Fluff Boy!

by on Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Fluff X – the tenth annual What the Fluff? Festival, is coming to Union Square on September 26th! In preparation, Fluff Boy – the lovable icon made entirely of marshmallow fluff – has emerged from his home in Prospect Hill Tower … Continue reading

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This week’s Union Lunch is shaping up to be a good one!

by on Thu, Sep 3, 2015

This Friday, 9/4 we will have: Area Four / serving BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, vegetarian BBQ sweet potato sandwiches, coleslaw and pickles! Gracie’s Ice Cream / ice cream Workbar / pop-up coworking! Brooklyn Boulders Somerville / fun climbing specials Union … Continue reading

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What the Fluff? Cooking Contest 2015

by on Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Don’t miss this chance to challenge your culinary creativity. Create your own special Fluff recipe or use a recipe that’s been passed down in your family for generations and submit it to the What the Fluff? Cooking Contest.  More info here.  … Continue reading

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Last chance before the Tenth Anniversary Fluff Festival (FluffX) to get a Fluff T-shirt in Union Lunch.

by on Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Join us on the Union Square Plaza to buy your Fluff t-shirt from one of our past Fluff Festivals, eat great food, hear toe tapping music, and engaging camaraderie in Union Lunch. This Friday (8/21) Union Lunch is offering foo from Union Square Pizza (including Chicken … Continue reading

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8/20/15 Somerville by Design: Historic Preservation Plan Meeting

by on Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Somerville has many historic buildings and sites that add to its uniqueness. Come and see the plan! More…

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Seafood and Vegetarian Paella this Friday in Union Square

by on Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Get out of the house or step away from your desk and come hang out in the Square for lunch. Tomorrow Friday 8/14 Union Lunch is offering more fun! Music from Joe Greaney, great food from Casa B (vegetarian and … Continue reading

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8/19/15 Ribbon Cutting for Community Path Extension

by on Sun, Aug 9, 2015

Somerville loyalists have pushed to extend the Community Path for decades. Come and show your support! More…

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8/11/15 McGrath Hwy Interim Improvements Meeting

by on Sun, Aug 9, 2015

The long-term proposal includes turning McGrath Highway into a ground-level boulevard, improving access from the neighborhood. Come and participate in the discussion! More…

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Pizza, ice-cream, coffee, music and art this Friday at Union Lunch

by on Thu, Aug 6, 2015

You deserve a good lunch break. Tomorrow, August 7 at Union Lunch look forward to food from A4 Pizza (vegetarian and meat options!), coffee from Black Magic Coffee,  ice- cream from Gracie’s Ice Cream, music from Joe Greaney Music and art from Hacker Creations by … Continue reading

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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…

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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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