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Ctodd Lombardo & Devin Bramhall – TEDx Somerville (3.18.14)

by on Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with TEDx Somerville‘s CTodd Lombardo and Devin Bramhall about the upcoming event to be held on March 30th, from 12-6pm at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville. Go to www.tedxsomerville.org to learn more, buy your tickets, and find out why this event is one you don’t want to miss. For […]


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4/23/14 Assembly Row Grand Opening Job Fair

by on Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Federal Realty is sponsoring a Grand Opening job fair for some of the retailers opening this summer. The Assembly Row Grand Opening is in May. Representatives of retailers and restaurants will be there to accept applications. More…


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4/12/14 Somerville Sneak Peek: Assembly Row Open House

by on Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Assembly Row is having its Grand Opening in May. Come and check it out. More…


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Tools for Preserving Locally Owned Businesses

by on Wed, Apr 9, 2014

Special to Union Square Main Streets by Emily Tulman With the expansion of the MBTA’s Green Line into Union Square we can expect increased pedestrian activity and new development in the neighborhood. These changes offer opportunities and challenges for locally-0wned retailers. New … Continue reading


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4/16/14 Central Broadway Streetscape Improvements Meeting

by on Sun, Apr 6, 2014

The Central Broadway/Winter Hill Streetscape Project will study existing conditions, issues, and opportunities and prepare an urban streetscape design that improves the safety and functionality of the corridor for all modes of transportation. Come and make your views known. More…


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4/9/14 Somerville Housing Authority Meeting

by on Sun, Apr 6, 2014

This is the regular meeting of the Somerville Housing Authority (SHA). No online agenda. More…


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The Rise of Somerville Homeless Youth

by on Tue, Apr 1, 2014

The Rise of Somerville Homeless Youth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLoFyRgrTeiKjjT0QWCrA8dSg_ZxDk_V1M&feature=player_embedded&v=6ZTS9fMrNo8

by Somerville Neighborhood News


Youth homelessness is on the rise; at least…


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Neighborhood News reports on Un. Sq.

by on Tue, Apr 1, 2014

Union Square Redevelopment Authority’s meetings & Rep. Capuano comments on the Post Office

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fW3xmLSUy8s

When it comes to the sale of the Union Square Post Office, Rep. Michael E. Capuano (D-MA) had two things to…


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Historic Murals at the Union Square Post Office Endangered

by on Tue, Apr 1, 2014

The Union Square Post Office is up for sale and with it the murals painted as part of the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s.  Somerville Neighborhood News,  a project of SCAT, researches the history of the murals and what’s … Continue reading


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Support for Creative Businesses

by on Mon, Mar 31, 2014

Accelerating Creative Industries @ District Hall Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM 75 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210 Running a startup in the creative industries is a balance of risk and reward, learn from successful entrepreneurs … Continue reading


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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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