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Get Your Drink On This Holiday

by on Fri, Oct 10, 2014

The talented ladies of Booze Epoque know their way around a liquor cabinet so trust them to help you spice up your holiday. Join them on Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 PM for a two hour class to make your times … Continue reading


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Post Office Sale Finalized, Greenline Construction Begins

by on Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Demolition and site preparation for the Greenline has begun along Prospect Street.  Over the next two months the businesses will complete their moves to other locations and the site will be cleared. Environmental remediation will then begin as station design … Continue reading


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Meeting on Roadway Planning for Union Square

by on Wed, Oct 8, 2014

From the City of Somerville: Union Square Utility and Streetscape Improvements Study and Design You’re invited to join the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development for this continuing series of events that will plan for future utility and roadway … Continue reading


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Cooking Classes from ArtsUnion

by on Wed, Oct 8, 2014

From the Somerville Arts Council and their ArtsUnion initiative, a series of cooking classes! Nepali Vegetarian Cooking Class Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6:30-9 Kitchen Inc, 201 Somerville Ave.; $40 Buy Tix Here The three generations of Laminchane women keep the traditions of … Continue reading


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Free Concert at Perry Park

by on Wed, Oct 8, 2014

Live at Perry Park: Wolf Blitzer, Milk, Salem Wolves Saturday, October 18 3 pm-6 pm Perry Park, 355 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143 A fall afternoon with FREE awesome live music. If you’d like you’re encouraged bring and carve a pumpkin in … Continue reading


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Watch the latest Somerville Neighborhood News

by on Wed, Oct 8, 2014

Oct. 7, 2014 – Hear what health and school officials have to say about the dozens of kids who recently arrived here from Central America, hit the streets to learn what Somerville residents think about…


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Mystic View Task Force Consensus is No, Yes, Yes, Yes!

by on Tue, Oct 7, 2014

The Mystic View Task Force Consensus* on the 2014 Ballot Questions is No, Yes, Yes, Yes! #1 On Eliminating Gas Tax Indexing This initiative would REPEAL that portion of the gasoline tax which links increases to the rate of inflation. In 2013, the legislature raised the gas tax for the first time since 1991, by 3 cents a gallon. MVTF: NO on #1 Massachusetts streets and roads are in chronic disrepair, and a majority of its bridges are unsafe or obsolete. Repeal of indexing would allow Massachusetts to fall further behind on road and bridge More…


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SomerStreets Returns to Somerville Avenue

by on Tue, Oct 7, 2014

From the City of Somerville: On Sunday, October 19, thousands of people will flock to Union Square and all along the stretch of Somerville Avenue west to Porter Square for the annual Monster Mashed-Up @ SomerStreets event, the final installment … Continue reading


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10/8/14 Somerville Housing Authority Meeting

by on Mon, Oct 6, 2014

(10/6/14) No agenda published on City web site. More…


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10/8/14 Union Square Civic Advisory Committee Public Meeting

by on Mon, Oct 6, 2014

Agenda includes reports on district plans and a presentation and discussion of Community Benefits Agreements. 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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