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Deborah Flaschen – Founder and President of 3LPlace (5.19.15)

by on Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with Deborah Flaschen, Founder and President of 3LPlace, an innovative residential transition program for young adults, located just outside of Davis Square, Somerville. Tune in to find out why this center, that focuses on learning, living, and linking young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities, was formed […]


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Two Storytelling Events this Saturday in Union Sq. & Davis Sq.

by on Wed, Jun 17, 2015

This Saturday, on June 20th, there will be two exciting events that involve: storytelling, media & digital technology, identity, nostalgia and sense of place.

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    6/18/15 Somerville Redevelopment Authority Meeting

    by on Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Agenda likely includes updates on Assembly Square and on Union Square. More…


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    Offer your input at Somerville by Design Open House on June 24

    by on Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    The second Union Square Somerville by Design Open House will be held on Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30PM at the former Post Office in Union Square. Catching up on Somerville development plans? Read an account of the latest developments in the Somerville Journal … Continue reading


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    From #SomerBlizz to #SomerBliss

    by on Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    From June 1st to June 30th, help kick off the summer by supporting local Somerville businesses that had a rough winter! Shop and eat locally during the month of June and tweet how excited you are for summer using #SomerBliss. … Continue reading


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    6/16/15 GLX Public Meeting: Lowell St. & Gilman Sq. Stations

    by on Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    The Green Line stations will be part of your neighborhoods for generations. Come and participate! More…


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    6/16/15 Somerville Ethics Commission Meeting

    by on Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    The Somerville Ethics Commission is charged with making sure that, with so many new development projects on top of ongoing maintenance, there are no conflicts of interest in Somerville city government. More…


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    Fighting Opioid Addiction in Somerville

    by on Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Somerville is taking action to help opioid addicts and their families. The Board of Aldermen passed a resolution on May 14, encouraging the police department not to arrest addicts, but to assist them in getting…


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    Intersecting Stories & History at the Community Vault Screening

    by on Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Intersecting Stories & History at the Community Vault Screening. Dozens of archival and contemporary videos will be shared during SCATV’s upcoming Community Vault Screening. Come experience the unearthing of many interecting stories, showing us what…


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    Watch the latest Somerville Neighborhood News

    by on Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Here are the latest ‪‎Somerville‬ ‪Neighborhood News‬ headlines from SNN #41: LGBTQ flag-raising at the Somerville Public Schools, how the City of Somerville is providing support for heroin addicts, a look into the Full Circle…


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    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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