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US2 SAYS IT’S READY TO LISTEN

by on Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Somerville Neighborhood News is a production of Somerville Community Access Television, made by professional journalists, volunteers and staff. The half-hour news show has as its mission to provide a lively, informative newscast focusing on the events, issues…


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McGrath Highway public meeting

by on Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 6:30-8:30 pm
Argenziano School
290 Washington St (map)


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The Latest Somerville Neighborhood News show

by on Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Watch the Latest Newscast of Somerville Neighborhood News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbfsnzuZSH4&feature=youtu.be
Somerville Neighborhood News is a community service production of SCATV.
Here is what the latest newscast will bring you: The Boston Globe says…


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Annual Camp-Out Returns to Lincoln Park

by on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

It’s our favorite annual event at Lincoln Park. Fluff your marshmallows and shake out your tent because the Great Urban Camp-Out returns July 25! Bring your tents and sleeping bags to Lincoln Park starting at noon on Friday, July 25, then spend … Continue reading


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Learn More on Broad Zoning Changes

by on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

From the City of Somerville:   Upcoming Zoning Workshops, 7/24 & 7/31 Somerville is holding a series of workshops this summer about a major overhaul of the city’s zoning code. Read more about the workshops HERE. Each week, the workshops … Continue reading


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Grounding McGrath

by on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Get the latest updates about the grounding of the McGrath Highway and plans to create a ground-level boulevard with “complete streets” features, such as pedestrian and cyclist accommodations. Hosted by MassDOT. Thursday, July 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. … Continue reading


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Study Released of Somerville Permitting Process for Small Businesses

by on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Rosabella Alvarez-Calderon, an intern working with Union Square Main Streets, conducted a study on the experiences of small businesses opening active retail and food-based businesses in the city.  She interviewed business owners in Somerville who opened their business in the … Continue reading


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7/17/14 McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Meeting

by on Mon, Jul 14, 2014

Agenda includes the design work and environmental review required for the short-term improvements and the long-term conversion into a “complete streets” boulevard. More…


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Help Set the Direction of Anti-Poverty Work for Somerville

by on Mon, Jul 14, 2014

Do you want to help set the direction for Somerville’s anti-poverty agency? The Community Action Agency of Somerville (CAAS) is seeking candidates for its Board elections, coming up in September.
“We’re at a critical time…


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Steve Kerrigan – Lieutenant Governor of MA Candidate (7.8.14)

by on Thu, Jul 10, 2014

  Episode Link: http://vp.telvue.com/preview?id=T02351&video=201839     On this Greater Somerville election special, Steve Kerrigan, candidate for Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, sat down with Joe Lynch to discuss his candidacy, the need for the Lt. Governor office, Kerrigan’s extensive political sector experience, and what he would bring to the office of the Lt. Governor. Visit: http://www.stevekerrigan.org/


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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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