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SNN Eps #9–SHS Quiz Team, Mystic Fashion Show, Affordable Housing & more!

Posted by a 4:58 pm on February 27, 2014

Somerville Neighborhood News is produced by the volunteers, interns and staff of SCATV. It is the only independent TV newscast created for Somervillens. We are trying to continuously raise awareness about this community resource and…


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9/9/13, 9/10/13, 9/11/13 Somerville by Design: Davis Square Design Charrette

Posted by a 7:40 pm on September 8, 2013

The Somerville Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development is sponsoring a two-day intensive design charrette on the future of Davis Square. Participating in this design charrette is a way to influence how Davis Square develops and changes over the coming years. More…


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4th Annual SOS Soccer Tournament

Posted by a 1:31 pm on April 13, 2012

Save Our Somerville is running a soccer tournament on Patriots’ Day Monday, April 16th (rain or shine). The tournament will be held at Glen Park (Glen St. next to the Capuano School). Middle School sign-ins will be…


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This Incredible, Smaht Villen is on Jeopardy!

Posted by a 8:19 pm on October 11, 2011

Joon Pahk, a physics teacher from Somerville, MA, is winding up a whirlwind of wins. Watch Jeopardy! tomorrow and cheer him on!


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Show Us Your Fluff!

Posted by a 10:12 am on August 31, 2011

Are you a fan of Marshmallow Fluff? Does it remind you of childhood memories of having the perfect combination of a Fluffernutter, do you dream about it swirled into Nutella for a delectable, chocolate, “fluffy”…


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Somerville Story Contest: We Have A Winner!

Posted by a 9:42 pm on May 23, 2011

Three winners, in fact.

First place, $100, goes to Francesca Zimmerman for her post on the need to renovate the high school


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Somerville story contest — first milepost

Posted by a 5:36 pm on May 9, 2011

We got only two entries by yesterday’s deadline for our “This Happened In Somerville” high school contest, but they are both excellent! There’s one on the spectacular rise of girls’ soccer and one on the state of the SHS auditorium.…


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This Happened in Somerville

Posted by a 9:48 pm on May 7, 2011

This happened in Somerville

Crumble! Crackle! Slam! Bam! Walls falling apart, the floor’s ready to break; it’s disastrous! Imagine, you’re dancing on stage, smiling at the audience as the light is gleaming on…


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History Has Been Made – Somerville Story Contest

Posted by a 11:06 am on April 26, 2011

Somerville is a tight-knit community, and when one succeeds, all succeed.  A great example of this happened back in 2008, and it happened to the Somerville High School girl’s Varsity Soccer team.

Boy’s soccer…


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3rd Annual Save Our Somerville Soccer Tournament

Posted by a 11:15 pm on April 7, 2011

Save Our Somerville is running a soccer tournament on Patriots’ Day Monday, April 18th (rain or shine). The tournament will be held at Glen Park (Glen St. next to the Capuano School). Middle School sign-ins will be at 8:00 AM. High School and Adult sign-ins will be at 10:30 AM.…


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The Somerville Voices ‘This Happened in Somerville’ CONTEST

Posted by a 8:37 pm on April 4, 2011

Somerville Voices is sponsoring a high school story contest with a prize of $100.

Deadline:
May 1, 2011

The topic:
“This happened in Somerville.” (True stories, not fiction.)…


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Guess how much scholarship money was pledged to SHS graduates in the Class of 2010?

Posted by a 10:05 pm on July 13, 2010

Enter your guess online at www.somerville.k12.ma.us/contest. The person who comes closest to guessing the total amount by Thursday, 7/15 at 5:00 will win a Borders Gift Card.

You can also tweet your guess…


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Citywide Spring Cleanup Sat. May 8

Posted by a 10:59 am on April 16, 2010

Join the nearest team and clean up your neighborhood for Spring! T-shirt, breakfast, water bottle, and afterparty included…


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Posted in Contests, Environment and Open Space, Events, Neighborhoods and Squares | 1 Comment »

2nd Annual SOS Soccer Tournament

Posted by a 8:32 am on April 15, 2010

Save Our Somerville is running a soccer tournament on Patriots’ Day Monday, April 19th (pending permit approval, rain or shine). Even if you don’t play soccer, please come out and learn more about SOS events and spread the word.


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Spread the word! Photography contest launched by the Somerville Public Schools

Posted by a 1:42 pm on March 1, 2010

The Somerville Public Schools invites you to tell your stories about learning and teaching in Somerville in our Spring 2010 Digital Photography contest. Complete submissions received by April 5th will have the chance to win…


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Casino Night at the VFW

Posted by a 9:24 am on January 23, 2010

Las Vegas comes to Somerville – Get out your shark skin suit and your sequins –  come and gamble for a good cause at Davis Square’s swinging

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Save Our Somerville Soccer Tournament

Posted by a 10:58 pm on March 31, 2009

Save Our Somerville is running a soccer tournament on Patriots’ Day Monday, April 20th (pending permit approval, rain date of Tuesday, April 21st). The tournament will be held at Glen Park (Glen St. next to the Capuano…


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Attention, Women Bloggers!

Posted by a 6:12 pm on March 2, 2009

Perhaps a SomervilleVoices.org blogger can be the next Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow?

The International Women’s Media Foundation announces the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship for  full-time, part time or freelance journalists working (for at least 3 years)…


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Historic Somerville Nomination Deadline Extended to Dec 8

Posted by a 12:40 pm on November 26, 2008

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Historic Preservation Commission Director Brandon Wilson announced that the Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2009 Preservation Awards. During the Commission’s annual award program, Somerville residents will be recognized…


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Somerville Tree Photo Contest!

Posted by a 9:32 am on April 4, 2008

Consider the overburdened utility pole… Some call it the Somerville tree, others (insert utility company name here) would just rather ignore it. Some lean a little and some lean a lot. Most seem to need major help!


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