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Help Set the Direction of Anti-Poverty Work for Somerville

Posted by a 9:26 pm on July 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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Somerville Public Library’s StoryCorps Kickoff Weekend

Posted by a 8:50 am on February 3, 2014

Share your story at the Somerville Central Library, 79 Highland Avenue (near City Hall) during the weekend of February 8 – 9, 2014- and be recorded by #StoryCorps!


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Mark Niedergang endorsed for Ward 5 Alderman by 6 Local Elected Officials, 8 Organizations and Unions

Posted by a 4:39 pm on October 20, 2013

Mark Niedergang announced today that he has received endorsements from State Representative Carl Sciortino; Somerville Aldermen Rebekah Gewirtz and Tony Lafuente: and Somerville School Committee members Adam Sweeting, Christine Rafal and Paul Bockelman.  Niedergang is a candidate for Ward 5 Alderman and has represented Ward 5 on the Somerville School Committee for eight years.…


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1/31 : “Raising The Nave Porch Roof!” music fundraiser — PA’s Lounge

Posted by a 9:45 pm on January 17, 2013

The “Raising The Nave Porch Roof” fundraiser is being presented by several local area PorchFest bands (www.somervilleartscouncil.org/porchfest) who are fans of the Nave Gallery and thrilled about the opening of the Gallery’s new Nave Gallery Annex, a non-profit community space located right next door to Redbones at 53 Chester St. in Davis Sq.


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CCPD Board Votes to Oppose Assisted Suicide Ballot Question

Posted by a 10:40 pm on October 24, 2012

Members of the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities  have participated in the Somerville online transportation surveys and frequently collaborate with members of Community Access Project, Somerville to help raise awareness and lower barriers to


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Boston Disability Commission Advisory Board Votes To Oppose Question 2

Posted by a 10:32 pm on

Members of the Boston Disability Commission Advisory Board have participated in the Somerville online transportation surveys and frequently collaborate with members of Community Access Project, Somerville to help raise awareness and lower barriers to disAbility


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Help Elect CAAS Board, October 1-5

Posted by a 5:30 pm on September 21, 2012

Are you a low-income resident of Somerville, or a Head Start parent in Somerville or Cambridge?  Starting October 1, you can help elect the Board

of Somerville’s anti-poverty agency.…


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Candidates Wanted for CAAS Board

Posted by a 4:51 pm on August 10, 2012

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 October.

“We are looking for…


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ADA 22nd Anniversary- Presidential Proclamation July 26, 2012

Posted by a 3:06 pm on July 26, 2012

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release
July 26, 2012

Presidential Proclamation — Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2012

ANNIVERSARY OF…


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Non-profit leader Sue Heilman Named CEO of The Family Center

Posted by a 10:52 pm on July 24, 2012

The Family Center, a 30-year-old non-profit agency in Union Square that serves at-risk families in the Greater Boston area, appointed non-profit leader Sue Heilman as its new Chief Executive Officer.


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Remaining Spots for Scholars in Somerville CDF Freedom School Program This Summer

Posted by a 4:53 pm on June 13, 2012

Remaining Spots for Scholars in Somerville CDF Freedom School Program This Summer

Scholars completing kindergarten through eighth grade will learn to make a difference through reading this summer at no charge to parents.


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Greater Boston Association of Realtors Awards $2,500 to Somerville Homeless Coalition

Posted by a 2:54 pm on June 5, 2012

(June 05, 2012) – On April 5, members of the Greater Boston Association of Realtors (GBAR) Community Service Committee met to review 21 grant applications submitted by GBAR members requesting assistance from the Foundation. As…


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6/2 : Grand Opening of Teele Square’s 1st Private Fitness Studio

Posted by a 4:39 pm on May 26, 2012

soul.train. is located at 1180 Broadway, Somerville, MA and is a locally owned upscale co-ed fitness studio featuring personal training, small group training and group exercise classes. soul.train. offers highly customized fitness programs without the restraints of contracts and memberships required by traditional gyms.


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‘Community Congress’ May 20 will look at practical ways to strengthen schools

Posted by a 10:48 am on May 9, 2012

What should be the next big push by parents to improve Somerville schools?

Steps to improve communication between parents and teachers? More community volunteers in the classrooms? Academic program changes?

Parents and community…


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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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“Under the Roof” Benefit To Honor Boston Housing Developer, Help Somerville Homeless

Posted by a 5:01 pm on April 4, 2012

Somerville, Mass. (April 4, 2012) - Support affordable housing and community involvement and enjoy a lively event in Somerville, Apr. 21st. The Somerville Homeless Coalition’s (SHC) “Under the Roof” annual benefit dinner will be held once…


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Celebrate Holy Week at Christ Episcopal Church

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Celebrate Easter Sunday at Christ Episcopal Church, Somerville! Christ Church welcomes and nurtures every individual who comes through its doors, and has recently affirmed this long-held commitment by registering as a “Believe Out Loud” parish…


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Mayor Introduces ‘Somerville Sweeper’ Alert Service

Posted by a 4:00 am on April 2, 2012

Street sweeping begins today, and Mayor Joseph Curtatone has announced a new tool will help you avoid getting crafty with your tickets.


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Recession Sessions Benefit Concert to Give Voice to Economic Hardship

Posted by a 2:50 pm on January 11, 2012

Join The Bull and Bear, a “financial folk” band for a night of relevant and original music played live from the band’s most-recent album, Recession Sessions. The record highlights the major events of the current global financial crisis. …


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Young Democrats of MA Endorse Ballantyne, Barber for Alderman

Posted by a 10:40 pm on November 4, 2011

The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Greater Boston Young Democrats (GBYD) have endorsed Katjana Ballantyne and Christine Barber in their races for Somerville Alderman seats.


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Buy local, act local, VOTE LOCAL!

Posted by a 2:32 pm on October 22, 2011

Here in Somerville more and more residents are choosing to ‘buy local’.  Shoppers flock to the seasonal Farmers Markets in Davis Square and Union Square as well as a Winter Farmers Market at the Armory. Residents…


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3rd Annual Tina DeLellis Luncheon to Honor Past and Present Community Service

Posted by a 9:07 am on October 13, 2011

The Somerville Homeless Coalition is hosting the 3rd Annual Tina DeLellis Luncheon on October 21st , from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at The Highland Kitchen in Somerville. The luncheon is held in memory of…


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Oct 2nd, Tastes of Community Cooks @ Somerville Museum

Posted by a 1:06 pm on September 18, 2011

Community Cooks, a volunteer organization of neighbors feeding neighbors, is pleased to announce its first annual celebration. Tastes of Community Cooks, an exhibition of food and art, will take place on Sunday, October 2 from 4 – 7 pm at the Somerville Museum at 1 Westwood Road.


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Swing into Action for the 9th Annual Somerville Homeless Coalition Golf Tournament

Posted by a 3:08 pm on August 16, 2011

Somerville, Mass. (August 16, 2011) – Get those golf clubs out of the closet and join the Somerville Homeless Coalition for their 9th Annual Golf Tournament, sponsored by The Queally Waxman Group…


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Puglia reacts to new parking fee increases

Posted by a 11:28 am on June 30, 2011

City government should not misrepresent its hostile revenue-boosting scheme as a policy to improve parking conditions. For many residents it imposes greater hardship.


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Johnny D’s/Loose Change Band End Homelessness Bash, June 29th!

Posted by a 3:05 pm on June 21, 2011

Somerville residents interested in a night of social action and rock and roll are invited to come out Wed., June 29th, for a mid-week benefit titled “Johnny D’s End Homelessness Bash”. The benefit will be…


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350 Actions Challenge Kick-Off

Posted by a 12:19 pm on May 26, 2011

Join us for an evening of festivities, fun and film as we kick off our new campaign
to get 350 NEW actions to make Somerville a cleaner, greener, healthier place to live


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A2Empowerment benefit featuring The Mood Swings

Posted by a 10:25 pm on May 24, 2011

A2Empowerment will hold a phenomenally fun benefit event featuring Boston’s fantastic, one-and-only all-women swing orchestra, The Mood Swings.  Join us June 18th, 2011 at the George Dilboy VFW Post in Davis Square, Somerville, from 7-11…


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5/18 Christine Barber Campaign Kick-Off Celebration

Posted by a 9:26 pm on May 10, 2011

Barber will discuss her campaign to bring the community together and advocate for the residents of Somerville.


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CAAS’ Perez Named Unsung Heroine of 2011

Posted by a 4:51 pm on May 9, 2011

Alba Perez, Family Advocate Supervisor at CAAS Head Start, has been selected by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women as one of the Commonwealth’s 100 “Unsung Heroines of 2011.”  …


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Joan Whitney Puglia announces candidacy for Ward Seven Alderman

Posted by a 11:02 pm on April 25, 2011

Saying “we need an alderman who represents us at least as effectively as the parking control officers ticket us,” Joan Whitney Puglia announced her candidacy for Ward Seven Alderman.

Joan Whitney Puglia, Candidate for Ward 7 Alderman

Joan Whitney Puglia


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4.30.2011: Tom Waits Tribute at P.A.’s Lounge to benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition

Posted by a 6:10 am on April 10, 2011

On the heels of Tom Waits’ induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, P.A.’s Lounge hosts a Tom Waits Tribute on April 30, 2011 to benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition.


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“Under the Roof” Benefit To Honor Tufts President, Help Somerville Homeless

Posted by a 11:14 pm on April 7, 2011

Support housing and community, and enjoy a lively event in Somerville Apr. 23rd.


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Somerville Climate Action, Rep. Provost, present: GASLAND, discussion

Posted by a 12:54 pm on March 31, 2011

Representative Denise Provost and Somerville Climate Action Film Series present:
GASLAND on Monday April 11th, 6:30 pm, followed by a discussion with Denise Hard, Director of New England Food and Water Watch.


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Have Your Say: Take Part in CAAS Community Survey

Posted by a 7:43 pm on March 20, 2011

“Your opinion matters,” Fischman says. “Please tell us your highest priorities for work to end poverty where we live. We will share the information with the City government and other community organizations so we can work together on the issues the community needs most to resolve.”


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Huge Comedy Event at the Somerville Theatre

Posted by a 7:37 pm on

American Comedy Award winner, Wendy Liebman, will be performing at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square (55 Davis Square. Somerville, MA 02144) on April 21st.

Wendy is a nationally famed comedian, who has been…


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“An Evening of Music” Concert to Benefit Somerville Homeless Coalition

Posted by a 9:45 pm on March 8, 2011

Calling all music lovers! Four Boston area musicians will be hosting a benefit concert for the Somerville Homeless Coalition, aptly-titled “An Evening of Music, Bach & Bolling.”…


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Little League Gears Up for Spring Season

Posted by a 5:08 pm on February 16, 2011

After Bucking National Trend in 2010, Aiming for Even More participation in 2011

Somerville Little League registration for the Spring season is open.  …


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Best Rate Insurance & Arbella Insurance Group Help Fund Somerville Homeless Coalition Through Arbella Insurance Matching Donation Program

Posted by a 10:42 am on

SOMERVILLE – 02/15/2011 — Best Rate Insurance today announced that it has donated $500 to the Somerville Homeless Coalition. As part of the Arbella Insurance Group Charitable Foundation’s “Let’s Drive Out Hunger” program, Arbella matched the donation two-to-one, resulting in a total contribution of $1,500 to the Somerville Homeless Coalition.…


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1/26/11 Design Public Hearing on Broadway Streetscape Project

Posted by a 3:08 pm on January 24, 2011

MA DOT holding a Public hearing on Broadway Streetscape improvement Project on January 26, 2011 at the Cross Street Senior Center, 7 pm. Public Comments are also accepted via mail.


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Somerville School District Signs Disability Civil Rights Agreement With DOE

Posted by a 6:30 pm on January 12, 2011

In the first week of 2011, City of Somerville Mayor Joseph E. Curtatone and Somerville School District Superintendent Pierantozzi signed a Final Resolution Agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), to voluntarily come into compliance regarding inaccessible public school facilities and programs. In addition, Somerville will redraft its policies regarding relocation and other accessibility accommodations.


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Labor and community groups petition Board of Aldermen for hearing on MaxPac jobs

Posted by a 4:58 pm on December 26, 2010

The groups fighting for the inclusion of local residents and union jobs on the proposed MaxPac development petitioned the Board of Aldermen on December 22 to hold a hearing on the Covenant language for union jobs that KSS Realty signed with the City of Somerville.


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Aldermen Unanimously Support the DREAM Act

Posted by a 9:45 pm on October 29, 2010

News from The Welcome Project: After weeks of testimony, advocacy and hard work, the youth of the Welcome Project and Centro Presente took a breath to celebrate Thursday night after the Board of Aldermen voted…


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2nd Annual Tina DeLellis Luncheon to Honor Past and Present Community Service

Posted by a 5:14 pm on October 13, 2010

The Somerville Homeless Coalition is hosting the 2nd Annual Tina DeLellis Luncheon on October 29 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at The Highland Kitchen. The luncheon is held in memory of Tina DeLellis…


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Swing into Action for the 8th Annual Somerville Homeless Coalition Golf Tournament

Posted by a 1:14 pm on August 25, 2010

This year’s tournament will be held at the Wayland Country Club in Wayland, Mass, September 10th. … All proceeds will benefit the non-profit organization and the programs and services it provides to the homeless and near-homeless in Somerville and the Greater Boston area.


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Cross Mass Trek Press Release

Posted by a 7:44 pm on August 1, 2010

Starting this Friday (August 6), four rising seniors from Somerville High’s Track and Cross Country teams will “trek” from a spot near the Quabbin Reservoir to the Aquarium Wharf (approximately 80 miles) to raise funds to support the Somerville Homeless Coalition.…


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32 Restaurants Confirmed for Taste of Somerville on June 8

Posted by a 4:35 pm on May 25, 2010

Taste of Somerville Works to Go Green on June 8

With 400+ diners and 32 restaurants expected, more help needed with conservation and recycling.

Somerville, MA – May 24, 2010 – Door2Door…


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SUNDAY: 7th Annual Save Our Homes Walk

Posted by a 12:46 pm on May 11, 2010

The 7th annual Save Our Homes Walk will be held on Sunday, May 16 at 2:00pm with registration beginning at 1:30pm.  The Walk begins and ends at Somerville High School’s Atrium and all are welcome…


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Somerville Natives To Host Grand Opening May 8th

Posted by a 11:20 pm on May 5, 2010

Somerville, MA May 3rd 2010 – Somerville “mompreneur” Kerri Friedlander and husband Lucas today announced their intention to hold a Grand Opening sale at the Upland Road location of “TwinkleStar Boutique” in Porter Square on…


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Monday: Legislators Listen about Revenue

Posted by a 10:48 am on

The Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on Revenue has been traveling the state on a Listening Tour to hear from the public their thoughts on tax policy in Massachusetts. The Somerville stop of the


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4/23/10 MA Open Meeting Law Changes- Public Comments Due

Posted by a 9:16 pm on April 19, 2010

The AGO, through its Division of Open Government is requesting public comment on proposed alternatives to the notice posting requirement in the Open Meeting Law. Comment should be submitted by April 23, 2010.


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Taste of Somerville on June 8…

Posted by a 8:31 am on April 15, 2010

Plan to Attend Taste of Somerville on June 8

Enjoy samples from 30 of the area’s favorite restaurants on June 8, from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Somerville Holiday Inn. This festive welcome to summer is presented by title sponsor, Triumvirate Environmental, and Door2Door Transportation by SCM, whose work providing community-based transportation is supported by the event. Tickets at www.tasteofsomerville.org. Follow restaurant additions on twitter @TasteofSomervil


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Springtime for Haman: Somerville Hits the Stage This Weekend

Posted by a 12:15 pm on March 19, 2010

Family Opera opens this weekend – not just for kids!


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Annual MLK JR. Day Celebrations Set For January 18th

Posted by a 3:44 pm on January 16, 2010

Ceremony to Honor Local Individual, Organization for Community Service; Program Begins at 10am at SHS


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Community Members Set Priorities for Green Line Extension

Posted by a 2:15 pm on December 1, 2009

Community ratifies set of 11 principles for land use planning along the Green Line extension.


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Free (H1N1 and Seasonal) Flu Clinic

Posted by a 2:32 pm on November 26, 2009

PSA: The following message was sent to the City’s Parents ResiStat email list [link to original message]

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Mayor Curtatone and the City of Somerville Health Department are pleased to…


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Rescheduled Green Roof Forum date

Posted by a 5:45 pm on November 24, 2009

The Somerville Green Roof Forum has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 7th 2010.   It will take place at the Visiting Nurses’ Association, 259 Lowell Street, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Please Join Alderman Rebekah Gewirtz, Somerville Climate Action and Transition Somerville …


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CAAS’ Vasquez Wins Statewide Award

Posted by a 11:47 pm on November 9, 2009

“Ismael is a pillar in Somerville’s non-profit community and particularly in its immigrant community,” said CAAS Executive Director Kimberly Smith-Cofield. “He is a rare and wonderful gift to Somerville, and we are so lucky to have him.”


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Community Corridor Planning Coalition Green Line Forum Oct 28

Posted by a 2:55 pm on October 20, 2009

The Community Corridor Planning coalition invites Somerville residents to have a voice in shaping what will happen in Somerville as plans are underway for the Green Line.


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The Post-Meridian Radio Players bring Orson Welles’ “The War of the Worlds” to the Somerville Theatre this Halloween.

Posted by a 10:48 am on October 12, 2009

The Post-Meridian Radio
Players (PMRP) are pleased to announce the launch of the Web site and
ticket sales for “The Big Broadcast of October 30th, 1938″ – the
latest iteration of their annual Halloween tribute to the Golden Age
of Radio.


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Don’t Miss The Somerville Electoral Forum

Posted by a 1:35 pm on October 4, 2009

As part of ‘Our Voices, Our Vote,’ a civic participation campaign, Centro Presente would like to invite you to an Electoral Forum (Oct 7, 6pm) to hear from local candidates on the issues of concern to the community of Somerville, to talk about how to increase civic participation in the city, and to educate ourselves about the next electoral process.


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PDS Endorses White, Sullivan, and Morales for Alderman-At-Large

Posted by a 8:47 am on September 28, 2009

PDS is proud to endorse incumbents Bill White and Dennis Sullivan for reelection, and challenger Luis Morales. Each candidate brings something different to this race and the PDS membership voted to support those perspectives.


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Somerville Health Foundation Announces Recipients of 2009 Community Funding

Posted by a 10:50 pm on September 25, 2009

The Somerville Health Foundation (SHF) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s community funding.


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