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World Cup Fever in Somerville by Justin Page

Posted by a 12:58 pm on July 6, 2014

Somerville, MA, July 1, 2014 – The 2014 World Cup might be in Brazil, but in some parts of Somerville, the fans are yelling in Portuguese and Spanish and other languages, rooting for their home countries’…


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Somerville High School Spring Sportscast

Posted by a 6:06 pm on June 18, 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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Somerville Neighborhood News Episode # 15

Posted by a 10:06 pm on May 21, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrqMcLSJ4v0&feature=share&list=PLoFyRgrTeiKiZDYI67dRDhapNh2iu8VQI

May 20, 2014 — More biking and bikers is great, but maybe more education and enforcement is needed? Join Somerville High students on the Mystic River. What’s the latest on the union square

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Are Somerville and the New England Revolution Playing Ball?

Posted by a 12:00 pm on October 17, 2012

Interviews with Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Revolution President Brian Bilello, as well as reports from other media outlets, reveal that the Krafts and the City are talking about building a 20,000- to 25,000-seat soccer-specific stadium in As…


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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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Registration Open for Shape Up Somerville Road Race

Posted by a 12:38 am on April 7, 2012

The City of Somerville invites you to sweat it out.


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3/17 Somerville Little League In-Person Registration and Tryouts

Posted by a 5:17 pm on March 10, 2012

2012 online Registration is now open, Register today at SomervilleLittleLeague.org


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Public Skating?

Posted by a 11:33 pm on December 11, 2011

Does anyone else feel disappointed that Veterans Memorial Rink, now under city management, has a total of slightly less than two hours of public skating on weekends in December?…


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Dilboy Tot Lot IS Deplorable. Thank You, Ward 7 Candidate Puglia!

Posted by a 1:10 pm on August 24, 2011

Ward 7 Alderperson Candidate Joan Whitney Puglia is proving to have a keen awareness of conditions around town.  Her mention of Dilboy Field‘s tot lot and baseball field has the Community Access Project members…


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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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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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Calling All Little League Coaches!

Posted by a 10:11 pm on April 2, 2011

The Somerville Little League board is looking for volunteers to coach and assistant coach teams at all levels.  College age kids, retirees, and working moms and dads are all strongly encouraged to volunteer.  Time commitment…


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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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Youth and Adult Programs at the Veterans Memorial Rink!

Posted by a 2:11 am on December 11, 2010

The following programs are available at the Veterans Memorial Rink in Somerville.


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Win Free Swimming Lessons!

Posted by a 11:05 pm on October 7, 2010

THE KENNEDY POOL IS CELEBRATING OUR 10TH BIRTHDAY BY GIVING AWAY SWIMMING LESSONS!


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WEATHER ADVISORY: Highlander Athletic schedule postponements

Posted by a 12:59 pm on October 1, 2010

Weather Advisory

Due to the projected weather forecast the following changes have occurred in the Highlander Athletic schedule on Friday, 10/1:…


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Somerville Homeless Coalition Gets 15th Annual 5K Road Race Up and Running

Posted by a 10:57 pm on September 27, 2010

Lace up those sneakers and get ready to run. The Somerville Homeless Coalition is holding their 15th Annual 5K Road Race October 2nd, starting in Davis Square.…


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Charlestown/Somerville Lacrosse – Sunday’s Sept 12th – October 31st / K-8

Posted by a 3:10 pm on September 9, 2010

Dear Parents,

Charlestown Lacrosse will be holding Sunday clinics/games this fall.  These practices/clinics/games are for new players to learn the basic skills


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Volunteer Hockey Assistant Coaches – 2010-2011 Season

Posted by a 3:45 pm on July 21, 2010

Somerville Youth Hockey is seeking energetic men & women (ages 25 +)  to be good teachers and be willing to develop, mentor and administer our growing program for our Mites, Squirts, Pee Wee, Bantams &amp…


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2010-2011 Somerville Youth Hockey Registration – July 26, 28, & 29th

Posted by a 11:51 pm on July 17, 2010

Welcome to the 2010-2011 SYHA Season. We are very excited about the upcoming season and look forward to the opening of our new rink. Somerville Youth Hockey is always looking for more players.…


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Somerville Youth Lacrosse Spring 2011?

Posted by a 7:44 pm on June 22, 2010

Due to numerous recent inquiries about the sport, The Somerville Recreation Department is attempting to determine the level of interest for the sport of Lacrosse in the City of Somerville


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Somerville Youth Soccer Fall 2010 Soccer Tryouts! Sunday June 13th @ Argenziano Field

Posted by a 2:03 pm on June 13, 2010

SOMERVILLE YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE

TRAVEL TEAM REGISTRATION INFORMATION – FALL 2010

FIELD EVALUATIONS – SUNDAY JUNE 13

All players who attend evaluations will be placed on a team.


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TopSoccer Summer Program – Saturday June 19th – July 31st

Posted by a 4:09 pm on June 7, 2010

Registration is now OPEN for the TOPSOCCER SUMMER PROGRAM!

Saturday June 19th – July 31st

10:00am – 11:00am

Capuano Field – 150 Glen Street, Somerville


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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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Somerville Youth Soccer – NEW WEBSITE!

Posted by a 2:22 pm on March 26, 2010

The Somerville Youth Soccer web team has been working on a new site for the league. It is up and running and we hope you will find it useful. Log onto www.somervillesoccer.us


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Somerville Little League 2010 Registration is now open

Posted by a 3:54 pm on March 9, 2010

Somerville Little League

2010 online Registration is now open

Register today at:


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Somerville Ice Cats – Girls Hockey Try-outs!

Posted by a 9:56 am on February 9, 2010

The Somerville Youth Hockey Association is holding tryouts on Saturday Feb 20th offering it’s 10 and under girls-only try out!

This is for our first time players age 10 and under (birth year 2000 or…


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Somerville Homeless Coalition 5K Road Race

Posted by a 11:09 am on September 7, 2009


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Somerville Youth Hockey Open House! Sunday September 13th!

Posted by a 1:02 pm on September 4, 2009

Attention Future Somerville Hockey Stars! Visit Conway Park’s outdoor hockey rink on Sunday Sept. 13 from 3-5pm to learn about the game of hockey, how to measure for equipment and try your hand with a stick against members of the BU Terriers Men’s and Women’s 2009-1010 Hockey teams.


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Somerville Committee on Public Health and Public Safety

Posted by a 8:35 pm on August 23, 2009

Somerville Committee on Public Health and Public Safety

Wed. Aug. 26, 7:30 PM

2nd Floor Committee Room
Somerville City Hall
93 Highland Ave.
Somerville MA (map)…


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SomSigns Lie

Posted by a 8:57 pm on August 22, 2009

Whoda thunk that a simple sign could be a liar?  Here’s a photo essay of some misleading signage in three City of Somerville facilities.

1.  Somerville Schools Administration Building, 181 Washington Street:   At…


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Somerville Parks & Recreation Spaces, Part II: Access, Safety & Equity Considerations

Posted by a 2:34 am on August 21, 2009

Our friend reports that her son (22 months) fell while walking on bricks at the Walnut Street Park, fractured his right femur, and is in a cast for four weeks.  She says that…


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TOPSoccer – Sunday Sept 13th

Posted by a 1:28 pm on August 6, 2009

TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) is a FREE community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities, organized by youth soccer association volunteers. The program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl, age 7-18, who have a mental or physical disability.…


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New England Revolution vs L.A. Galaxy – Fundraiser Night!

Posted by a 9:32 am on July 7, 2009

The Somerville Youth Soccer League is putting together a Somerville Youth Soccer Fundraiser Night! … On Behalf of myself and the Somerville Youth Soccer League – we thank you for your support! Best, John Teves – Somerville Youth/Recreation Commissioner


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Shape Up Somerville Run

Posted by a 9:15 pm on April 15, 2009

The Mayor’s Office recently announced that the City of Somerville will host a 2.7-mile “Shape Up the Old Somerville Road Race,” combining an old tradition in the Recreation Department’s “Old Somerville Road Race,” and a…


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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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Youth Voices: What it feels like to play soccer

Posted by a 4:33 pm on November 14, 2008

When I play, I feel concentrated and sometimes nervous. I get motivated by my team mates. When I step on the field, I feel like everything around me is like a perfect dream. I can hear my heart beat. …


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Learn to Skate and Play Hockey!

Posted by a 11:38 am on October 26, 2008

Somerville Youth Hockey Association provides an instructional level program for youth from ages 3-8 years old at Somerville’s DCR Rink on Saturday mornings for the entire season. This is a great opportunity to put on…


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FREE Girls Hockey Clinic – Boston University Terriers!

Posted by a 11:37 am on

Join the Boston University Women’s Ice Hockey Team as they host a FREE hockey clinic for girls 8th
Grade and under (because of NCAA rules, they can not be in high school yet)


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Upcoming events in the Somerville Public Schools

Posted by a 3:27 pm on October 21, 2008

Just in case you do not have time to read through all of the notices posted on the video bulletin board on local cable channel 16, here is a preview of some of the interesting events happening in the Somerville Public Schools. All events listed here are free and open to the public.


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New England Revolution – Ribbon Cutting!

Posted by a 3:35 pm on September 22, 2008

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Somerville Youth Soccer League invite all to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new James McCarthy Field located at the Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center on 150 Glenn…


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Additional New England Revolution Tickets!

Posted by a 10:02 am on August 5, 2008

Hello everyone, Due to the overwhelming success of the initial sale of tickets to the October 4th Somerville Youth Soccer Family Night, the New England Revolution have made additional tickets available, so if you missed the August 1st deadline – no worries! Tickets are now available until August 29th!


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FREE TICKETS! New England Revolution vs. D.C. United

Posted by a 10:46 am on July 25, 2008

Join The New England Revolution as they take on their eastern rivals D.C. United on WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20TH – Game Time 7:30PM @ Gillette Stadium. Sponsored by the New England Revolution Soccer Team and The Somerville Youth & Recreation Foundation


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Support Our Somerville High School Soccer Team!

Posted by a 10:15 am on

Please support our Somerville High School Soccer Team! Somerville Recreation Department is offering the following Soccer Clinics for the week of August 11th – August 15th @ Dilboy Stadium


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Somerville Youth Soccer Family Night!!! August 1st Deadline!

Posted by a 2:49 pm on July 11, 2008

The Somerville Youth Soccer League invites you to get revved up with the Revs! Come join the SYSL to kick off our fall season!

Somerville Youth Soccer Family Night!!!

REVS vs. Real Salt Lake

Saturday, October 4th @ 7:30


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Somerville Youth Soccer Family Night!!!

Posted by a 2:47 pm on

REVS vs. Real Salt Lake, Saturday, October 4th @ 7:30 PM in Gillette Stadium, Parking is FREE, lots open at 5:30 PM, Enjoy Soccer Celebration before the game & Autograph Alley after the game!!! Payments due Aug 1st. Read on for ticket information…


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National Council on DisAbility Seeks Your Input

Posted by a 11:12 pm on June 26, 2008

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is gathering public input for a study of emerging issues and trends affecting the lives of people with disabilities. Information gathered will be used in the development of NCD’s next annual progress report to the President and Congress, “National Disability Policy: A Progress Report,” which is required by Section 401(b) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.


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Join the Circus this Summer!

Posted by a 3:08 pm on June 9, 2008

Somerville families don’t have to run away to join the OPENAIR Circus. The Circus is offering its 23d year of summer circus workshops for children, teens, and adults. Classes will run June 24th through July 24th. Performances will be August 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.under the big top at Nunziato Field near Union Square in Somerville.


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Support Foss Park Funding Bill H.4446

Posted by a 12:21 pm on

For those of you who may not know, Governor Patrick filed the environmental bond bill (H.4446) this past December. Open space for outdoor recreation (as we all know) is extremely limited in Somerville. These funds can be used to develop Foss Park into the Urban Oasis we so desperately need in Somerville. There is tremendous potential to significantly upgrade the park for all who utilize the area. We must maximize this critical moment by taking advantage of these opportunities.


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