Somerville Neighborhood News Archive

UNEWS 2017 | SCATV Youth Journalism
UNEWS 2017 | SCATV Youth Journalism

Somerville Media Center – SMC’s UNews Program brought 11 young journalists from Arlington and Somerville together during April Vacation to learn from journalism professionals about how to get the scoop on real life local stories. They curated and hosted a … Continue reading

Affordable Housing in Assembly Square | SNN
Affordable Housing in Assembly Square | SNN

Developer Federal Realty Investment Trust is seeking a waiver from the current affordable housing law for their upcoming Assembly Square development. The issue has stirred up tension in the community. The Planning Board will likely make a decision on the … Continue reading

Fallon’s Daily Toast Interview with Mayor Curtatone
FDT Interview with Mayor Curtatone

In this episode of Fallon’s Daily Toast, I sit down with Somerville’s Mayor, Joe Curtatone. We discuss economic development, sustainability, opioid crisis, green-line extension, sanctuary city, intergovernmental cooperations, waste and more. Producer – Fallon Leigh O’Brien Executive Producer – Jesa … Continue reading

Local Senior Teaches Life Skills on the Playground
Local Senior Teaches Life Skills on the Playground

Somerville senior Richard Johnstin works as a playground coach at West Somerville Neighborhood School through Playworks New England​. Coach Dick teaches and inspires young students while staying connected to the community through his contributing efforts.

The Tiny Great Outdoors Festival
The Tiny Great Outdoors Festival

The Somerville Arts Council and the Somerville Office of Sustainability and Environment with Greg Cook organized The Tiny Great Outdoors Festival which took place at the Quincy Street Open Space in Somerville.

Patriot’s Day Ceremony 2017
Patriot’s Day Ceremony 2017

On April 17, the City of Somerville held it’s annual Patriot’s Day Ceremony. Highlights included colonial games, live music from the Somerville High School band, poetry readings, and a visit from Paul Revere!