On March 13th, Representative Michael E. Capuano , a former Somerville Mayor, hosted his town hall at Somerville High School. The audience, estimated to be more than 400 people, asked questions of the Congressman for over 90 minutes.
Somerville resident and professional violinist Michael Hustedde performed on the main stage at popular gaming convention PAX East 2017. Michael’s group, Videri String Quartet, is an ensemble dedicated to performing the music of video games at the highest level.
On March 6, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey held a post-election town hall at Somerville High School. Community members from the Greater Boston area packed the house as Healey addressed several issues including immigration, civil rights, and more.
Davis Square rejoices over the grand opening of the new organic grocery store bfresh. The stores main goal is to provide local and healthy options to urban communities.
Somerville residents and business owners continue to fear displacement as a result of ongoing citywide zoning reformations. Changes proposed in the community include conserving residential areas, improving Davis Square, and fully renovating Union Square.
Somerville Local First held a Valentine’s Day themed market at the Somerville Armory. Check it out! ***Correction*** Elaine Kassam’s business is called EKnits4u
Local Nonprofit, The Ruby Rogers Center, may lose funding in July, following their fiscal year. The Center has been operating since 1985 and provides cost-free support to individuals who deal with the challenges of mental illness, development disabilities, aging, or … Continue reading
by Amanda Best In honor of Somerville’s 175th birthday, the City has begun a Storytelling Project, encouraging members of the community to share their Somerville experiences. An event was held at the Somerville Public Library (MA) to kick off the … Continue reading
by Peter Levine On February 4th, the City of Somerville in partnership with The Welcome Project held a rally for Sanctuary Cities and Inclusion. Speakers included city officials, local business owners, Somerville High School students and more.
by Dian Zhang On January 28th, Groundwork Somerville held it’s annual Maple Tree Tapping Day at Tufts University. The event is part of their Maple Syrup Project which will continue with the Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival on March 4th. … Continue reading