Somerville Neighborhood News Archive

Representative Capuano Holds a Town Hall at SHS
Representative Capuano Holds a Town Hall at SHS

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.

Gaming Convention PAX East features Somerville Musician
Gaming Convention PAX East features Somerville Musician

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.

Maura Healey Post-Election Town Hall | SNN
Maura Healey Post-Election Town Hall | SNN

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.

Bfresh Market Opens in Davis Square
SNN: Bfresh Market Opens in Davis Square

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.

Video Essay: Development and Displacement
Video Essay: Development and Displacement

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.

The Ruby Rogers Center May Lose Funding
The Ruby Rogers Center May Lose Funding

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

Somerville Storytelling Project | SNN
Somerville Storytelling Project | SNN

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

We Are One Somerville: Sanctuary City Rally | SNN
We Are One Somerville: Sanctuary City Rally | SNN

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.