State Senator Pat Jehlen and State Representative Tim Toomey face primary challengers this September. As the candidates prepare for a SCATV/CCTV sponsored debate SNN anchor and Greater Somerville Host Joe Lynch profiles the incumbents and the challengers.
Development and economic growth in Somerville had dried up the city’s stock of liquor licenses. A home rule petition asked the legislature to supply an additional sixty-five licenses for alcohol service at restaurants and bars. SNN looks into the reason … Continue reading
The Master Plan works to balance increasing needs for playing fields and open space with the limitations of a densely populated urban environment. Sustainability, access and the role of the Department of Recreation and Conservation (DCR) all play a role.
Fresh local produce is a highlight of summer in New England. But urban living can make it hard to find and afford. Shape Up Somerville has teamed up once again with Groundworks Somerville to offer local, low cost, accessible fresh … Continue reading
How do young people deal with the social and political turmoil all around us? This summer SNN looks at how Somerville youth are using making their voices heard on the issues that matter to them. Tonight we hear how participation … Continue reading
During the month of (August), SCATV will be offering a 4-Week Introduction to Documentary Filmmaking course or rather a “ Documentary Bootcamp” instructed by experienced documentary filmmaker, Vera Ventura. Once a week, you will learn the skills to become a … Continue reading
Hometown Video Award – We just got word that SCATV’s collaboration with Aeronaut Brewery to cover performances of the Duck Village Stage was the recipient of the Hometown Video Festival Award for Local Performances category. This national award that recognizes … Continue reading
July is a month of celebrations!! Hope everyone had a good 4th of July Weekend. And in the spirit of celebration, I wanted to touch on several things happening at SCATV worthy of fireworks. Extended Friday Hours – Now there’s … Continue reading
The SCATV studios have been alive with the energetic chatter of young people since we kicked off our summer youth programming on June 27th! Since then, we’ve had 25 youth participants making media magic in a multitude of exciting ways. … Continue reading
Mobile Monitoring Unit Tracks Highway Pollution | By Jeanette Origel Researchers from Tufts University have been finding connections between air pollution and cardiac health in communities near highways for the past 5 years. Pollution is a problem for all major cities, … Continue reading