Many Doubt Benefits of 2024 Olympics

Many Doubt Benefits of 2024 Olympics

Somerville, MA, Feb. 11 – High costs to taxpayers, transportation headaches, and giant empty stadiums left behind. These are just a few of the worries that opponents of the Boston 2024 Olympics bid voiced at a meeting in downtown Boston … Continue reading

Calls for FRIT to Build Union at Assembly

Unions, Others Decry FRIT Decision Against Union Labor at Assembly Row

Somerville, MA, Jan. 27, 2015 – Area unions and labor leaders have decided to wage a campaign against Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRIT) for its recent decision to hire non-union labor to build a 448-unit apartment at the Assembly Square, … Continue reading

Union Square Planning Kicks Off for 2015

Union Square Planning Kicks Off for 2015

Somerville, MA, Jan. 13, 2015 – Some 60 residents, planners and city officials gathered at the old Post Office in Union Square on Jan. 7 to participate in the year’s first visioning meeting for redevelopment of the area. “This is … Continue reading

Meet Jill Lathan at Somerville’s Recreation Fair!

Meet Jill Lathan at Somerville’s Recreation Fair!

Somerville, MA, January 13, 2015 – Kids and adults were boxing, playing soccer, rowing, hitting softballs, doing martial arts, calisthenics, and learning about skating, women’s football, parkour, music, art and a myriad of other activities at the city’s recent Recreation … Continue reading

Miss Senior Massachusetts Brightens Lives

Miss Senior Massachusetts Brightens Lives

Somerville, MA, January 13, 2015 – Somerville resident Fran Owens has been crowned Miss Senior Massachusetts, danced at nightclubs, and crooned for big shots and high rollers for decades. Today, she attends “Senior America” events and sings for seniors at … Continue reading