Union Square Agreement At Risk?

Union Sq. Community Benefits Agreement Runs Risks in Somerville

Somerville, MA, Jan. 27, 2015 – The Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) that will be negotiated between City Hall and Union Square developer US2 runs the risk of being less than effective in delivering advantages to city residents, according to studies, … 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

MLK Jr. Celebrated with Words, Song and Dance

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated with Words, Song and Dance in East Somerville

Somerville, MA, Jan. 27, 2015 – It was a day of celebration and remembrance as students and community members from across Somerville came together on Jan. 19at the East Somerville Community School in order to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s … 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

New hope for the Mystic River

New hope for the Mystic River

Somerville, MA, January 13, 2015 – Late last year, the state legislature finally approved a bill that brings to life the long-awaited Mystic River Water Quality Commission. The Mystic has consistently received a “D” grade from the Environmental Protection Agency, … 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