Join Recreation for a night of pumpkin decorating!! The event will run on Wednesday, October 30, 5-8pm, at the Recreation center. We will have a limited supply of pumpkins, but you are welcome to bring your own. For more information, please call 617-625-6600, ext. 2980.
Financial and design assistance provided to businesses and commercial property owners who renovate or restore building facades
SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville’s storefront improvement program is expanding to provide even greater financial assistance through reimbursable grants to businesses and commercial property owners who renovate or restore building facades, revitalizing business districts and making storefronts more attractive, safer and accessible to all.
The revised program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through Community Development Block Grants, will be geographically targeted to improve its impact and effectiveness. This round of funding will first target the East Broadway area where major street and sidewalk improvements are underway and a three-day public planning event was recently held as part of Somerville By Design. Continue reading CITY EXPANDS STOREFRONT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, TARGETS EAST BROADWAY
Get your blades and moves sharpened for Saturday night when the Somerville LGBT Liaison, Office of Somerville Commissions, Shape Up Approved – Eat Well, and the Somerville Council on Aging host an LGBT Halloween Skate Night. Come to Veterans Memorial Rink, 570 Somerville Ave., from 8 to 10 p.m. for some ice time. Admission is $10 (no charge for skate rentals) and costumes are encouraged. For more information on the new tradition and some creative costume ideas: http://bit.ly/16qyeO3
Tufts University will pay the City of Somerville more than $1.3 million over five years, waive application fee for Somerville High School students
SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville and Tufts University have reached a partnership agreement through which Tufts will contribute $1.375 million over five years to the City. As part of the agreement, Tufts will also waive the university’s application fee for Somerville High School students and provide college preparation assistance for Somerville students beginning in the sixth grade. Continue reading TUFTS, CITY OF SOMERVILLE REACH AGREEMENT ON FIVE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT