This past Thursday evening at City Hall, the city hosted our first ever Brain Mob. What’s a Brain Mob? It’s a brainstorming session focused on issues where the community can make a real difference. Since winter is Continue reading With all our brain power combined we can tackle even the toughest of problems
Partners HealthCare plans to build up to 1.1 million square feet of new mixed-use office space in several phases on the former IKEA parcel in Assembly Square. By late-2016 around 4,5…00 administrative employees are scheduled to move into the first two buildings. Although Partners is a tax exempt non-profit, they have agreed to make municipal services contributions to the City that are still being negotiated and the site should eventually generate more in revenue for the City than the tax payments IKEA would have made. For more on this exciting news: http://bit.ly/19hiwcZ. Photo by Chris Devers
If a couple of 2- or 3-day visitor parking permits won’t be enough for you holiday traffic, you have options. The Traffic and Parking Office grants parking consideration (a relaxation of permit parking rules) as w…ell as the option to get a temporary visitor parking passes for more than 3 days. These options are open to anyone with a valid visitor permit already. You can find a list of all the permits available in Somerville (a growing number are being offered online!) here: http://www.parksomerville.com/parking-permits. If you have questions,you can always call 311 or 617-666-3311.
Mayor Joseph Curtatone’s Annual Holiday party took place on Wednesday evening at the Greek Orthodox Church function hall that’s located on Central Street in Somerville.