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Some exciting events in the coming weeks:
New York City – Saturday & Sunday, November 1st & 2nd – For a fee of $174.00 per person double occupancy or $249.00 per person single room you will receive your hotel room & motor coach bus transportation. Departing Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Press & Organizational Information & Updates →
The Somerville Fire Department was one of several Massachusetts Cities and Towns to have received a portion of the Senior SAFE program grant, using it to install free smoke alarms / Continue reading The Somerville Council on Aging will no longer be accepting applications for free smoke alarm / carbon monoxide detectors. →
Council on Aging chosen for Boston
The latest positive outcome of the collaborative efforts of the Somerville Council on Aging and Teen Empowerment is a renewed partnership with the Boston Symphony Orchestra through the BSO’s Symphony for Our City program. Each year, the BSO partners with community-based organizations from the Greater Boston Continue reading Symphony Orchestra “Symphony for Our City” program →
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
In a recent Beacon Hill Roll Call report, we listed the votes of local legislators on the proposal to repeal the indexing of the gas tax to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) beginning in 2015. The tax Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 39 – Report No. 43 October 24, 2014 →
Happy National Food Day! Students across the District are celebrating Food Day and learning how to be ‘healthy eaters’ with A Tale of Two Apples, a series of Farm to School apple taste-testing events featuring locally-sourced produce. Stay up-to-date on other Somerville Farm to School activities and events at http://www.somervillefarmtoschool.blogspot.com.
Continue reading Connections: A Newsletter from the Somerville Public Schools – October 24, 2014 →
Photos by Melissa Hurley
By William Tauro
This past Saturday morning, the Somerville Veterans Services Department and the City of Somerville dedicated 139 Hudson Street in honor of the O’Leary Brothers.
Freinds, relatives elected officials and the Post 19 Honor Guard were in attendance as Veterans Services Director Jay Weaver unveiled the new street sign recognizing the O’Leary Brothers for their dedicated military service to their country.
Alderman Sullivan, Alderman Mary Jo Rossetti, State Rep. Denise Provost and Alderman Bill White were in attendance and honored the three heroes at the street dedication for the O’Leary Family.
It was a moving ceremony with a family member singing the National Anthem.
Photos by Kim Moss
By William Tauro
This past Thursday evening, Mayor Joseph Curtatone and the City of Somerville held a promotion and swearing in ceremony at Somerville City Hall for seven somerville police officers.
Continue reading Somerville’s Police Promotion Swearing-In Ceremony →
Unique event celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
SOMERVILLE – A unique advocacy and arts program featuring presentations by leading disability advocates, performances by talented poets with Continue reading ADVOCACY AND ARTS ABOUT LIVING WITH DISABILITIES AT ‘CAPABLE SOMERVILLE 2014’ →
With Election Day less than two weeks away, the Committee to Elect Nick Lanzilli for State Representative held another successful fundraiser at Raso’s Grille in Medford. With nearly 150 supporters coming and going during the event, the support continues to multiply with a wildfire effect.
Continue reading Lanzilli Fundraiser a Success →
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