Somerville Recreation offers a wide range of programs for children and adults at great prices

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Curious about what they have to offer? Stop by the 2015 Somerville Recreation Kickoff Fair on Sunday, Jan. 11 to find out what’s available. The fair runs from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Somerville High School field house and will feature music, arts and crafts, and demonstrations from a variety of fitness programs. You can also find out about winter Recreation programming and register here: http://bit.ly/14vk1FH

Somerville Looking to Hire More Crossing Guards

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The City of Somerville seeks qualified candidates to work as a Crossing Guard for the current school year. Morning shift is 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM; afternoon shift is 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Assignments to specific work sites will be determined. Must pass a pre-employment CORI and drug screen. Salary is $25.47 per day for working both morning and afternoon shifts.
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Somerville:This week’s forecast calls for low temperatures and even colder wind chills

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Make sure you stay safe in the extreme cold by following safety tips from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) at the link below. Please also check in on neighbors, friends, and family members who may need help during this cold spell.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, January 08, the 8th day of 2015 with 357 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:13 and sunset is @ 4:27. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1815 – U.S. forces led by General Andrew Jackson defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans — the closing engagement of the War of

1812. This occurred two weeks after the War of 1812 officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
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Somerville Community Note: New City Survey Seeks to Determine Interest in Residential Solar Program

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Are you a Somerville renter or homeowner looking to make your home more energy efficient with renewable energy? The City of Somerville invites you to take a brief online survey to help inform potential programs and policies Continue reading Somerville Community Note: New City Survey Seeks to Determine Interest in Residential Solar Program