As the City and our constituents continue to clean up from this week’s historic snowfall, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced today that he has extended the deadline for residents to shovel sidewalks until noon on Friday. Please note that this extension only applies to residential properties. Commercial properties’ sidewalks must be cleaned by noon today (Thursday).
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Check out the Martin Luther King Day concert and meet some performers, attend the meeting to learn about the city’s new zoning ordinance, find out about the concerns surrounding the Union Square “community benefits agreement,” visit a Somerville High School health careers class and hear from union members on why they’re upset the new mega-apartment building at Assembly Square will be built by non-union labor. These stories and more on Somerville Neighborhood News #32.
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, January 29, the 29th day of 2015 with 336 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:01 and sunset is @ 4:52. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1845 – Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” was first published; it appeared in the “New York Evening Mirror.”
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Building our snowman parts 1, 2 and 3 by the Endreffy Family of Somerville.
On Wednesday over two dozen people organized a snowball fight, dance party and sculpture event and assembled in Union Square next to the Independent Restaurant in Somerville to protest for peace and celebrate post storm beauty.
It’s the latest piece of equipment that was recently purchased by the City of Somerville’s Department of Public Works.