Community Note: City to Cut Ribbon on New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations 7/30

  Join Mayor Joseph Curtatone and the Somerville Office of Sustainability and the Environment (OSE) to cut the ribbon on the City of Somerville’s two new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations, in Union and Davis Squares. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the Union Sq. location at the Union Square Plaza on Thurs., July 30 at 2 p.m.. EV owners in the Somerville area are invited to join us for a ceremonial ride and photo-op. As of July 30, there are two active dual-port, Level 2 EV charging available for public use. Charging and parking are being offered free of charge with a three-hour maximum. The Union Square station is located in Union Square plaza, and the Davis Square station is located near the Community Path and Grove St., adjacent to Rite Aid. A third charging station will be installed this summer in front of Somerville High School and City Hall. For more information, contact the Office of Sustainability and the Environment at 617-625-6600 ext. 2106. Continue reading Community Note: City to Cut Ribbon on New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations 7/30

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

  
 GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, July 29, the 210th day of 2015 with 155 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:32 and sunset is @ 8:08. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mars, Neptune & Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1588 – The English defeated the Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines. 

1754 – The first international boxing match was held. The 25-minute match was won when Jack Slack of Britain knocked out Jean Petit from France.  Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer 

Somerville US2 Selects Local Artist For Headquarters Wall Feature

  
Mural Artist Crystal Rene´ Burney To Produce Tribute To Union Square

 

Somerville, MA — Union Square Station Associates (US2), the City of Somerville’s master developer partner for Union Square’s revitalization, today announced that it has selected mural artist Crystal Rene´ Burney to design a mural celebrating Union Square in the new headquarters it will share with coworking space network Workbar. Continue reading Somerville US2 Selects Local Artist For Headquarters Wall Feature

Outback Restaurant Opens at Assembly Row Somerville 

   
 By William Tauro
This past Monday night, Outback Restaurant at Assembly Row held its grand opening ceremony.  

There were several speakers including restaurant manager, Crafton Bryant from Bloomin’ Brands, Dana from Cubby Oil on behalf of the Somerville Chamber of Commerce, the gals from Best Buddies, Mayor Joe Curtatone and many others. 

This Outback is the largest in the country. The look and feel is very different From other Outback restaurants because this one in Somerville is considered very modern and hip.