GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, July 30, the 211th day of 2015 with 154 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:33 and sunset is @ 8:07. 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: 1502 – Christopher Columbus landed at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
1619 – The first representative assembly in America convened in Jamestown, VA. (House of Burgesses) Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
MarKa proposal would create 40 new homes including affordable, senior and live-work artist units,
commercial space including collaborative maker units and ‘artists hall’
SOMERVILLE –A proposal to rehabilitate the former Powder House Community School into 40 new homes including affordable, senior and live-work artist units, and more than 13,000 square feet of commercial space including collaborative maker spaces and an artists’ hall has been recommended by the Powder House Community School Technical Advisory Committee. Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone will accept the Committee’s recommendation and present his decision to the Board of Aldermen. Continue reading SOMERVILLE POWDER HOUSE SCHOOL SITE REDEVELOPMENT RECOMMENDATION ACCEPTED BY MAYOR
Development of strategic plan to inform the creation of a public benefits agreement for Union Square
SOMERVILLE –As the revitalization of historic Union Square is undertaken through the redevelopment of seven key parcels in and around the square, the City of Somerville is also aiming to develop an innovative new model for public benefits agreements that address social equity through affordable housing and jobs, open space, infrastructure, sustainability and more. This is being facilitated through collaboration with LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors. LOCUS, a program of Smart Growth America, is a nationally renowned advocacy and research organization dedicated to building successful mixed-income, walkable urban communities. This is work will be done in collaboration with the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at the George Washington University (GWU). The collaboration is generously supported by a grant from the Barr Foundation. Continue reading INNOVATIVE PUBLIC BENEFITS MODEL TO BE CREATED THROUGH CITY PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCUS
WHAT: Union Lunch – Each Friday all summer long, enjoy lunch specials from neighborhood restaurants, live music from local bands, and cool happenings from your favorite Union Square shops and friends. Bring your friends, your coworkers, your kids, and meet us for lunch! Continue reading Somerville US2 Announces Friday’s “Union Lunch” Lineup
Redbones 55 Chester Street, Somerville MA
5:00 P.M., Thursday, August 6, 2015
No cover; excellent networking; free appetizers; and a business card drawing
Sponsored by Rockland Trust and hosted by Dana Iacopucci of Cubby Energy
RSVP with name(s) and affiliation(s) for you and your guest to firstname.lastname@example.org