By Bob Katzen
MEMO TO EDITORS: The following may be useful to you if you want additional information on local representatives’ 2015 per diems that are included in this week’s report. Per diems are paid by the state to legislators for mileage, meals and lodging. Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 40 – Report No. 36 September 11, 2015
Somerville State Representatives Christine Barber, Denise Provost, and Tim Toomey and State Senator Patricia Jehlen announced today that the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) has awarded $34,200 to the Somerville Arts Council, as well as $15,000 in a direct grant to the Mystic Learning Center, Inc., a Somerville-operated arts program. Continue reading Somerville Cultural Programs Awarded Grants By MCC
Entertainment, family-friendly activities continue City’s annual Open Streets festivals from Davis Square to Teele Square on Sept. 20, rain or shine
SOMERVILLE – Grab your instrument and your dancing shoes, and get ready to help the City celebrate the latest installment of its SomerStreets series with Strike Up the Bands @ SomerStreets on Sunday, Sept. 20 on Holland St.! Continue reading STRIKE UP THE BANDS @ SOMERSTREETS” RETURNS TO HOLLAND STREET SEPT. 20
It’s been a little while, but I hope you all had a wonderful summer! I wanted to let you guys know about two great opportunities that are just around the corner to get involved in the community. Continue reading What’s New in Ward 2 with Alderman Maryann Heuston
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, September 11, the 255th day of 2015 with 109 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:1 and sunset is @ 7:0. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are, Mercury, Neptune & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1297 – Scotsman William Wallace defeated the English forces of Sir Hugh de Cressingham at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
On Saturday stop by the Union Square plaza from 3 to 7 p.m. for The Evolution of Hip-Hop, where fans of all ages can learn more about the history of hip-hop.
Then on Sunday hit the plaza between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. for the Rock and Roll Yard Sale, where you can pick up some new tunes and other fun items.
Both events are part of the Somerville Arts Council’s ArtsUnion fall series.
Please join us for the annual 9/11 Vigil Walk to honor those who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Centers, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 in 2001. The walk will step off from the Cedar St. end of the Community Path at 6 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 11, and end with a brief ceremony in Davis Sq.