Annual Domestic Violence Vigil to be Held October 7th



Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville Commission for Women announce the Annual Candlelight Vigil in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 7 at 6 p.m. at the Somerville Public Safety Building, 220 Washington St. The vigil walk begins at 6 p.m. through Union Sq., concluding with a speaking agenda at the Public Safety Building at 6:30 p.m. 


The vigil is an annual event bringing the community together to remember those who have lost their lives over the last year to domestic violence. For more information, contact Director of Somerville Commissions, Sonja Darai, at 617-625-6600 x2406 or For more information about domestic violence, contact RESPOND at their Hotline number 617-623-5900 (TTY accessible for the hearing impaired), or visit   


Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Betsy Allen, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or



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