Top photo by Paul Upton
By MIT President L. Rafael Reif.
This week marks the third anniversary of the death of MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who was killed while protecting our community. His loss came on a mild spring night as we struggled in shock over the bombing of the Boston Marathon.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Officer Sean Collier
Acclaimed Oscar-nominated director Mira Nair will be heading to Tufts on April 20th, full details below. Nair will discuss such topics as ace, gender, diaspora, cultural encounter, and inter-generational conflict. Continue reading Acclaimed Oscar-nominated director Mira Nair heading to Tufts April 20
If you want to take advantage of spring rains to water your garden or lawn, you can order an at-cost rain barrel through The Great American Rain Barrel Company, as part of the City’s annual discounted rain barrel program. Continue reading Discounted Rain Barrels Available through Somerville Program
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, April 15, the 106th day day of 2016 with 260 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:03 and sunset is @ 7:23. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1784 – The first balloon was flown in Ireland.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Photos by Alonso Nichols, Tufts University.
Tufts University’s Kids’ Day, a free event for local children was held last weekend with more than 250 kids enjoying free rides, games, entertainment and food. Continue reading Kids’ Day At Tufts University Somerville/Medford
April 14, 2016, Salem, Mass.—Salem State University provost David S. Silva today announced the selection of Somerville resident Reva Kasman PhD as one of two faculty members to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Continue reading Somerville resident Reva Kasman receives Salem State University’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award
Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP), the Somerville-based itinerant theater company, currently finishing its 12th season (opening Sheridan’s comedy The School for Scandal this week), announced it has named Kimberly Dawson as permanent Executive Producer, effective immediately. Continue reading Somerville Actors’ Shakespeare Project Appoints Kimberly Dawson Executive Producer