Somerville Annual Domestic Violence Vigil to be Held October 5 

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Somerville Commission for Women, and RESPOND announce the Annual Candlelight Vigil in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Statue Park in Davis Square.


The vigil is an annual event bringing the community together in remembrance of those who have lost their lives over the last year to domestic violence.


In addition to the vigil, there will be a display of the Clothesline Project, a visual display that honors survivors as well as victims of intimate partner violence.


For more information, contact Community Services Manager, Chris Hosman, at 617-625-6600 x2406 or For more information about domestic violence, resources, or support services, 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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