By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House and Senate last week.
NO 2016 SALES TAX HOLIDAY – The Retailers Association of Massachusetts (RAM) released the results of a study of the effect on retailers of the Legislature and Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision not to hold a Sales Tax Holiday this past August as it has done every year except one since 2004. Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 41 -Report No. 42 October 17-21, 2016
By Frank Santangelo
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Mark Alston Folansbee Director of Somerville Homeless Coalition Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly Special Person of the Week:Mark Alston
Photos by Frank Santangelo
By William Tauro
This past Sunday afternoon, residents flocked to Somerville Avenue for the annual Monster Mashed-Up SomerStreets event, the final installment of the City’s annual SomerStreets series.
Continue reading 2016 Monster Mashed-Up at SomerStreets on Somerville Ave
Early voting is coming to Massachusetts for the first time! Starting tomorrow, you can cast your general election ballot at Somerville City Hall until Friday November 4th. You may also choose to vote on Election Day – Tuesday, November 8th – at your normal polling place. Continue reading Somerville’s Early Voting is Here
By Mayur Ramgir
Most businesses recognize that employee collaboration is a must for a productive and efficient workplace.
Continue reading Using Technology To Help Spark Collaboration In The Workplace
As many of you know, there will be a Prop 2 1/2 Override on November’s ballot to fund a new High School. The new High School will cost $256 million to build. Continue reading Somerville Alderman Tony Lafuente:Yes on 5
Ageless Grace: Ageless Grace, the Council on Aging’s new Fitness class for the body and mind. The 5-week series started on Monday September 26th and continues on October 3rd, October 17th, October 24th and October 31st. You can still join! Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information