Photos by Frank Santangelo
By William Tauro
This past Saturday afternoon, candidate for Somerville’s Ward 4 Alderman Jesse Clingan held his first campaign kickoff party.
Clingan, a very well known and highly respected member of the community drew a crowd of over two hundred supporters that packed the house at Casey’s Bar that’s located on Broadway in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Ward 4 Alderman Candidate Jesse Clingan Hits The Ground Running
By Frank Santangelo
Meet this week’s Special Person of the Week: Patty Gallagher
Patty was born in March of 1965 at the Somerville Hospital, so literally born in the Ville.
Patty grew up in the Clarendon Hill Projects and like many others who worked hard their whole life, she made something of herself instead of being a statistic. Continue reading The Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week Patty Gallagher
Just a reminder this is the last meeting before this project goes to the Planning Board and it is next Monday night March 6th at the senior center on Broadway 6:00.
By Bob Katzen
THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. Immigration continues to be one of the widely debated and most discussed topics across the nation.
Where do Massachusetts state senators stand on the issue? This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on several roll calls on the immigration issue in 2013-2014. There were no roll calls on the issue in the 2015-2016 session. Continue reading Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 31 – Report No. 9 February 27 – March 3, 2017
Senator Patricia Jehlen hosts legislative briefing to introduce the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment (MCIEA), a partnership creating a new approach to student assessment and school accountability Continue reading Six Massachusetts Districts Launch Consortium to bring Alternative Measures to Schools
The Council on Aging wants you! – The SCOA is supporting D.A. Marian Ryan’s Project C.A.R.E. and Project Linus. Helping children of trauma have some comfort in their time of need by providing them with homemade blankets. Help us reach our goal of 200 blankets. Knitted, crochet or handmade fleece accepted. Please contact Debby Higgins at 617-625-6600, ext. 2321. Continue reading Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Organizational Updates & Information
Expanded Access and Support Leads to Impressive Increase in Somerville Public Schools AP Enrollment and Success
Somerville High School AP enrollment more than doubles in two years
Continue reading Somerville AP Enrollment and Success