I testified at the State House supporting paid family medical leave, particularly the amendment supporting a week of paid vacation for returning veterans and their families. Continue reading Ward1 Alderman Matthew McLaughlin Testifies at State House
There are way too many great options in Somerville to pick just one restaurant for our 175th birthday dinner, so instead, we’ll be enjoying food and drinks from all over the city. Foodie Month kicks off today with Taste of Somerville in the Park and continues throughout the month with local eateries offering prix fixe meals, discounts, and special Fluff menu items to celebrate the marshmallowy concoction’s 100th birthday.
So far participants include: Bon Me Foods, La Posada Restaurant, Tasting Counter, Daddy Jones Bar, Casa B Tapas and Cocktail & Rum Bar, Kung Fu Tea Davis Sq., Saloon, Cuisine en Locale, Whole Foods Market, Foundry on Elm, Mem Tea, El Potro Mexican Bar & Grill, Brass Union, The Independent, Manoa Fish, Somerville Brewing – Slumbrew, and River Bar. Don’t forget to check somervillema.gov/somerville175 for updates and to see if additional restaurants have joined in. #Somerville175
Every mayor and governor will tell you our cities and states are the labs in which our government tests what works and what doesn’t. I’m proud to say that Somerville has blazed a trail for other cities to follow. Continue reading Mayor Curtatone On Somerville Considered “labs in which our government tests what works and what doesn’t”
By Joe Curtatone
Yet another appeals court has ruled against the Trump travel ban, this time because it’s nonsensical. According to the panel: “The Order does not tie these nationals in any way to terrorist organizations within the six designated countries. Continue reading Mayor Curtatone on Appeals Court Ruling on Trump
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, June 14, the 163rd day of 2017 with 202 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:05 and sunset is @ 8:22. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1775 – The Continental Army was founded by the Second Continental Congress for purposes of common defense. This event is considered to be the birth of the United States Army. On June 15, George Washington was appointed commander-in-chief. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Flooding that occurred in Somerville after Tuesday’s microburst/downbust.