For each haircut purchased, one free haircut certificate will be donated to a child in need prior to the start of the new school year through Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut Program.
Continue reading Hair Cuttery Donates Back to School Haircuts to Thousands of Children in Need
State Representative Christine P. Barber of Somerville and Medford voted last week to enact a $40.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 that includes funding for schools and local aid, key community programs, and a number of critical local projects.
Continue reading REP. BARBER VOTES FOR FY18 BUDGET, REJECTS MASSHEALTH CUTS
By Frank Santangelo
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Nancy Aylward
Over the last 27 years, most of you have no doubt had the pleasure of meeting, working with, being assisted by, or simply speaking with Nancy Aylward during her long tenure with the City of Somerville. Continue reading Somerville News Weekly’s Special Person of the Week:NANCY ROSS AYLWARD
As part of our ongoing series for Older Americans Month, we caught up with Pina Mingace, a volunteer with the Somerville Council on Aging. She’s pointing to a painting at our office that she fell in love with. “People try to get me to play bingo,” she said. “But I’m a creative person. I need to be artistic!” Pina’s next adventure will be teaching an Italian language class at the Senior Center. #OAM17 #AgeOutLoud
Congratulations to FFOP Joshua McCann on his graduation July 14, 2017 from the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services Massachusetts Firefighting Academy 10 week recruit training program, Class 255. Continue reading Somerville Fire Department Gets New Firefighter
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