Here’s something to be proud of: Voter turnout in Somerville is usually higher than the national average. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be even better.
Continue reading Somerville Clean and Open Elections Task Force Being Formed
Hosted by Metamovements Latin Dance Company, Salsa In The Park (SITP) and Assembly Row at Assembly Square
Friday August 4th 6:00-8:00pm
Continue reading August’s Dancing On The Row-Somerville Salsa Series with MM
This past Tuesday night, I had the privilege to speak before the delegates of the Greater Boston Labor Council and ask for their endorsement.
Continue reading Somerville Mayoral Candidate Payton Corbett Receives Greater Boston Labor Council Endorsement
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, August 02, the 211th day of 2017 with 154 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:36 and sunset is @ 8:03. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1776 – Members of the Continental Congress began adding their signatures to the Declaration of Independence.
Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
261 “Sanctuary Cities” to Lose Millions in Funding; Here’s The List
The Trump Administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration continues with further pressure on sanctuary cities.
The Daily Signal reports that the Justice Department has confirmed that it will block Byrne Justice Assistance Grants, which account for the lion’s share of federal aid to states and localities for criminal justice, from sanctuary cities, specifically jurisdictions that keep Immigration and Customs Enforcement from talking to local officials and interviewing inmates, or not notifying ICE when they release aliens ICE wants to deport.
Continue reading 261 “Sanctuary Cities” to Lose Millions in Funding; Here’s The List Including City of Somerville
Celebrate Free Open Streets event to feature live music, family-friendly activities, food, and more!
Continue reading ‘Seize the Summer’ at SomerStreets on Holland St., Sunday August 6
Members sought, Apply by 8/22
Focus includes increasing local participatory democracy, expanding early voting, exploring public financing, & more
Continue reading MAYOR CURTATONE LAUNCHES CLEAN & OPEN ELECTIONS TASK FORCE
By Frank Santangelo
Hundreds attended the 2017 National Night Out event in Somerville this past Tuesday night. National Night Out is an event to unite the community in an effort to improve the safety of neighborhoods and heighten drug and crime prevention. Continue reading 2017 National Night Out Photos