On behalf of the Somerville Local First Board of Directors, I would like to invite members of the public and all candidates for political office (opposed or unopposed) to join us on Tuesday September 12th from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. for a candidate meet & greet. Continue reading SOMERVILLE LOCAL FIRST CANDIDATE MEET & GREET
Dear Billy T and Somerville News Weekly Speakup Line,
Hey bud, can you believe our buddy Mayor Joe Curtatone has the gall and asked the Somerville Teacher’s Union to endorse him for mayor?
Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Mayor Curtatone the Hypocrite is NOT Supporting Somerville School System
Somerville, MA, September 9, 2017 – Daniel LeBlanc, Somerville Community Corporation CEO, and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone will be joined by Lionel Romain of the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation and Dan May, vice president, East Boston Savings Bank, on Saturday, September 9th at a Groundbreaking Ceremony for new construction of affordable condominiums at 163 Glen Street, East Somerville, Mass. Continue reading Flipping Gentrification: Nonprofit Developer to Break Ground for Construction of First Purpose-Built Affordable Condominiums in Somerville, Mass., in Over a Decade
“We abuse land because we see it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect” – Aldo Leopold
The most glaring realization of the Porter Street neighborhood controversy, is not due to its proximity to Porter Square MBTA, it’s that city officials primary focus in on creating a bedroom community for thousands of transient millennials who can hop on a bike and be at Harvard and MIT in record time, financial district, seaport and the ever so bloated world of the techie. Continue reading SOMERVILLE:BIG LOTS = BIG MONEY FOR DEVELOPERS