The Allstate Foundation grant to support nonprofit’s work to help end domestic violence and financial abuse
SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Allstate agency owners from the Somerville area will come together to host a supply drive and secure an Allstate Foundation Helping Hands® grant to benefit RESPOND, Inc. The grant will support the nonprofit organization’s mission to help end domestic violence and financial abuse.
Continue reading Allstate agency owners to earn grant for Somerville’s RESPOND, Inc.
If someone asked me to describe Alderman Matt McLaughlin, I would say above all, he’s a likeable guy–at meetings, he’s a true professional with the heart of a lion. A great listener, skilled negotiator, Matt doesn’t give in or give up, and he’s the real deal.
Continue reading Ward 1 Alderman – Matthew McLaughlin – Extraordinary Working Class Progressive Leader
Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Bill McCarthy, Craig Churchill, Ned Scannell, Maryann Heuston, Lucy Catino, Alice Trifone, John Dwyer, Ginny Azulay Roche, Kate Donaghue, Denise Lefebvre Ribeiro, Susan LaVerde Demarco, Joey DiOrio, Tony Rodrigues, Charley Valera, Ron Glejzer, Penny O’Connor Cummings, Steve Derany, Dorothy Papa and Tina Barry Roya
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It’s hard not to take things personally when they are created solely for contempt and malice.
I used to write about simpler things. My kids, my grandkids, a new movie, something I did, somewhere I traveled to. Whatever. It was fun – I felt like I had a connection with people in general. I enjoyed the feedback – the give and take with others – the commentary, and even suggestions on occasion.
Continue reading Reality Bites by James A. Norton
Mayor Curtatone has been called out by this very newspaper to answer questions regarding all of the allegations that have been casting a dark cloud of corruption that has overshadowed him and his administration for years and most recently in the past three months.
Continue reading HERE’S YOUR WEEKLY DOSAGE OF OUR SOMERVILLE NEWS WEEKLY NEWSTALK SHOUTOUT/SPEAKUP LINE FOR 10/17/2017
Annual Event Grew Attendance by 21% & Funds by 48%
SOMERVILLE, MA – Approximately 900 people filled the streets of East Broadway on Tuesday, September 26th to participate in the Seventh Annual East Broadway Foodie Crawl to help raise close to $30,000 to support East Somerville Main Streets (ESMS). Continue reading East Somerville’s 7th Foodie Crawl Raises Nearly $30,000 Bringing Global Taste to East Somerville
Governor Charlie Baker will deliver the keynote address at the Somerville Chamber of Commerce 71st Annual Dinner & Powderhouse Awards on November 8th.
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Celebrate Free Open Streets event to feature live music, family-friendly activities, food, and more!
SOMERVILLE – Celebrate the season at “Monster Mashed Up,” the October installment of the City’s SomerStreets festival, on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 6 p.m. between Union Square and Spring St. on Somerville Ave. SomerStreets is the City of Somerville’s take on the internationally renowned Open Streets concept, closing busy city streets to vehicles, and opening them up for cycling, walking, dancing, running, and other modes of activity. Continue reading ‘Monster Mashed Up at SomerStreets on Somerville Ave., Sunday October 22