A statement from Mayor Joseph Curtatone regarding Salvadoran TPS:

Ending Salvadoran TPS with plans to deport nearly 200,000 upstanding immigrants who work hard, pay taxes, and contribute to the fiber of our communities is more than unjustified, unnecessary, and inhumane; it’s also reckless and irresponsible. On the heels of the decisions to also end TPS for Nicaraguans and Haitians, this is part of the administration’s continuum of cruelty. Continue reading A statement from Mayor Joseph Curtatone regarding Salvadoran TPS:

Auditor Bump Certifies More Than $1 Million in Unfunded Mandated Early Voting Costs on Municipalities for 2016 Election

 

BOSTON, MA — In a letter to members of the Massachusetts Legislature today, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump certified that municipalities spent $1,063,978.14 in unfunded, mandated costs to provide early voting in the 2016 general election. Continue reading Auditor Bump Certifies More Than $1 Million in Unfunded Mandated Early Voting Costs on Municipalities for 2016 Election

Community Preservation Act Community Meetings ‪January 16‬, and ‪January 24‬

The Somerville Community Preservation Committee invites all interested community members to hear about the FY 2018 Community Preservation Act (CPA) historic resources and open space/recreational land project proposals before the Community Preservation Committee, and offer feedback on which deserve to receive funding, at two community meetings in January. Continue reading Community Preservation Act Community Meetings ‪January 16‬, and ‪January 24‬

Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Updates & Information

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Join the SCOA’s email group – The email group is for Somerville Council on Aging Seniors and / or Caregivers who are interested in the latest information on resources, events, programming, etc…in and around the Somerville area.  Use the link https://groups.google.com/group/somerville-council-on-aging – If you have any questions or need help joining please contact Debby Higgins at 617-625-6600, ext. 2321 or email dhiggins@somervillema.gov

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Somerville Speakup Line:Should Somerville Allow the Public to Skate on the Mystic River or is it a Potential “Thin Ice” Accident Waiting To Happen?

By William Tauro

With this recent cold snap that has occurred this winter across the state of Massachusetts including right here in Somerville, people have been seen skating on the Mystic River.

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