By William Tauro
Meet this week’s “Special Person of the Week:Martin Polignone.
Martin Polignone is a long time Cobble Hill resident and advocate for the elderly and disabled.
Martin is a double graduate of Boston College with a BA and Master’s of Administrative Science.
After being a small technology business owner with contacts and travel as far as the former Soviet Union and Russian joint ventures, Martin earned his law degree and works on the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Elder Hotline and was recently appointed as a Trustee on the Somerville Affordable Housing Trust.
Martin is also a member of the Ward One Democratic Committee , a former mediator in Somerville District Court and also served in the US Coast Guard Auxillary as a staff officer.
Martin is very proud to call Somerville his home.
Our hats are off to his true Somerville spirit!
We here at the Somerville News Weekly salute you for everything that you do to make Somerville a better place.