Please Join Somerville Chamber of Commerce at ‪Daddy Jones‬ on Thursday for Business After Hours

Please join us at Daddy Jones on Thursday for Business After Hours

 

Business After Hours at Daddy Jones

525 Medford Street, Magoun Square

5-7 PM, Thursday, February 1, 2018

No cover.  Free appetizers, excellent networking, business card drawing & cash bar.

Sponsored by aMorton Design

Hosted by Dana Iacopucci of Cubby Oil & Energy.

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Allen Street Playground Community Meeting ‪February 12, 2018‬  

Please join the Somerville Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, Ward 2 Alderman JT Scott, and Alderman at Large Stephanie Hirsch for a community meeting on Monday, February 12, to discuss upcoming renovations to the Allen Street Playground. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Public Safety Building at 220 Washington St. For more information or with any questions about the project, please contact Arn Franzen at AFranzen@somervillema.gov.

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Massachusetts Analysis Shows the State’s Workers and Families Urgently Need a National Paid Leave Program

 

A National Paid Family and Medical Leave Plan Could Reduce by 86 Percent* the Number of Massachusetts Families Facing Economic Insecurity When They Need Time to Care

An analysis of demographic data in Massachusetts released today reveals the significant and growing need for a national paid family and medical leave plan that covers all working people in the state for the full range of serious caregiving and medical reasons. The release kicks off a series of nationwide activities marking next Monday’s 25th anniversary of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provides unpaid leave. Continue reading Massachusetts Analysis Shows the State’s Workers and Families Urgently Need a National Paid Leave Program

The Somerville News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Many Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville! Happy Birthday greetings go out to Dennis Sinclair, Mike Cabral, Mike Bussey, Adamandia Tsardounis, Lauren Leccese, Manny Almas, Michael Kennelly, Maria Nella Nunes, Wanda Keenan, Michael Joaquim, Patricia Roffi Lima, Don Miele, Christopher Desrochers, Jeremy Gross, Avram Goldberg, Kelley Arbeene, Alan Bishop, Meredith Lerner Moghimi, Donna Marie Albertelli Collins, Jim Salerno, Henry Marcucella III, Happy Birthday to Jordan Cottier,Happy 12th Birthday to Jalessa Celli, Happy 13th Birthday to Matthew DiDomenico

Sent in by our readers!

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Somerville Speakup Line: Clarendon Hill’s Future

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

I need this put out for Clarendon:

It is our jobs as humans, to take care of each other, to take care of our families, ourselves, and to take care of our communities. It is our job to protect ourselves from losing control of our cities, and keep watch on them. It is our job to make them better, but also to fight against those who threaten to take our community values away from us.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, January 29, the 29th day of 2018 with 336 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:01 and sunset is @ 4:52. 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: 1728 – John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera was first performed at Lincoln’s Inn Fields Theatre, London.

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Katjana Ballantyne Alderman Ward 7, Somerville President, Board of Aldermen:Important Upcoming Meetings

There are many important upcoming meetings which I’d like to highlight in this posting. Note “community meetings” (don’t appear on the city website), so I try to include those I believe are of interest to constituents based on their input. You’ll find many in this posting, however not all.

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