Your Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to invite all riders to an upcoming event to see your 2018 MMA Harley-Davidson Raffle Bike and meet your fellow members and officers of the MMA! We will be on hand to discuss the important issues involving Legislation, Safety, and Education, and yes, Raffle Tickets will also be available should you wish to purchase one (cash or credit)!
Continue reading See your 2018 MMA Raffle Bike at upcoming Shows!
The group will look at strategies to increase internet access and support net neutrality.
SOMERVILLE – The City of Somerville is forming an Internet Access Task Force to explore options to preserve and expand affordable and neutral internet service across the City. Community members interested in serving as members are encouraged to apply. Continue reading SOMERVILLE SEEKS MEMBERS AND ADVISORS FOR INTERNET ACCESS TASK FORCE
Somerville State Representatives Christine Barber, Mike Connolly, and Denise Provost joined their House and Senate colleagues in wearing red on Tuesday, February 6th, at the Caucus of Women Legislators’ Annual Go Red For Women Movement. The event is part of the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women.
The City of Somerville’s Urban Agriculture Ambassador Program (UAAP) is now accepting applications for the 2018 class. The UAAP, which is taught by Somerville-based Green City Growers, offers free training around urban growing techniques to 20 residents each year in exchange for 30 hours of volunteer service in garden projects throughout the city. Continue reading Applications Due March 1 for 2018 Urban Agriculture Ambassador Program
All interested residents are invited to join the Office of Capital Projects and Planning, the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, Ward 3 Alderman Ben Ewen-Campen and Alderman at Large Mary Jo Rossetti for a public meeting on Monday, February 26, to discuss upcoming tree removal as part of the construction process for the new Somerville High School. Continue reading Public Meeting to Discuss Tree Removal for SHS Project, February 26
Members of the public are invited to attend upcoming public meetings and public hearings by the Somerville Planning Board and the Board of Aldermen’s Land Use Committee to provide feedback on the City’s proposed Zoning Overhaul, which was recently submitted to the Board of Aldermen and Planning Board. A public presentation and a public hearing are scheduled as follows, and both are open to the public: Continue reading Zoning Overhaul Public Hearings, Meetings Scheduled for Feb. 13 & March 13
Representative Mike Connolly’s legislation to enable cities and towns to better fund affordable housing programs reached a significant milestone this week with a favorable report form the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government. Continue reading Rep. Connolly’s Real Estate Transfer Fee Legislation Receives Favorable Report
East Somerville Main Streets needs you!
East Somerville Main Steets le necesita!
We would love to invite you to our next meeting on Thursday February 15 at 6:00pm at MudFlat pottery school at 81 Broadway. We will talk about all upcoming events for 2018, and different ways in which you can get involved to make them even more amazing!
Continue reading East Somerville Main Streets Important Community Meeting
9 housing programs and 2 service programs funded through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development award to Somerville-Arlington Continuum of Care.
SOMERVILLE –More than $1.9 million in federal grant funding has been awarded for homeless assistance programs in Somerville and Arlington through the federal Continuum of Care Program Competition, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced this week. Continue reading $1.9 Million Awarded to Combat Homelessness in Somerville and Arlington
As you may know, the Mayor has proposed a comprehensive overhaul to the City’s zoning code. This is a super big deal, as zoning determines what can be built in Somerville. The new code is significantly different from the one we have now.
Continue reading Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang on Proposed Citywide Zoning Overhaul Tuesday Feb 13, 6:00pm
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, February 09, the 40th day of 2018 with 325 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:49 and sunset is @ 5:07. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1825 – The U.S. House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president. No candidate had received a majority of electoral votes. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer