Katjana Ballantyne Alderman Ward 7, President, Board of Aldermen:Ward 7 & Somerville – Meetings & Notices

There are many important upcoming meetings which I’d like to highlight in this email. 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 email, however not all.

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Tufts University a top producer of Fulbright students in 2017-18

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 7, 2018)—Tufts University is among the country’s top producers of Fulbright U.S. Students, with 11 Tufts students earning Fulbright awards for the 2017-18 academic year. This is the second consecutive year that Tufts has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students.

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Somerville-Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Overhaul Scheduled for ‪March 13‬

After multiple years of community process, the Administration has officially submitted the proposed Zoning Overhaul to the Board of Aldermen. Members of the public are invited to attend a public hearing by the Somerville Planning Board and the Board of Aldermen’s Land Use Committee on Tuesday, March 13, at 6 p.m., to provide feedback. Continue reading Somerville-Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Overhaul Scheduled for ‪March 13‬

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, March 09, the 68th day of 2018 with 297 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:07 and sunset is @ 5:42. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1454 – Amerigo Vespucci was born in Florence, Italy. Matthias Ringmann, a German mapmaker, named the American continent in his honor. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

Letter to the Editor:Somerville BOA FYI Cambridge City Councilors Shot Down First Right on Tuesday Night So Get It Right!

While watching the good Alderman from Ward 5 speak this evening on T.V. the BOA meeting. He discussed both issues mentioned he failed to state a fact that the first right of refusal was shot down in Cambridge.

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