The City of Somerville announced last month that it will soon offer residents the opportunity to invest in Somerville’s future by purchasing minibonds. Minibonds not only allow purchasers to directly support the community’s collective goals by investing in the financing of some of Somerville’s capital projects, they also enable residents to earn tax-exempt interest.
Continue reading Reminder: Minibond Information Sessions with Neighborly Securities to be held Tuesday, May 15, and Wednesday, May 23
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, May 11, the 131st day of 2018 with 234 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:26 and sunset is @ 7:53. 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: 0330 – Constantinople, previously the town of Byzantium, was founded. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
Deadline for input May 25th at NOON
ALERT!!! Housing Advocates! Renters! 2-family owners in RB zones!!!!
At every meeting the words ‘affordability’ and ‘housing crisis’ are on everyone’s lips. Yet there is a huge issue given little exposure. Continue reading Somerville SPEAKUP Line: Deadline for input May 25th at NOON ALERT!!! Housing Advocates! Renters! 2-family owners in RB zones!!!!
The Boston Herald printed all Somerville employees 2017 earnings today. Everybody in the Dpw wants to know how Mike Browne topped the list at the Dpw at over $140,000. More than Stan and everyone else. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:No Show Hack Tops The Somerville Payroll
TIME CHANGE: Parade steps off from City Hall at 3 p.m.
SOMERVILLE – The 2018 Somerville Veterans Memorial Parade is ready to go for another amazing tribute to our heroes on Sunday, May 20, beginning at 3 p.m. from Somerville City Hall. This will be second year that the parade has been moved from the traditional Sunday on Memorial Day Weekend slot to the Armed Services Weekend, celebrated during the third weekend in May. Continue reading 2018 Somerville Veterans’ Memorial Parade on May 20 to Feature 87 Units, Including 21 Bands and the Return of the Aleppo Shriners
ArtsUnion film festival celebrates local Somerville voices.
SOMERVILLE – The Somerville Arts Council and the Somerville Media Center announce the third annual Cinema Somerville Outdoor Film Festsival, set for Saturday, May 19, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. This outdoor film fest in Union Square Plaza will feature short films about Somerville’s diverse voices. In the event of inclement weather, the film festival will be held inside Somerville Media Center at 90 Union Square Plaza. Continue reading Somerville Arts Council and Somerville Media Center Partner on Cinema Somerville Outdoor Film Festival
Due to current forecasts, Somerville Porchfest has been postponed to Sunday, May 13. Bands begin in West Somerville neighborhoods at noon. For more information, see www.somervilleartscouncil.org/porchfest.