Dear Friends & Somerville,
Over the next few months, my friends from the Somerville Kiwanis Club are implementing a school supply drive program to help less fortunate children and families to be ready for the new school year starting September, 2018 and they need your help. Continue reading Kiwanis of Somerville School Supply Drive – Donation Request
When: Saturday, June 23 from 9am-5pm
Where: Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence, 186 Highland Avenue, Somerville, 02143
What: The Little Sisters are having a rummage sale that will include home décor, furniture, clothing, antiques, and more! Continue reading Sharing the Vision of St. Jeanne Jugan 150th Anniversary in the U.S.A.
By Pam McLaughlin
On Wednesday June 20th I experienced an extraordinary scene from my living room windows.
I have lived at the Faulkner building ever since it opened in 1978. It was about 8 o’clock as the sun was about to set when I glanced out of my window from my upstairs apartment: I have a magnificent view from Charlestown to Fenway Park. Continue reading A HEAVENLY LIGHT
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, June 21, the 172nd day of 2018 with 193 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:24. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1404 – Owain Glyndwr established a Welsh Parliament at Machynlleth and was crowned Prince of Wales. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
SOMERVILLE – Join the Somerville Arts Council and ArtsUnion in the Union Square Plaza on Saturday, June 30 for a nighttime artisan and flea market featuring live music by local artists from 5 to 10 p.m. Continue reading Night Time Artisan Market, Live Music, in Union Square Plaza June 30
A meeting on possible future regulations for short-term rentals will be held on Thursday, July 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Argenziano School cafeteria, 290 Washington St. This meeting is being held instead of one planned for June 21. Continue reading Second of Two Short-term Rentals Community Discussion Rescheduled for July 19
Dear Dr. Rizkallah, and others to whom you have copied these emails,
After consulting with a couple of my colleagues and the Mayor’s Office, I see no reason to postpone the Public Hearing on the Demolition Review Ordinance. So it will be held on July 9.
Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang’s Response to Dr. Rizkallah Regarding Demolition Ordnance Public Hearing Date
A meeting held at state house with minimal public input on the Transfer tax. Are property owners going to allow another tax by the Curtatone Administration. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: We Are Somerville Important Notice
By Jessica Turner
I would like to know what exactly Are the values of our City? Our State?
We have so many things going on. One minute we’re fighting for housing, the next we’re fighting for immigrant rights in a sanctuary city. Continue reading Politicians Care About Not Separating Children From Their Parents, But Only At The Border