Update on Tufts Partnership Agreement Negotiations Community Meeting, March 5

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Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and members of the Tufts Partnership Negotiating Committee invite residents to a community meeting on Thursday, March 5, for an update on the current status of negotiations with Tufts University about a new Partnership Agreement between the City and the University.

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Somerville Office of Housing Stability to Launch Section 8 Voucher Incentive Program

0A2BAEA1-1829-407C-8D3B-F112ABA10E1B“SomerVIP” launches March 4 with community event. Program offers incentives, technical support for landlords and realtors who lease to residents holding vouchers.

The Office of Housing Stability and the Somerville Homeless Coalition are launching SomerVIP, its Section 8 Voucher Incentive Program, and invite all community members to a kickoff event on Wednesday, March 4 to learn more, including how landlords and realtors can receive incentives and technical support through the program. Continue reading Somerville Office of Housing Stability to Launch Section 8 Voucher Incentive Program

Somerville Working In Reverse

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By Arthur Moore
Somerville is working in reverse as usual.

Back to the problems of Winter Hill again since the implementation of a badly designed road diet for Winter Hill that has raised havoc to the area and the council members and traffic department and mayor that have gone into hiding and ignoring one of the biggest screw ups to Winter Hill there has ever been. Continue reading Somerville Working In Reverse

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, February 28, the 59th day of 2020 with 307 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:22 and sunset is @ 5:31. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 1827 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the first railroad incorporated for commercial transportation of people and freight. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

From The Desk of Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn:Broadway Bridge Opening scheduled now July 2020. Reasons for the delay

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Broadway Bridge Opening scheduled now July 2020. Reasons for the delay:

Problem 1
The former gas station had tanks that during bridge construction were found to be seeping onto the bridge construction area.
Continue reading From The Desk of Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn:Broadway Bridge Opening scheduled now July 2020. Reasons for the delay

The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Processed with MOLDIVProcessed with MOLDIVHappy Birthday to a number of Villens celebrating their birthdays this week in the Ville and around the Square! Happy Birthday to Terri Medeiros, Courtney Hooson, Jamie Love, Amanda Roderick, judith medeiros, anthony michael savoia, rod kreimeyer, Rick Arden, Alexandria Salvia, David Mangan, Donald Arbeene, Sarah Macone, Jeanne Niven, Lu Alves, Rick Donegan, Bobby Travers, Marie DiRusso Almas, stephanie travassos, jonathan james jolicoeur, Joe Voutour, dana iacopucci, Sean Fitzgerald, Maria Natalina, Walter King, Hazel Evans, dominic dipietro, Happy 12th Birthday to Julian Alves, Happy 68th Birthday to Mr. D’Agostino, Happy 18th Birthday to Tea Desmond, Happy 75th Ignacia Neira Henderson and Happy 90th Birthday to Jim Fitzgerald!

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Continue reading The Somerville/Medford News Weekly Favorite Birthday Photos of the Week

Hotline to the Underground…the clubs, the music, the independent films, all the action in the area!

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By Joe Viglione

*Michael Douglas photo in Medford, 2-23-2020 by Visual Radio Director Paul Norman

February 24, 2020

Well, we certainly had fun at the Michael Bloomberg campaign event in Medford on 2-23-2020 with the best actor winner at the Oscars for 1988’s Wall Street. Mr. Douglas had previously won as a co-producer in 1976 for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Continue reading Hotline to the Underground…the clubs, the music, the independent films, all the action in the area!