Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:What Would Curtatone Do If Riots Hit Home?

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Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,

What would these liberal progressives do if a riot took place in Somerville and destroyed personal and public property?

Of course, I wouldn’t want that to happen because many of my friends are police officers, but I wonder what Joe and the city council would do. Would he order a stand down? Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:What Would Curtatone Do If Riots Hit Home?

Somerville Announces Additional $1.5 Million for Rental Assistance

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With more than $2 million in CARES Act funds on the way for COVID-19 relief, City earmarks most for tenants in need

SOMERVILLE, MA – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone today announced an additional $1.5 million in rental assistance for Somerville residents experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading Somerville Announces Additional $1.5 Million for Rental Assistance

Collaborative Process Between City & Local Proprietors Sets Higher Safety Standards and June 1 Reopening Date for Somerville Salons & Barber Shops

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Compliant Safety Plans, and adherence to State safety guidelines required;

Blow-drying initially prohibited as safety remains under review

SOMERVILLE, MA – After a collaborative effort by Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, local salon and barbershop owners, the Somerville Board of Health, and City staff, a reopening timeline and safety requirements are now in place for Somerville hair service providers. Continue reading Collaborative Process Between City & Local Proprietors Sets Higher Safety Standards and June 1 Reopening Date for Somerville Salons & Barber Shops

SMC Documentary on Opioid Crisis Wins Hometown Media Award

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“FROM MY HEART TO YOURS”
WINS BEST DOCUMENTARY
BY THE ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA

Video production by Somerville Media Center
focuses on the local impact of the opioid crisis

[SOMERVILLE, MA – June 1, 2020] SMC is pleased and honored to announce that it won Best Documentary in the Access Professional Category of the Alliance for Community Media Hometown Awards for the documentary “From My Heart to Yours”. Continue reading SMC Documentary on Opioid Crisis Wins Hometown Media Award

Suspect Sketch: Somerville Police Seeking Suspect in Shots Fired into Occupied Vehicle Incident

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On 05/25/2020 at 08:44 PM, the Somerville Police Department received several reports of gunfire in the area of Greenville Street and Boston Street. When officers arrived on scene they located evidence indicating that numerous shots had been fired at an occupied vehicle. Continue reading Suspect Sketch: Somerville Police Seeking Suspect in Shots Fired into Occupied Vehicle Incident

Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Plastic Trash Bins vs Metal Trash Cans

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Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,

During this pandemic with all the restaurants closed and the rats not eating in dumpsters, the rat festation is doubling due to the escovating with the Somerville Greenline project the rats are scattering elsewhere to eat. Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Plastic Trash Bins vs Metal Trash Cans

Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Dictator Curtatone Has Spoken

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Bill, I don’t know if your looking for this kind of info but FYI the school Custodians have been back to work full time since May 11th, 40 hours a week. They are doing their regular summer shut down work. I don’t know how the mayor can justify keeping the rest of Somerville closed. Even to this day the barber shops, bars,  restaurants and even churches still remain closed. Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Dictator Curtatone Has Spoken

Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Mayor Open Up City Enough Is Enough!

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Dear Billy T and Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line,

The Farmers Market can open in the city of Somerville but restaurants with outside seating cannot open nor barber shops cannot open and neither can all nail salons or restaurants cannot open are you f****** kidding me? Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line:Mayor Open Up City Enough Is Enough!