Somerville Speakup Line: The gas smell is out of control

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

I have a very long story but short version…National Grid has been doing work as I’m sure you are aware for quite a few months. The gas smell is out of control. I was told once my house was connected to the new meters and the old gas lines were turned off, I wouldn’t smell it anymore by Matt Carmody the construction supervisor. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: The gas smell is out of control

Somerville City Hall’s Political Nonsense, A Chicken In Every Pot

By Arthur Moore

Granted this is early in the game for the upcoming election. I can already see the running for office slogans coming up. The ones used to get themselves voted in. Slogans that are really meaningless as nothing will be done with it. Big one is affordable housing. We already know what that means. Some apartments which can be rented for less money but still not affordable. Continue reading Somerville City Hall’s Political Nonsense, A Chicken In Every Pot

Somerville Speakup Line: Why is it that one of the biggest construction sites in the city at Assembly Row is a no holds barred

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

While the mayor of Somerville is shutting down businesses again for three weeks why is it that one of the biggest construction sites in the city at Assembly Row is a no holds barred. Continue reading Somerville Speakup Line: Why is it that one of the biggest construction sites in the city at Assembly Row is a no holds barred