The depths of the suffering borne by the people of Haiti in recent decades — whether hunger, disease, natural disaster, or economic crisis – seems fathomless. But the gauntlet of hardship faced by this island nation has not extinguished the spirit of its people. Continue reading Mayor’s Statement on Earthquake in Haiti —
The deadline to register to vote or update your party affiliation or address for the September 14 preliminary election is Wednesday, August 25, at 8 p.m. Massachusetts voters have the option to register online or via a paper form. Continue reading Reminder: Register to Vote in the September 14 Preliminary Election by August 25
As a reminder, three of Somerville’s polling places have been relocated as of the current 2021 election cycle. All other polling locations will remain in the same location as they were in 2020. Before voting in the September 14 preliminary election, don’t forget to double-check your polling location. Continue reading Three Somerville Polling Locations Relocated in 2021, Five Polling Places that Moved in 2020 Remain at Same Locations
By William Tauro
This is a photo of one of many 100 year old underground colapsed chimneys throughout the City of Somerville that have failed and caused most of the tremendous amount of water buildup resulting in street flooding, basement flooding and destruction of properties throughout the city. I would like to thank Christine Carlino of Somerville for this photo which actually has a pretty big story to tell. Continue reading Photo Of One Of Many Collapsed Sewage Drainage Chimneys Throughout The City That Needs Replacing
Dear Representative Barber, Mayor Curtatone, City Councilors, and Mayoral Candidates,
My name is Christine Carlino. I’ve met all of you at various points over the last few years. I am one of the two co-chairs of the Gilman Square Neighborhood Association. I’m writing to you to discuss the flooding issues in our community. I have provided photographs below of what we experienced in our neighborhood today as well as footage that has been shared on social media. Continue reading Flooding in Gilman Square/East Somerville
The Somerville Board of Health (BOH) approved a face-covering mandate for all indoor public spaces at its August 19 meeting that is in effect as of Friday, August 20. The mandate applies to anyone two or older, and face coverings can be removed when people are actively eating or drinking. Continue reading Public Indoor Face Covering Mandate in Place in Somerville
Please join William “Billy” Tauro and the great members of the Winter Hill Yacht Club on Wednesday September 22 from 12:00Noon-2:00PM for lunch and entertainment at Somerville’s Winter Hill Yacht Club located at 500 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145. Continue reading Somerville Senior’s and Veteran’s Fall Luncheon at the Winter Hill Yacht Club
It’s extremely hard for immigrants that come here legally from other countries to live in the United States and work towards the American Dream. It’s extremely even more difficult for them to return to their native country to visit with family and to take care of elderly parents who may suffer from ailments especially when they’re ￼over 4,600 miles away in many cases. Our system is broken, especially here in Somerville!￼ Continue reading Tauro, “I Will Be A Mayor For All!”
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Robert J. “Bob” Baxter on his passing.
Robert J. “Bob” Baxter was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Robert J. “Bob” Baxter
Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Moemin Eldeb on his passing.
Moemin Eldeb was a wonderful person who has been taken from this world much too soon. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Moemin Eldeb