Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Catherine A. (O’Connell) Young on her passing.
Catherine A. (O’Connell) Young was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in Somerville. Continue reading Somerville Remembering Catherine A. (O’Connell)Young
By Richard J. Scirocco
As a United States citizen, it is your right! It is a civic duty as a citizen to assist in deciding who will best represent the community for the betterment of all. It is an honest reason to display how you have faith to support someone you believe in. Continue reading Why Bother to Vote? Because Somerville’s Future is on the Line!
By Judy Locchi Jacobs
As most of you know, I have been writing as a volunteer for Somerville News Weekly since 2017.
Continue reading Why I believe Billy Tauro is the right candidate for Somerville—
City to Hold Flu Vaccination Clinics
First two clinics scheduled for Oct. 13 and Oct. 23
Pre-clinic registration required
SOMERVILLE, MA – The City of Somerville has set up two free flu vaccination clinics for residents in October that will be open by appointment. Additional dates will be added through the fall and winter and will be posted on somervillema.gov/flu. Residents are strongly encouraged to get the vaccine to protect their health as well as to support the community’s efforts to lessen the impacts of both influenza and the coronavirus. Continue reading SOMERVILLE FLU CLINIC DETAILS & SCHEDULE
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Somerville Commission for Women, and RESPOND Inc. invite residents to join them for the annual Domestic Violence Vigil on Tuesday, October 26, to remember and honor those who lost their lives to domestic violence in 2021. The vigil will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. at Statue Park in Davis Square.
Continue reading Somerville Annual Domestic Violence Vigil, 10/26
Voters have until Wednesday, October 13, to register to vote or update their voter information for the Tuesday, November 2 election. In this election, voters in Somerville will cast ballots for Mayor of Somerville; four City Councilor-at-Large seats; Ward City Councilor in Wards 2, 5, and 7; and School Committee Members in Wards 3 and 7. Continue reading Reminder: October 13 Deadline to Register to Vote in November 2 Election
Every 10 years, Massachusetts cities and towns are required to review their population data from the most recent U.S. Census and submit an updated ward and precinct map to the State for approval. The State provides municipalities with strict guidelines that must be followed for this process. An internal working group is collaborating with the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office to propose new ward and precinct boundaries that will be submitted to the City Council for local approval on October 28, 2021. Continue reading Somerville Reprecincting Process Underway: Public Comment Welcome
With domestic violence on the rise in the last year it is essential that action be taken. This month of October honors and brings awareness to the victims of domestic violence. Awareness + Action = Social Change, and this is exactly what Ms. Theresa DiPietro is hoping for through her tireless work as an advocate of domestic violence. Ms. DiPietro sponsored and hosted a Survivors Celebration Event Sunday morning, October 10th, at Renee’s Café in historic Teele Square in Somerville. Breakfast was served to all, paid for by a private donor. Continue reading Spreading Domestic Violence Awareness In Somerville