Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Robert(Bob)Haines on his passing.
Robert(Bob)Haines was a wonderful person who will be sadly missed here in both Somerville and Medford. Continue reading Somerville/Medford Remembering Robert(Bob)Haines
By Bob Katzen
The Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities held a virtual hearing on legislation that would require public buildings and places of public accommodation to provide a private or semi-private diaper changing station accessible to all caretakers of children, Continue reading MANDATORY DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS
By Bob Katzen
Another measure before the Judiciary Committee that was also filed by Rep. Jones would prohibit Level 3 sex offenders, unless they are legally related, from “renting, residing or otherwise occupying a single-family dwelling or a unit in a multi-family dwelling with another level 3 sex offender.” Continue reading PROHIBIT UNRELATED LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING TOGETHER
By Bob Katzen
The Judiciary Committee held a virtual hearing on a bill that would eliminate the current 43-year statute of limitations for criminal claims by a victim of child indecent assault and battery or rape. Current law requires victims to report the crime within 27 years of turning 16. Continue reading STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
By Bob Katzen
The Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy held a virtual hearing on legislation that would require all new buildings to be constructed to be able to accommodate rooftop solar panels and requires the solar panels to be installed on Continue reading REQUIRE ALL NEWLY CONSTRUCTED BUILDINGS TO BE “SOLAR READY”
Miraglia, Stephanie Jane (Marchio) – 73, A lifelong resident of Somerville passed away suddenly at home on December 4, 2021.
She was the beloved wife of the late Paul J. Mirgalia. Continue reading Somerville/Medford Remembering Stephanie Jane Miraglia May 20, 1948 – December 04, 2021
Saturdays • Dec 4 – April 16 • 9:30am-1:30pm • 9:30-10am Seniors & Immunocompromised • 191 Highland Ave Continue reading Saturdays at the Somerville Winter Farmers Market!
Take a Brief Survey to Help Somerville Prepare for Natural Hazards
The City of Somerville and Metropolitan Area Planning Council invite you to take a brief survey to help the City prepare for natural hazards like flooding, extreme heat, and intense storms. Continue reading Help Somerville Prepare for Natural Hazards
LUCREZIANO, Josephine M. – Of Somerville December 8, 2021.
Beloved wife of the late Cosmo Lucreziano.
Loving mother of Anthony Lucreziano of Somerville, Andrea Ciccarelli and her husband Robert of Woburn. Continue reading Somerville/Medford Remembering Josephine M. Lucreziano
Collaboration supports the city’s Accelerating Reinvestment in our Communities program
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2021 – The City of Somerville, MA, announced today that it is working with The Democracy Collaborative, an economic policy research and development organization, to help the city design its Accelerating Reinvestment in our Community (ARC) initiative. Continue reading Somerville Partners with Democracy Collaborative to Build Community Wealth
The Somerville Arts Council (SAC) is offering a second round of grant support to local Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) artists to support new individual work, as well as creative initiatives such as establishing galleries and performance spaces. Continue reading Second Round of BIPOC Arts Grants Now Available
Local artists who are interested in providing public artwork for the MBTA’s Traction Power Substation Building (pictured above) at the Gilman Square Green Line station are encouraged to submit project proposals to the Somerville Arts Council by January 17, 2022. Continue reading Local Artists Sought For Gilman Square Station Project
COVID-19 Remembrance, 12/18
The COVID-19 remembrance ceremony originally planned for December 11, will now be held on the rain date of Saturday, December 18.
Continue reading Covid Remembrance Ceremony Moved to Rain Date
Want to help shape the future of Gilman Square? Consider applying to be a member of the civic advisory committee. Continue reading Gilman Square Civic Advisory Committee Members Sought
As Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone prepares to leave office at the end of his ninth term as Mayor, he will give a farewell address to the Somerville community. Continue reading Mayor Curtatone to Deliver Farewell Address Monday, December 20
On Friday, December 10th, we were made aware of a concerning post on a student’s SnapChat account that included a non-specific threat. We notified the Somerville Police Department and, as a precaution, we also made the decision to keep students inside during their lunch periods. We did not put the school into any type of secure-and-hold as the threat was non-specific. Continue reading Unspecified Somerville School Threat Emailed To Parents