Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities Seeks Three Members

Open Positions: Three
Term: Three years
The Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities (SCPD) seeks three new members, and Somerville residents and employees of the City of Somerville are encouraged to apply. Two of the openings must be filled by people who identify as having a disability and one is open to any Somerville resident or City of Somerville employee. Continue reading Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities Seeks Three Members

Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Somerville resident overcomes abusive childhood

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

I Am the Director of My Own Story
By: Janice Perez-Gomez, Somerville

I grew up in a physically and psychologically abusive home where I was told that I was useless and wouldn’t amount to anything. In addition to enduring physical abuse, my family tried to stop me from achieving my dreams of going to college; so, when I turned 18, I left. Continue reading Somerville/Medford News Weekly Speakup Line: Somerville resident overcomes abusive childhood

Affordable Homeownership Opportunity at 13 Alpine Street Now Accepting Applications


Applications are now open for an income-restricted homeownership opportunity at 13 Alpine Street. This two-bedroom unit features one garage parking space, modern kitchen appliances, marble bathroom tile, hardwoord oak flooring, and further modern amenities. Continue reading Affordable Homeownership Opportunity at 13 Alpine Street Now Accepting Applications