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Healey Schoolyard community meeting
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Healey Schoolyard community meeting

Last Thursday, November 7, city officials and residents gathered at the Arthur D. Healey School's cafeteria to discuss the layout, features and...

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City responds to Condominium Conversion Ordinance flyer
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City responds to Condominium Conversion Ordinance flyer

Below please find a response by the City of Somerville Housing Division provided to address the content of a flyer produced by the Somerville...

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DCR developing design for Draw Seven Park
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DCR developing design for Draw Seven Park

In an effort to restore natural open space, improve and create trail connections, and increase climate resiliency, the Massachusetts Department of...

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Victor’s Deli, a Somerville favorite, is closing its doors
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Victor’s Deli, a Somerville favorite, is closing its doors

The Moccia family, proprietors of Ball Square's iconic eatery, Victor's Deli, has made the following announcement confirming that it is ceasing...

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Six tips for accessing local affordable housing resources
News 3 months ago
Six tips for accessing local affordable housing resources

The cost of housing in Cambridge and Somerville keeps going up, and Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is increasingly hearing requests to...

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Newstalk – October 30
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Newstalk – October 30

Happy Halloween to everyone! We hope everyone out there is careful driving tomorrow night when children will be out trick or treating. Be safe! On...

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Income-restricted rental unit available: 100 Fellsway West
News 4 months ago
Income-restricted rental unit available: 100 Fellsway West

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), in collaboration with the Craig Corporation are...

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Somerville Community Greening Celebration
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Somerville Community Greening Celebration

The Somerville Community Growing Center and Somerville Garden Club welcome you to join us for their Somerville Community Greening Celebration. On...

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Somerville Seeking Residents to Serve on City’s Urban Forestry Committee
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Somerville Seeking Residents to Serve on City’s Urban Forestry Committee

(photo courtesy Google Maps) The City of Somerville is currently seeking applicants for a member of the public with expertise in urban forestry to...

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Community Preservation Committee invites public comment on CPA funds
News 4 months ago
Community Preservation Committee invites public comment on CPA funds

Community invited to public hearing October 23. As the City of Somerville prepares to award Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds for Fiscal Year...

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Somerville seeking residents to serve on city’s Urban Forestry Committee
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Somerville seeking residents to serve on city’s Urban Forestry Committee

The City of Somerville is currently seeking applicants for a member of the public with expertise in urban forestry to join the Urban Forestry...

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Community Media Week schedule of events: October 20 – 27
News 4 months ago
Community Media Week schedule of events: October 20 – 27

In 2017, the Somerville City Council passed a proclamation to designate October 20 officially as Community Media Day and is meant to ensure that...

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Somerville Heroes: Community Contributors
News 4 months ago
Somerville Heroes: Community Contributors

We start each City Council meeting with moments of silence for community members who have passed away. Some people we discuss are public figures,...

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Public officials and general public meet to discuss airplane noise issues
News 4 months ago
Public officials and general public meet to discuss airplane noise issues

The ongoing problem of excessive airplane noise generated by flights coming out of Logan airport remains a subject of concern for both public...

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Community Media Week
News 5 months ago
Community Media Week

Somerville Media Center is celebrating all aspects of community media locally with Community Media Week, October 20 through October 27. Community...

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Fall 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings
News 5 months ago
Fall 2019 ResiStat Community Meetings

ResiStat Meetings for All Seven Wards Will Be Held in the Month of October Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the City Council invite residents to...

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Somerville marijuana retail host community agreements announced
News 5 months ago
Somerville marijuana retail host community agreements announced

Somerville City Council President Katjana Ballantyne, who is serving as Acting Mayor for the Host Community Agreement process for marijuana retail...

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Public Officials Should Support Fair and Equitable Airplane Noise Dispersion
News 5 months ago
Public Officials Should Support Fair and Equitable Airplane Noise Dispersion

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Dis-Assembled
News 5 months ago
Dis-Assembled

Another one bites the dust. Kmart, in Assembly Square Marketplace, if it's still called that, is closing. Just another part of our past that will...

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Union Square revitalization builds momentum with approvals
News 5 months ago
Union Square revitalization builds momentum with approvals

The Somerville Times Historical Fact of the Week - September 11 While the Boston area's real estate market continues to expand, financial forecasts...

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Public hearing on final land transfer needed for D2 parcel development in Union Square
News 5 months ago
Public hearing on final land transfer needed for D2 parcel development in Union Square

The Somerville City Council Finance Committee of the Whole invites all interested community members to attend and speak at a Public Hearing on the...

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Task Force releases recommendations for creating more open space in Somerville
News 5 months ago
Task Force releases recommendations for creating more open space in Somerville

Recommendations to be discussed at September 4 City Council Committee meeting The City of Somerville Open Space Creation Task Force recently...

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City Seeking Applicants for 3 Health and Human Services Commissions
News 5 months ago
City Seeking Applicants for 3 Health and Human Services Commissions

The City of Somerville is seeking to fill vacancies on three commissions under the purview of the Health and Human Services Department: the Human...

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Planning Board approves Union Square phase one revitalization project
News 6 months ago
Planning Board approves Union Square phase one revitalization project

The D2 block is phase one of several phases. The completed project will include eleven green open spaces on 3.6 acres of the total 15-acre...

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Letter to the Editor – Powder House Blvd.
News 6 months ago
Letter to the Editor – Powder House Blvd.

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Documentary Screening at the Cambridge Public Library, Sept. 3
News 6 months ago
Documentary Screening at the Cambridge Public Library, Sept. 3

Weiying Olivia Huang, Director/Producer (left), and Mengyuan Lin, Cinematographer/Editor (right) ~Photo credit: Ru Fang Grolier Poetry Book Shop:...

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