Connections: A Newsletter from the Somerville Public Schools – February 27, 2015

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Think warm summer months, and stop in at the 2015 Summer Camps and Activities Fair on Wednesday, March 4th, to learn about
local summer options for your kids. Learn more about this event under What’s Happening.
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Somerville Council on Aging Weekly Press & Organizational Updates & Information

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2-27-15
UPCOMING EVENTS

Working with Mosaics – Tuesdays, March 3rd & Tuesday, March 10th – 10:00 A.M. at our Cross Street Center located at 165 Broadway. Hands-on workshop with Artist Emily Bhargava of Connectionlab. This is a free workshop & space is limited to 10 – for additional information or to sign up for the workshop, please call Janine Lotti at 617-625-6600, Ext. 2300.
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The Somervillen Voice

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Heres two of the topics that we are working on this week:
“It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know?” and “Favoritism at it’s Best or Just Plain Petrified!”
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Somerville:Parking Ban Updates, Snow Info Thurs. 2/26

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Please note that a citywide parking ban remains in effect meaning that all cars must park on the odd-numbered side of the street unless otherwise posted. HOWEVER parking is now permitted on both sides of the following streets ONLY (unless otherwise posted).
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, February 27, the 58th day of 2015 with 307 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:24 and sunset is @ 5:30. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mercury, & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1801 – The District of Columbia was placed under the jurisdiction of Congress.
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ALERT: Zoning Overhaul Public Hearing & Quick Guide for Chamber members

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ALERT: The Planning Board and Board of Aldermen’s Land Use Committee will hold the Zoning Overhaul Public Hearing on (198429) the adoption of a New Zoning Ordinance to supersede the current Zoning Ordinance as originally adopted in 1990 at
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Beacon Hill Roll Call Volume 40 – Report No. 8 February 27, 2015

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By Bob Katzen

THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives’ votes on roll calls from prior sessions on the debate on joint House-Senate operating rules for 2015-2016. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week.
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Letter to Editor: THANKFUL SOMERVILLE CITIZEN

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I RECENTLY HAD THE NEED TO TRAVEL FROM MY SOMERVILLE HOME TO MT AUBURN HOSPITAL. I CHOSE A ROUTE FROM SOMERVILLE AVENUE ONTO MASS AVENUE, CAMBRIDGE, THEN THROUGH WALDEN STREET AND FAYERWEATHER STREET THROUGH TO THE HOSPITAL.

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Somerville DPW Keeping Intersections Clear

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Somerville Department of Public Works crews are out all week keeping sidewalks and intersections clear for safe travel for our residents.

Somerville COA Belated Valentine’s Celebration at WHYC

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By William Tauro

This past Thursday afternoon close to one hundred local seniors enjoyed a fun filled day overlooking Somerville Harbor at the Somerville Council on Aging’s Annual Valentine’s Celebration at the Winter Hill Yacht Club.
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Somerville Parking Spotsavers

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Photo by Frank Santangelo

A firsthand look at spotsavers collected by the Department of Public that were tying up parking spots along the city streets of Somerville.

Somerville Songwriter Session at Armory Cafe Saturday March 7

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http://www.facebook.com/SomervilleSongwriterSessions.

Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents contemporary folk singer/songwriters in concert on the first Saturday of each month. The Armory Cafe features live music in an intimate setting, a menu featuring sandwiches, soups, desserts and coffees, and plenty of free parking.
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Somerville Neighborhood News Headlines

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Greetings! Below are the latest Somerville Neighborhood News headlines from episode #34. Please help increase our visibility and the reach of our news stories by sharing these stories to your community and members.

There’s no Business like Snow Business
An Update on Snow on Somerville School Roofs
Union Square Update
Somerville Police & Teen Hoop Dreams
Somerville’s Boxing Club and Youth Development

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS THURSDAY, February 26, the 57th day of 2015 with 308 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:25 and sunset is @ 5:28. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mercury, & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
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Parking Ban Updates, Snow Info Wed. 2/25

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Last updated Wed. Feb 25, 10:45 a.m.

Please note that a citywide parking ban remains in effect meaning that all cars must park on the odd-numbered side of the street unless otherwise posted. HOWEVER parking is now permitted on both sides of the following streets ONLY (unless otherwise posted).
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Community Note: Otis St. Playground Renovation Meeting Mar. 3

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Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 1 Alderman Matt McLaughlin, and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD) [Read more…]

How Does Somerville Feel About Space Saving? With Joe Lynch

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We know there are folks who are passionate about this. Tell us how you feel about saving a shoveled out parking space.
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6th Annual Shape-Up Somerville Rec SYRF 5K Rod Race

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SOMERVILLE – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced that the City’s 6th Annual Shape-Up Somerville / Somerville Recreation SYRF 5K Road Race will be held on Sunday, April 19 at 10:30am at the Somerville High School in Somerville

2015 Somerville Summer Camps and Activities Fair to be Held March 4, 2015 at Arthur D. Healey School

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Somerville, MA – Families with children and teens of all ages in Somerville are invited to the 2015 Somerville Summer Camps and Activities Fair, which will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:00pm at the Arthur D. Healey School. [Read more…]

Somerville Chamber of Commerce: RSVP Business After Hours March 5th

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Please join us at the Chamber’s next

Business After Hours
5-7 PM, Thursday, March 5, 2015
Olde Magoun’s Saloon
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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, February 25, the 56th day of 2015 with 309 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 6:27 and sunset is @ 5:27. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Mercury, & Saturn. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
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What’s New in Ward 2 with Maryann Heuston

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Heads up!

Tonight’s Flood Forum Committee meeting has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for mid March. I’ll be sure to let you know when a firm date has been set.
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Parking Ban Updates, Snow Info Tues. 2/24

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Last updated Tues. Feb 24, 8:10 p.m.

Please note that a citywide parking ban remains in effect meaning that all cars must park on the odd-numbered side of the street unless otherwise posted. HOWEVER parking is now permitted on both sides of the following streets ONLY (unless otherwise posted).
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Somerville Fire Chief Inspects Fire Hydrants Around City

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By William Tauro

Photo:Chief Kevin Kelleher at Clarendon Hill Towers Apartments on Tuesday.
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Advertising Opportunities at Veterans and Founders Memorial Ice Skating Rinks

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