Our condolences go out to the Ronga family for the recent passing of Louie Ronga of Laronga Bakery of Somerville.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Louie Ronga of Somerville’s Laronga Bakery
Greetings all – I am pleased to announce that I’ll be participating again in Somerville Open Studios and would love it if you would stop by and see my latest work!
Continue reading Somerville Opens Studios
Dollars Disappear into Thin Air as Natural Gas Seeps Out through Our Streets
Somerville, MA – Massachusetts consumers pay millions each year for wasted, harmful methane gas that leaks from pipes beneath our streets. The amount of gas seeping out in Greater Boston alone could heat 200,000 homes. Continue reading Somerville Mothers Raise a Stink About Gas Leaks
Our condolences go out to the Botelho family for the loss of Manuel who sadly passed away this past Monday.
Continue reading Somerville Remembering Manuel Richard “Chocolates/Chick” Botelho
God love you guys at Speak Up Line,
It took an everyday kindhearted DPW worker to reach out and help find a remedy to help out the homeless and the many less fortunate in Somerville who’s families struggle everyday to find shelter, a little warmth as well as food with a couple of blessing boxes.
Continue reading Letter to the Editor:”Hello am I missing something here?”
“This film will break your heart, but you need to watch it anyway. When you see what’s going on in Syria, it’s a shock to the human conscience.”
Cries from Syria
Mayor Curtatone weighs in on Washington Post Article :Scott Pruitt calls for an ‘exit’ from the Paris accord, sharpening the Trump White House’s climate rift
“Oh, hell no. We cannot go back on the Paris climate agreement.”
Continue reading Curtatone “I certainly hope President Trump enjoys Mar-a-Lago while it’s still above water.”
No one likes to pay bills, but if you have to pay them, it helps when the process is easy. You can pay real estate taxes, water and sewer bills, parking tickets, library fines and excise taxes at somervillema.gov/payonline. Fun! You can also use that page for vital statistics (birth, death and marriage certificates) and to purchase white-goods stickers and parking permits.
Manager of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
Facilities Laborer, Parks and Recreation
School Nurse (per diem), Health and Human Services
Lifeguard, Recreation Department
Continue reading Open Positions with the City of Somerville
As part of Week of the Young Child, Somerville will hold a special celebration for wee tots and their parents. There will be music, activities and remarks from the mayor, all geared toward young children. All are invited to participate.
When/where: Thurs., April 27, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at City Hall, 93
At the time of this writing, there were 53 businesses in Assembly Row looking to hire. Learn about these opportunities at the Assembly Row Spring Job Fair. Continue reading Assembly Row Spring Job Fair, 4/26
The Council on Aging is hosting a dance and party for those celebrating their 50th (or greater) anniversary. 50th anniversary couples are free, and it’s $20 per person for friends and family. Continue reading Somerville COA 50th Anniversary Dance and Celebration, 4/24
Join other volunteers in your neighborhood to help plant flowers, weed and clean up after a long winter. Then, enjoy a barbecue, a special egg hunt and other activities. Continue reading Somerville Spring Cleanup, Barbecue and Special Egg Hunt, 4/22
As part of the Beacon Street Reconstruction Project, the protected bike lane will be CLOSED for the season. Detour routes may be found on the project page.
Eversource crews began work this month between Washington Street and the Cambridge line. Continue reading Construction Season Returns In Somerville
The first ever SustainaVille Week includes U.N.-style climate talks, environmental story time for kids, a film screening, Continue reading SustainaVille Week Is April 22 to 28
Somerville residents will notice a number of infrastructure projects this season, according to Mayor Joe Curtatone. Continue reading Somerville Mayor Talks Construction Season
ResiStat meetings provide an opportunity to meet the Mayor, other elected officials, and City staff, learn about important news and projects in your neighborhood and across Somerville, meet neighbors and, if you’re early, enjoy some refreshments. Continue reading Somerville Spring ResiStat Meetings
The Somerville High School Robotics team will compete this month against groups from the United States, Taiwan, France, Canada and the Netherlands at the FIRST Robotics Competition championships in St. Louis. Continue reading Somerville High School Robotics Team Goes to World Championships
GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS FRIDAY, April 21, the 111th day of 2017 with 254 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:53 and sunset is @ 7:31. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Saturn & Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN: 753 BC – Today is the traditional date of the foundation of Rome. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer
This pig was taken from my parents home in somerville. It has great sentimental value to me and is worth nothing to the person who took it. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Missing Somerville Pig