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REVIEW SNOW EMERGENCY, REMOVAL POLICIES IN ADVANCE OF WINTER WEATHER

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REVIEW SNOW EMERGENCY, REMOVAL POLICIES IN ADVANCE OF WINTER WEATHER
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Residents reminded to familiarize themselves with policies, including parking and shoveling information, at www.somervillema.gov/snow
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Dec 13, 2013
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SOMERVILLE - Try as we may to avoid it, the inevitable New England winter is fast approaching. To help prepare new residents and seasoned veterans, Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone issued a reminder this week to all residents and property owners to review and familiarize yourself with the City's snow removal and snow emergency policies and procedures, which can be found at www.somervillema.gov/snow.

SECOND MEETING SCHEDULED TO REVIEW CITY’S ACCESSIBILITY SELF-EVALUATION PLAN

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SECOND MEETING SCHEDULED TO REVIEW CITY’S ACCESSIBILITY SELF-EVALUATION PLAN
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Second of two public meetings scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3, gather community feedback. Somerville’s Plan praised by State Agency as “the new standard.”
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Sep 18, 2013
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SOMERVILLE - The City of Somerville's ADA Coordinator announced today that the City's second and final public meeting to receive feedback on its report detailing an exhaustive six-month evaluation of the City's accessibility will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3rd, at 6 p.m. in the Aldermanic Chambers at City Hall.

 

 

5th ANNUAL SHAPE UP SOMERVILLE / RECREATION ROAD RACE TO BE HELD APRIL 13

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5th ANNUAL SHAPE UP SOMERVILLE / RECREATION ROAD RACE TO BE HELD APRIL 13
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Annual race extended to full 5K; Children’s “Fun Run” precedes adult race; Refreshments to follow all activities.
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Feb 19, 2014
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SOMERVILLE - The City's annual Shape Up Somerville / Somerville Recreation Road Race will expand for its 5th annual race, jumping from a 2.7-mile road race to a fully-certified 5K. On Sunday, April 13, starting and ending at the Somerville High School concourse, events will begin with a 1-mile children's "Fun Run" at 10:30 a.m., followed by a 5K race at 11 a.m.  Registration is open to all community members at a price of $5 for youth under age 10, and $20 for adults.

DIVE INTO DATA WITH CITY OF SOMERVILLE’S NEW OPEN SOURCE WEBSITE

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DIVE INTO DATA WITH CITY OF SOMERVILLE’S NEW OPEN SOURCE WEBSITE
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Easy to navigate website includes interactive maps and graphs of property values, crime, city revenues, and more
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Feb 18, 2014
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SOMERVILLE - Did you know that Somerville's birth rate surpassed Massachusetts' falling rate a few years back? Or that the city has had a lower unemployment rate than the state and the nation since 2000?

2014 URBAN AGRICULTURE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM NOW SEEKING INTERESTED APPLICANTS

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2014 URBAN AGRICULTURE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM NOW SEEKING INTERESTED APPLICANTS
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2nd annual Ambassador Program train 20 residents in urban food-growing techniques in exchange for volunteer service in urban gardens.
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Feb 13, 2014
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CITY RECEIVES 10 APPLICANTS FOR UNION SQUARE MASTER DEVELOPER

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CITY RECEIVES 10 APPLICANTS FOR UNION SQUARE MASTER DEVELOPER
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Evaluation of developers will identify finalists to be interviewed prior to final proposals
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Feb 06, 2014
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SOMERVILLE - The City of Somerville received 10 responses to the Somerville Redevelopment Authority's Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a Union Square and Boynton Yards master developer partner, with several respondents displaying previous experience of working within existing urban neighborhoods to create new mixed-use, transit-oriented developments.

The master developer partner will work

McCarthy Field Community Meeting 2/26

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McCarthy Field Community Meeting 2/26
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Feb 03, 2014
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Mayor Curtatone and Ward 1 Alderman Matt McLaughlin invite all interested residents to a community meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Capuano Early Childhood Center (150 Glen St) to discuss new lighting plans for the Capuano School / James McCarthy Field. The City is proposing to install new lighting at the Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center Turf Soccer Field in the fall of 2014, but is seeking community input prior to finalizing design plans.

SOMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL VOTED ELIGIBLE BY STATE FOR POSSIBLE RENOVATION OR NEW BUILDING FUNDING

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SOMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL VOTED ELIGIBLE BY STATE FOR POSSIBLE RENOVATION OR NEW BUILDING FUNDING
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Massachusetts School Building Authority’s vote kicks off feasibility process
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Jan 30, 2014
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SOMERVILLE - Somerville is one step closer to a renovated or new high school after the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) voted on Wednesday to invite Somerville Public Schools into MSBA's eligibility period, which is the first step in the application process for State funding for renovation or replacement of the school.

City, State, Youth Agencies Conducting Youth Homelessness Survey

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City, State, Youth Agencies Conducting Youth Homelessness Survey
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Jan 30, 2014
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The City of Somerville, working in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, is conducting a survey of young residents up to age 24 who are currently homeless or may be at risk of becoming homeless. From Jan. 30 through Feb. 5, Massachusetts is conducting its first statewide census of unaccompanied homeless youth who are not in the physical custody or care of a parent or legal guardian and who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.

CITY RECEIVES $100,000 ‘WORKING CITIES’ GRANT FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

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CITY RECEIVES $100,000 ‘WORKING CITIES’ GRANT FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
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Grant to fund innovative job and skills training program for lower-income 18-24-year-olds that uses mobile app and Level Up incentives to drive traditional skills development
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Jan 28, 2014
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SOMERVILLE - Somerville is one of six Massachusetts cities to receive a grant as part of the Working Cities Challenge (WCC), a program designed to fund proposals that will significantly impact the lives of lower-income residents. One of twenty submissions, Somerville's project aims to support out-of-school "youth" aged 18 to 24 through workforce development training that pairs innovative mobile technology and unique partnerships with the local business community with traditional skills development.