3RD ANNUAL MAYOR’S FITNESS CHALLENGE KICKS OFF MARCH 31ST

Monday, March 26, 2012

SOMERVILLE - The City's 3rd annual "Mayor's Fitness Challenge" will kick off with an event on Saturday, March 31st at the Somerville High School field house, 81 Highland Ave.  The Fitness Challenge encourages community members to pledge to embody the Shape Up Somerville motto, "Eat Smart, Play Hard, Move More," by making smarter food choices and increasing daily physical activity.  Individuals may participate in one of two ways:  1) by forming or joining teams of up to 10 people.

RESISTAT OFFERS CHANCE TO WIN SPOTS ON MAYOR’S PERSONAL FITNESS CHALLENGE TEAM

Monday, March 19, 2012

SOMERVILLE – With the March 31st kick-off of the City’s third annual Fitness Challenge less than two weeks away, Mayor Joseph Curtatone has announced that the City’s ResiStat program is offering Somerville residents up to three positions on his personal fitness challenge team.  One of the staples of the Fitness Challenge, which encourages community members to embody the Shape Up Somerville motto, "Eat Smart, Move More," is

TRAFFIC & PARKING DEPT TO PILOT BACK-IN ANGLED PARKING IN UNION SQUARE

Monday, March 19, 2012

SOMERVILLE -
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Acting Transportation and Parking Director Matthew Dias announced today that the City will be seeking to install back-in, angled parking along Bow Street in Union Square. The Bow Street installation, which would begin in May, will add 22
new spaces and increase the street's metered parking by 90 percent. At the same time, the change will greatly improve safety and
visibility for drivers as well as for pedestrians and bicyclists.

SPD vs. SFD Annual "Guns n' Hoses" Hockey Game Set for 3/30

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The
annual "Guns N' Hoses" hockey game, between the Somerville Police Department
and the Somerville Fire Department, will be held this year on Friday. March 30th
at 7:00 p.m. at the Veteran's Memorial Rink on Somerville Avenue.  In its 10th year, the theme is "The
Youth of Somerville," and, fittingly, proceeds from the game will benefit the
Somerville Youth Hockey Association. 
Mayor Joseph A.

MAYOR CURTATONE ANNOUNCES LOCAL JOBS ADVISORY PANEL

Monday, March 05, 2012
SOMERVILLE - Mayor Joseph A.
Curtatone announced today that he had established a new advisory group to assist
the City in the development and implementation of programs designed to encourage
and support efforts by area employers to hire local residents.  To be known as the Somerville Jobs Advisory
Committee (SJAC), the eleven-member panel will begin meeting later this
month.  The group will examine best
practices for matching local job candidates to local training and hiring opportunities
as a service for both residents and employers.

WOMEN’S COMMISSION TO HONOR LOCAL WOMAN, ORGANIZATION FOR BEST

Thursday, March 01, 2012

SOMERVILLE - The
Somerville Health Department and the Office of Somerville Commissions announce
that this year's award recipients for "Best Service Provider to Women" by the
Somerville Commission for Women will be CASPAR and the "Somerville Woman of
Excellence" award will be presented to Regina Bertholdo of the Parent
Information Center in the Somerville Public Schools.  Awards will be presented at the upcoming
reception honoring Women's History Month, held at the Lowell Street Visiting
Nurses' Association (VNA) on March 21st.   Awards

SOMERVILLE LIBRARY TO HOST CELEBRATION, PERFORMANCE FOR DICKENS’ 200th BIRTHDAY

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

SOMERVILLE - The Somerville
Public Library invites all interested residents to attend a unique birthday
celebration in honor of Charles Dickens, who would have been 200 this
year.  In honor of the literary giant,
the Central Branch Library, at 79 Highland Ave., will host a performance by
Somerville actor, director, choreographer and teacher, Albert Cremin, entitled,
Introducing Mr.

“LOVE TOTE” PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Sunday, February 05, 2012

SOMERVILLE - Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone will present winners of the "It's the Love Tote" Photo Contest with Certificates of Exemplary Zero-Sortness on Tuesday, February 7th at 4:00 p.m.

MAYOR ACCEPTS “FRIENDLY” SUPERBOWL CHALLENGE FROM SOMERVILLE NEW JERSEY

Thursday, February 02, 2012

SOMERVILLE - Fresh from recent victories in the WFNX FM "My
Song is Better than Your Song" Battle of the Mayors, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone has
accepted a Superbowl challenge from Somerville, NJ Mayor Brian Gallagher.  Gallagher has offered to wear a New England
Patriots jersey at one of his city's official public meetings "if the Patriots
could somehow win this game," said Somerville, NJ Administrator Kevin Sluka.  In return, Mayor Curtatone is expected to wear
a New York Giants jersey if New York prevails in Sunday's NFL championship
game.

TRAFFIC AND PARKING NOW ACCEPTS CREDIT CARDS FOR ALL TRANSACTIONS

Monday, January 09, 2012

SOMERVILLE - Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Director of Traffic and Parking Matthew Dias announce that major credit cards, Visa, MasterCard and Discover, are now accepted at Traffic and Parking for all transactions in an effort to improve customer service and respond to customer feedback. 

Morse-Kelley Playground Mural Community Meeting 1/17

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 3 Alderman Tom Taylor invite all interested residents to a community meeting to discuss a planned mural for Morse-Kelley Playground, which is currently under construction.  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 17th at the Dormition of the Virgin Mary ("Greek Church") Hall, located at 29 Central Street, and will begin at 7:00 p.m. 

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