2nd Annual Haiti and Brazil Hit the 'Ville Festival is Sun., 10/18 in Union Sq.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

2ND ANNUAL HAITI AND BRAZIL HIT THE ‘VILLE FESTIVAL SUNDAY, Oct. 18
Food, music, arts, kids' activities and more bring two of Somerville's largest communities together.

SOMERVILLE - Somerville's Haitian and Brazilian communities are coming together for "Haiti and Brazil Hit The ‘Ville," a cultural festival on Sunday, Oct. 18, featuring music, dance, food, family-friendly activities and more for the entire community.

Somerville to Host 'Community Conversations' Series on Race and Racism

Sunday, September 27, 2015

SOMERVILLE TO HOST ‘COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS' SERIES ON RACE AND RACISM
Residents invited to share their experiences, concerns, ideas

 

SOMERVILLE -The City of Somerville will host a new round of its Community Conversations Series, focusing on race and racism in light of ongoing national conversations surrounding this topic, beginning on Oct. 5, 2015, Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced today.

Acclaimed LGBTQ Youth Troupe Documentary to be Screened in Cambridge Oct. 15

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY ABOUT BOSTON LGBTQ YOUTH TROUPE TO BE SCREENED IN CAMBRIDGE OCT. 15

SOMERVILLE - The City of Somerville's LGBTQ Community Liaison and the City of Cambridge GLBT Commission are partnering for a special screening of the independent film "The Year We Thought About Love." Released this year, the documentary has screened at film festivals around the world, and now comes to Cambridge for a free screening and Q&A with cast and the filmmaker.

Preliminary Ward 6 City Election on Thursday, September 17

Monday, September 07, 2015

PRELIMINARY CITY ELECTION ON SEPT. 17

Only Ward 6 residents will be voting in preliminary election

SOMERVILLE -The 2015 Preliminary City Election will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, and only residents in Ward 6 will be casting ballots that day.

STEPS Initiative Police Officers to Each Mentor One School Class for 7 Years

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

STEPS Initiative Police Officers to Each Mentor One School Class over 7 year period

Innovative program to foster long-term, beneficial connections and communication between students and law enforcement

SOMERVILLE -- Come this September, the Somerville Police Department will be increasing its presence in the schools, but nobody is in trouble-and the City's new STEPS initiative aims to keep it that way.

Somerville Sunsetters Invite Residents to Remaining 2015 Performances

Sunday, August 16, 2015

SOMERVILLE - Residents are invited to enjoy the remaining
performance dates for the 2015
Somerville Sunsetters season. Led by Somerville
Youth Arts Coordinator Jimmy Del Ponte, the Sunsetters are a traveling youth
music troupe, performing popular show tunes and contemporary pop music hits on city
streets throughout July and August at sunset. The group began in the 1970s,
performing through the 1980s until they were reinstated by Mayor Joseph A.
Curtatone in 2004.

Somerville Housing Boards Need New Members

Monday, August 10, 2015

SOMERVILLE HOUSING BOARDS NEED NEW MEMBERS

Candidates sought for Fair Housing Commission and Condominium Review Board

SOMERVILLE - Two City of Somerville housing boards, charged with preventing housing discrimination in the city and with enforcing the condominium conversion ordinance to protect renting tenants, have vacancies and the City invites interested candidates to apply and represent the community.

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