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.

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremonies Set for May 24th

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

SOMERVILLE – Somerville’s annual Memorial Day Parade, the largest in the Boston metro region, and corresponding ceremonies are set for Sunday, May 24, with more family-friendly events than ever before along the parade route

 

Morning events sponsored by American Legion Post #19, in conjunction with the Somerville Allied Veterans’ Council, will begin at 8 a.m. at Post #19, 124 Highland Ave., with a short procession down Highland Ave. to the Central Library and the placing of wreaths on monuments along Central Hill Park.

 

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremonies Set for May 24th

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

SOMERVILLE – Somerville’s annual Memorial Day Parade, the largest in the Boston metro region, and corresponding ceremonies are set for Sunday, May 24, with more family-friendly events than ever before along the parade route

Morning events sponsored by American Legion Post #19, in conjunction with the Somerville Allied Veterans’ Council, will begin at 8 a.m. at Post #19, 124 Highland Ave., with a short procession down Highland Ave. to the Central Library and the placing of wreaths on monuments along Central Hill Park.

#SomerBliss Local Business Promotion Has a Winner

Monday, July 27, 2015

SOMERVILLE - The first-ever #SomerBliss local shopping promotion has a winner: Daddy Jones in Magoun Square. 

During the month of June, residents and businesses were encouraged to tweet using the hashtag #SomerBliss when eating or shopping local to promote local retailers after a difficult winter, a promotional collaboration between the City of Somerville, East Somerville Main Streets, Somerville Chamber of Commerce, Somerville Local First, and Union Square Main Streets.

National Night Out Set for Aug. 4 in Somerville

Monday, July 27, 2015

SOMERVILLE - Somerville's 12th annual National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs, hosted by Somerville Cares About Prevention (SCAP) in partnership with the Somerville Police Department and Somerville Office of Prevention (SOP), is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 5 to 8 p.m.

New Member Sought for Somerville Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

Monday, July 27, 2015

SOMERVILLE –The Somerville Housing Authority’s (SHA) Board of Commissioners has a vacancy, and residents are invited to apply to serve.

The SHA is a quasi-independent agency that provides access to subsidized housing for eligible low- and moderate-income families and seniors. The SHA oversees more than 1,400 units of affordable public housing in Somerville, and federal and state voucher subsidy programs.

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