Annual Gobble Gobble Road Race on Thurs., Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving): Temp. Traffic Delays at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Beginning at 9 a.m., roads in the Davis Sq., Broadway, Medford St. and Summer St. areas may experience temporary traffic delays as runners pass by. The race route begins on Holland St., right onto Broadway, right on North St., right on Powderhouse Blvd., onto Broadway through Ball and Magoun Squares, right on Medford St., right on Central St., and right on Summer St., ending at Grove St. in Davis Sq. Please note that eastbound traffic on Holland St. will be detoured at Cameron Ave. between 9 and 9:30 a.m. at the start of the race.

2017 Wellbeing of Somerville Report Reveals Data About City’s Overall Health

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The City of Somerville and Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) released today the 2017 Wellbeing of Somerville Report, a comprehensive look at the health of city residents. The report highlights health across the life stages: prenatal and early childhood, school age and adolescent, early adult, young adult, middle adult, and older adult.

Prospect Hill Park Community Meeting #3: December 12 at 6 p.m.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Please join Ward 3 Alderman Robert McWatters, and the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, for the third in a series of community meetings to discuss upcoming renovations to Prospect Hill Park. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 12, at 6 p.m., in the Somerville High School Auditorium, 81 Highland Ave.

For more information about the planned park renovations visit www.somervillema.gov/prospecthillpark, or contact Luisa Oliveira at Loliveira@somervillema.gov.

Somerville Redevelopment Authority Seeking New Member

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Somerville Redevelopment Authority (SRA), which is tasked with implementation of the City’s urban renewal plans, is seeking applicants to fill a current vacancy on the five-member board.

Somerville Public Library Hires Health Services Coordinator

Monday, November 13, 2017
The Somerville Public Library is pleased to announce the hiring of a Health Services Coordinator, to provide referrals and related services on behalf of vulnerable populations. Beginning in mid-November, the Coordinator will be available to members of the public at all three branches of the Library.
 

Somerville Seeking Community Members to Serve on GLX Working Group

Friday, November 10, 2017

As part of a regional partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and the Cities of Cambridge and Medford, the City of Somerville is seeking residents to serve on the Green Line Extension (GLX) Working Group. Major construction activities are expected to begin in early 2018, and the GLX Community Working Group will provide a collaborative forum for information exchange between the MBTA GLX Project Management Team and external stakeholders.

Saturday, Oct. 28 is National Take Back Day

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Somerville residents are encouraged to dipose of unwanted medications safely and properly. There is always a permanent Med Return Drug Collection Kiosk in the lobby of the Somerville Police Department, 220 Washington Street in Somerville. Disposal is free, anonymous and available 24/7.

'Story Time with Mayor Curtatone' on Oct. 21 at Central Library

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Join Mayor Joe Curtatone, the Somerville Public Library, and Somerville-based Publisher Candlewick Press for an afternoon story time on Saturday, October 21. Mayor Curtatone will read Windows — a new picture book set in Somerville!

City of Somerville to Support Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Superintendent of Schools Mary Skipper, and Executive Director of The Welcome Project Ben Echevarria, announce the formation of a donation drive in support of the residents of Puerto Rico who remain in need in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

“Inclusion Drives Innovation,” a Celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Planned for Oct. 24

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities invites all community members to its annual event in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, on Tuesday, October 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event, “Inclusion Drives Innovation,” will take place on at the Highlander Café at Somerville High School (atrium entrance), and will feature visual art, poetry, music, and a panel discussion led by Adriana Malozzi, Founder and CEO of Puffin, and Rachel Tanenhaus. 

Update on Officer Louis Remigio of the Somerville Police Department

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

It is with extreme sadness that we announce the death of our brother, Officer Louis Remigio. On Monday night, October 9, Officer Remigio succumbed to injuries sustained while involved in a motor vehicle accident on I-95 in North Hampton, New Hampshire, on Sunday, October 8.

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