REMINDER: Menorah Lighting Ceremony on City Hall Concourse December 19

Friday, December 8, 2017

 

Join Mayor Curtatone and City staff for Somerville’s annual ceremonial lighting of a Menorah on the City Hall Concourse on December 19 at 5:30 p.m., with Rabbi Eliana from Temple B’nai Brith. All members of the community are invited to join Mayor Curtatone and City staff for a brief ceremony and photo on the City Hall Concourse. The Menorah will be lit each night of Hanukkah, though the ceremony will officially take place on the final night of Hannukah. Light refreshments will be served.

Celebrate the Holidays in Somerville with Christmas Tree Lighting, Menorah Lighting, Illuminations Tour in December

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

SOMERVILLE – Join Mayor Curtatone and City staff for Somerville’s annual holiday celebrations, kicking off on Thursday, December 7, with the Christmas Tree Lighting and visit from Santa Claus, on the City Hall Concourse. Also part of the 2017 events are the Somerville Arts Council’s Illuminations Tour on December 16, and a ceremonial lighting of a Menorah on the City Hall Concourse on December 19, coinciding with the final night of Hannukah.

Meeting Tuesday, December 5, to Discuss ArtFarm Updates

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Continuing a multi-year planning and design process, all interested parties are invited to join Mayor Joseph Curtatone and the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development on Tuesday, December 5, at 6 p.m. at the Brickbottom Artists Association, 1 Fitchburg St., for a meeting to discuss the future of the ARTFarm site.

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!

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