Gilman Square Neighborhood Plan Meeting, 3/10

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 1 Councilor Matthew McLaughlin, Ward 3 Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen, Ward 4 Councilor Jesse Clingan, and City staff invite you to a virtual community meeting to discuss implementation of the Gilman Square Neighborhood Plan.

Watch Mayor Curtatone’s Midterm Address

Monday, March 1, 2021
  Good afternoon, Somerville. In a normal time, I would be delivering this mid-term address in this chamber with a room full of people. We'd have multiple speeches from multiple City leaders, all looking back at the past year and looking forward to what we hope to accomplish in the new year.

Somerville Remains in Limited Phase 3, Step 1 Reopening; Capacity Limits Stay Status Quo

Friday, February 26, 2021
The City of Somerville will not join the Commonwealth in the move to reopening Phase 3, Step 2 on March 1. Somerville will remain in the limited Phase 3, Step 1 stage of reopening that went into effect on February 1 until at least March 15. Capacity limits in Somerville businesses will remain at 25% or the limit set in the business’s City-approved health and safety plan until further notice. 

New Date - Tune In for Mayor Curtatone’s Midterm Address on March 1

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Starting Monday, March 1, at 2 p.m., you can tune in to watch Mayor Joe Curtatone’s midterm address. In Somerville, mayors give a midterm address every other year to update residents on work done over the past year and outline goals and priorities for the coming year.

City of Somerville Launches Call-In Lines for COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Thursday, January 28, 2021
The City of Somerville has launched phone lines that residents can call to listen to recorded updates on COVID-19 vaccine information. Five lines, each with a different language, are available. Because vaccination information is changing rapidly, these lines will be updated frequently and will only provide the latest information. For additional vaccine information, sign up for City alerts and visit the websites listed below.  

COVID-19 Update: Vaccinations, Assistance Info, Health Tips, & More

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
This is a message from the Somerville, MA Community Alert System. Dear Community Members, Here is the COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 27. Please also check somervillema.gov/covid19 for information and resources that are updated frequently. Vaccine Updates PLEASE NOTE THAT VACCINE INFORMATION IS CHANGING QUICKLY. THE INFORMATION BELOW IS THE LATEST NEWS AS OF WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 27.

Somerville to Host Youth-Led Photovoice Exhibition on Problem Gambling

Thursday, January 14, 2021
The City of Somerville’s Prevention Services Division, in partnership with Cambridge Health Alliance, will host a virtual photovoice exhibition facilitated by Somerville youth to raise awareness about underage problem gambling. Photovoice is a method of exploring social issues that empowers individuals to tell a story through photography. The event will be held on Thursday, January 28, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Visit somervillema.gov/ProblemGambling at that time for a link to attend.

Statement from Mayor Joe Curtatone, City Council President Matt McLaughlin, School Committee Chair Andre Green, and Superintendent Mary Skipper

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Like everyone else, we are watching events unfold on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. To say that it is disheartening would be a gross understatement. It is an assault on our beliefs and our values as a nation. While this shameful chapter in our national history takes place, we are grateful for our own community's civic strength and want to assure our residents, workers, families, and students, that we are being vigilant at the local level to make sure that no one here imitates the violence we are seeing in our capital. We are committed to the safety of our residents.  

"I Spy Somerville": Take Part in the Historic Holiday Cheer Challenge!

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Last week, we challenged folks to share the decorations that they felt best captured seasonal merriment, people’s humanity, or much needed humor during this clearly historic year.  Since then, we have received several fantastic entries from Somervillians all around the City!  However, the season is not over yet, so to maximize holiday cheer, we've decided to extend the deadline for entries to Tuesday, December 29th!

Somerville Police Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Suspect in Unarmed Bank Robbery

Monday, December 28, 2020
The Somerville Police Department is seeking any information about a suspect in an unarmed bank robbery that took place on Monday, December 28, at around 10:45 a.m., at the East Cambridge Savings Bank at 285 Highland Ave. The suspect is described as a white male and was seen wearing mirrored style glasses, a multi-colored face mask, a blue/green hooded sweatshirt, and white sneakers. He was last seen heading east on Highland Avenue.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Station Officer at 617-625-1600 ext. 7254 or ext. 7250.  

Somerville’s First Flag Raising Celebration Going Virtual in 2021

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
This year, instead of gathering on Prospect Hill on New Year’s Day to reenact the raising of the Grand Union Flag (considered to be the first flag of the nation), you can tune in to a virtual celebration of this historical event. Beginning Friday, January 1, a pre-recorded ceremony will air on City Cable (RCN channel 13 and Comcast channel 22) and the City’s YouTube channel here https://www.youtube.com/SomervilleCityTV.

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