By - 4/16/15 - 10:24 pm
DeLoarean in Davis Square

J Tamarro spotted this DeLorean on Elm Street in Davis Square tonight.

By - 4/9/15 - 11:54 am

Tufts installed a new Jumbo the Elephant today. The original, actual Jumbo, a gift of P.T. Barnum himself, went up in flames in 1975.... Read more

By - 4/8/15 - 5:11 pm
Wanted in Somerville

Somerville Police report two women were robbed and then beaten with a gun at South and Willow streets around 9:15 p.m. on Monday.

Police say the two women were surrounded by four males and add:

One suspect displayed a firearm and, despite encountering no resistance, pistol-whipped both victims.

He's described as Hispanic, between 16 and 19, with dark, close-cropped hair and a thin mustache;... Read more

By - 3/26/15 - 8:26 pm

SCATV's Potluck & Lecture Series presents: The Business of Filmmaking

In the spirit of collaboration & community, please join us for our next Potluck and Lecture Series on Monday, March 30th at 7pm. It is free and open to the general public.

We will hear from Matt Martino of SVG Films LLC, and the director of "Chainsaw Maidens from Hell." He will talk about his... Read more

By - 3/26/15 - 6:31 pm

Somerville, MA, Mar. 25, 2015 – On March 11, some 50 residents, business owners and others marched and protested in Union Square to protest the ongoing planning process for Union Square redevelopment.

“Whose Somerville? Our Somerville! Whose Square? Our Square!” the marchers chanted as they carried signs and banners with slogans like “Development without displacement” and “Community Benefits Agreement ≠ City Benefits Agreement.”

About 12... Read more

By - 3/26/15 - 6:19 pm

Somerville, MA, Mar. 25, 2015 – A number of community groups, non-profits, business owners and residents are not happy with the ongoing planning process for the redevelopment of Union Square.

About 12 acres, located on seven blocks of real estate, are slated to be redeveloped by a master developer, chosen by the City last year. Union Square Station Associates, or US2, is a consortium of... Read more

By - 3/20/15 - 8:06 am
Car fire on Highland Avenue in Somerville

UPDATE, 10:40 a.m. The city of Somerville reports McGrath Highway is open again.

Jared was on scene for what he described as a "brutal accident" at McGrath Highway and Highland Avenue in Somerville shortly before 8 a.m.

David Robichaud reports several cars were involved and that there are injuries.

The intersection could be shut for several hours as State Police clear... Read more

By - 3/11/15 - 7:44 am
Tulips on snow in Somerville

Roving UHub photographer Pat Quintin photographed the tulips on Joseph Street in Somerville, adds it looks like they were a bit too late to revive the bicycle on the left side of the photos.

By - 3/4/15 - 5:53 pm

Programming Spotlights: Watch on Ch.3 or online
Here are some SCATV programs featured for March. All shows are also streamed live on our website at

Looking for a weekly news digest of local headlines? Make sure to catch the Somerville Times and Journal Reading on Sundays at 1:30pm. Join Dr. Ira every week to hear about the latest health issues and... Read more

By - 3/4/15 - 5:48 pm

Upcoming SCATV Media Classes
Spring is almost here, SCATV community! The next batch of media production classes are now available for registration. If you haven't already joined as a member, please sign up for an upcoming orientation, online here. You will receive discounted rates for taking our media education courses. REGISTER HERE!

Here is the list:

  • Community Event Coverage class: This one-session class... Read more
  • By - 3/4/15 - 5:17 pm

    The Somerville Community Access Television team conducted a series of interviews with regional filmmakers in the greater Boston area during Boston Indie Mafia’s Hob Nob Social event at the Arts at the Armory. Below is the playlist of all the interviews with clips from their respective film. For more information about upcoming Hob Nob Socials, visit this website.... Read more

    By - 3/3/15 - 1:42 pm
    Slice of pizza hanging over Somerville street

    Slice of pie in the sky.

    In some other towns, people would toss a pair of sneakers over a utility line. But as Rob Bellinger shows us, Somerville is not just some other town. Yes, that's a slice of pizza connected to a lock hanging from a wire over Cross Street East.

    By - 3/1/15 - 5:16 pm
    A note notifying poop bag purveyor his or her address has been turned over to police in Somerville

    The flowers and sun are a nice touch.

    Note: Post updated to reflect what happened, rather than some stupid assumptions on the part of the author.

    A couple days ago, thanks to a roving UHub photographer, we related the tale of a Somerville resident who came out to find a trash can on her car roof and several bags full of dog poo on her windshield for apparently transgressing the unwritten space-saver... Read more

    By - 2/28/15 - 6:10 pm
    Found dog in Somerville

    Look familar? He or she is now at the Somerville animal shelter. Kyle Emge reports finding the pet near Beacon and Washington streets this afternoon; called Somerville PD, who transported the pooch to the shelter.

    By - 2/27/15 - 8:55 pm
    Somerville parking vandalism

    With all the space savers Somerville has been removing, you just know there's got to be some seething anger bubbling right under the surface of this most earthy crunchy of non-Cambridge towns. And you'd be right, based on the evidence just handed us by a roving UHub reporter, who reports:

    Last night in my neighborhood I walked by a car that had a trash

    ... Read more
    By - 2/27/15 - 10:46 am
    Space savers collected by Somerville DPW

    The Somerville Constituent Services Office posted this photo of "a sample" of the space savers removed to date by the city DPW.

    By - 2/27/15 - 9:43 am

    The Herald reports an escalator at Davis Square ripped a man's pants clear off. Fortunately, the Herald adds, he stayed cool - and had the foresight to wear blue gym shorts.

    By - 2/26/15 - 7:45 pm

    Somerville, MA, Feb. 24, 2015 – Despite the freezing temperatures and mountains of snow, since early January residents have been trudging to meetings about the future of Union Square in the old Post Office.

    The gatherings are hosted by City officials and by representatives of US2 (Union Square Station Associates), the master developer for the 12 acres on seven blocks of property in and around... Read more

    By - 2/26/15 - 7:15 pm

    Somerville, MA, Feb. 24, 2015 – After weeks of immense back-to-back snowstorms, Somerville has now been hit with an unprecedented record of snowfall of over 95 inches, and that’s taking its toll on locally owned businesses.

    Some local businesses say they have endured losses in revenue because of the weather that has resulted in limited mass transit, poor road conditions, parking problems, and clogged sidewalks.... Read more

    By - 2/25/15 - 8:21 pm
    Sign urging people to chill out about space saving in Somerville

    A Somerville resident posted these signs today. Erin Nolan captured one. How long do you think they'd last in South Boston or JP?