Find out about Enterovirus-D68, changes to the Arlington Council on Aging, and a Family Fitness Expo and more in this Arlington Public News "Arlington in 2" segment. Hosted by Hannah Perlmutter, Arlington in 2 keeps you updated about things happening in and around Arlington, Massachusetts.
Somerville, MA, September 24 2014 â€“ Lincoln Park renovations were back on the agenda again, almost a year after the previous meeting and two years after the City announced it would be revamping the park.
In his presentation at a September 15 meeting, Director of Parks and Open Space Arn Franzen told the almost 100 parents, students and coaches present that the city was getting... Read more
September 23, 2014 - Go Somervilleans to the Peopleâ€™s Climate March on Sept. 21, learn the latest on the Aldermenâ€™s campaign finance reform law, on a new proposed ordinance thatâ€™s already leading landlords to evict Tufts students, on the plans and process for the Lincoln Park renovation, and on Senator Elizabeth Warrenâ€™s talk at Tufts. These stories, a visit to a secret garden and the... Read more
by Jane Regan
Somerville, MA, September 23, 2014 â€“ Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) wowed a crowd of some 500 students, faculty and neighbors on September 15 with stories from her youth, but she also issued dire warnings about the big banks, the lack of investment in education and the â€śhollowing out of the middle class.â€ť
The senator was also protested by those who came to... Read more
If you have lost your hydrant, please feel free to pick it up at Fallon field.
Men and Women, Boys and Girls.....
I'm sharing a condensed version...
Going home, climbing the stairs....
I felt like A Dead Woman Walking.
Stress, Anxiety, Fear......
In 2010, When I gave him a key to my apartment.... He changed.
I dreaded hearing his car pull into the driveway
footsteps on the stairs...he bitched, complained, denied me even a half hour of quiet... Read more
Dorchester Park hosts its annual antique car show and family picnic. Car show starts at 10. Food court and music from 10-4. Family games and rides with Clydesdale horses start at noon. For full event details visit www.dotpark.org
Ward 5â€™s aldermen and residents are mostly happy the Green Line will reach the neighborhood in the near future, but they are worried about the side effects.
â€śThe Green Line will create half a dozen new subway stops in Somerville through the heart of the city and give us the kind of public transportation that we deserve,â€ť Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang told Somerville Neighborhood... Read more
At a recent â€śSpace in Betweenâ€ť meeting hosted by Union Square Main Streets and Union Square Neighbors, participants and presenters said they hope the redeveloped square has plenty of art and open space.
The July 31 meeting was the second of three focused on â€śArt, Green Space and the Public Realm.â€ť
Speaking to a group of about 40 residents, artist Jason Turgeon said: â€śLetâ€™s make... Read more
As in other cities that are home to immigrants, recently arrived child migrants have been arriving and will soon be going to school. How is the city preparing?
Learn more and attend a rally in this segment from Somerville Neighborhood News #21.
Latest Somerville Neighborhood Newscast
Aug. 12, 2014 â€“ Meet the director of the cityâ€™s Market Basket, go to a meeting with Union Square residents to discuss public space in the neighborhood, check out the dogs and dog-lovers who also love canine-adoption, go with immigrant service providers to a meeting to figure out how to help the unaccompanied minors arriving in the city, Also, ward 5... Read more
Somerville, MA, July 29, 2014 â€“ While pleased the grounding of the McGrath highway is moving forward, residents and local elected officials who attended a recent meeting told Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) representatives that they want to make sure everyone is kept updated on planning and construction, and that the project is well-coordinated with other work going on around the city.
â€śAs things change... Read more
Somerville, MA, July 29 â€“ â€śIt was really hard to come back,â€ť the veteran explained, quietly. â€śMy whole family was telling me that I was someone different, someone that basically they didnâ€™t recognize. You come back and you just try to live a normal life, and itâ€™s not really possible to do that.â€ť
Military veterans face terrible odds when they return from conflict. A recent... Read more
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Boston, MA, July 30, 2014
At least one thousand people, some of them from Somerville,... Read more
Veolia, the international corporation that has the contract to operate Boston-owned school buses, continues its battle against Boston bus drivers' union representative USW 8751 with an assist from the Boston Police Department.
Sad Angry Boys.
Usin Guns For Toys.
Playin Seek And Hide.
Doin Drive Byes In A Stolen Ride.
Blood On Their Hands.
Runnin In Badlands.
Sad Angry Men.
So Sad, So Sad, But Then....
But Then, What Do We Expect?
It's Just Cause and Effect.
I heard through the grapevine that Skip, a well-know person on the streets of Cambridge and Boston, passed away and that his family was holding a wake/memorial for him this weekend. Does anyone know his full name, where the wake is being held, or contact information for his family?
I remember Skip from my teen years in Harvard Square. He appeared to suffer from Schizophrenia.... Read more
Storytelling is not just for bedtime. Want to learn how to strategically weave your story into your next fundraising, recruiting or education campaign?
Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev (professional development) training Take Action! Storytelling That Inspires on Monday, June 2, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.
Fee: $10 advance/$20 door - split with trainer
Location: The NonProfit Center 89 South Street, Boston,... Read more
THE BARTLEY-FOX LAW, ENACTEDMASSACHUSETTS IN APRIL, 1975, WAS INTENDED TO REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF GUN RELATED CRIMES AND ILLICIT CARRYING OF FIREARMS.
1 Year Mandatory Jail Time!
Massachusetts should open a Bartley-Fox Correctional Facility dedicated to felons convicted under such law.
Apply for Grant money, to rehab existing buildings. Hire Military Vets, and get input from average citizens on cost effective ways to accomplish... Read more
Have you or someone you know suffered gunshot wounds,been pistol whipped, carjacked, robbed, had a home invasion?
(Street Violence, Crime?)
Do you know someone that was killed?
**Please share your story.
I'm trying to gather stories and important information.