The annual Taste of Somerville has been postponed from tomorrow to June 20 due to the possibility of showers.
WBUR reports on the Somerville school that is teaching little kids how to hide from a mass murderer to the tune of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."
Somerville Local First is proud to present the 2018 SomerWellness Fair being held in the historic main room of the Arts at the Armory (191 Highland Avenue, Somerville) on Wednesday June 27th, 2018 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored by SIRA NATURALS, this event is an amazing opportunity for attendees to learn about a variety of options to incorporate good health and wellness into everyday life. Representatives from the financial, yoga, medicinal cannabis, sensory deprivation and other industries will be available to provide information, introduce you to fun and unique ways of maintaining a healthy life and answer questions.
The annual Taste of Somerville is coming up on Wednesday, June 13, between 5 and 8 p.m. in Nathan Tufts Park.
More than 60 restaurants and food trucks will offer samples - and local musicians will provide acoustic performances.
General admission is $50; $15 for children under 12. Proceeds will benefit the Walnut Street Center.
Greg Cook attended the Big Gay Dance Party in Somerville's Union Square on Saturday.
Cambridge Police report arresting a homeless man on charges he set numerous trash barrels and recycling bins on fire over a two-hour period in Cambridge and Somerville yesterday morning. Read more.
The Coast Guard reports an Eversource electrical conduit under I-93 near the Somerville/Charlestown line was the source of oil showing up in the Mystic River. Read more.
In 1892, a state commission developed a series of plans to deal with the complete gridlock that downtown Boston had become. It proposed banning vehicles not making deliveries from downtown streets during business hours, reducing the number of grade crossings for the numerous railroad serving Boston, constructing a trolley tunnel under Tremont Street and the Common, and creating a 13.4-mile elevated rapid-transit system serving downtown and nearby neighborhoods and suburbs. Read more.
The Somerville Times reports a two-alarm fire broke out this afternoon at Alderman J.T. Scott's home at 269 Washington St.
The Dorchester Reporter breaks the news.
Gracie's in Union Square spoke for many this morning: Read more.
The Coast Guard, the state Department of Environmental Protection and a private oil-spill company are cleaning up an oil spill on the Mystic River near the Alford Street bridge even as they try to figure out which underwater cable it's leaking from.
The Coast Guard was scheduled to send divers into the water today to try to find the source of the dielectric oil, used as an insulator in electrical conduits.
Jay K. reports:
Happy first day of spring!! The Wine trees are starting to bloom in Somerville.
Tim Devin watched Somerville High School students get into the positions they've been taught to assume during a school lockdown in a walkout this morning to call for restrictions of guns used for mass murders.
WBUR reports on a Someville meeting of alumni of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.
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