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St. Clement basketball teams in action

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

st_clem_2_25_15_1_webFriday the 7th and 8th grade boys unfortunately ended their season with a loss to Immaculate Conception in the first round of the playoffs. The Anchors playoff games take place this week, the girls will play tonight, 7 p.m. at Malden Catholic vs. Rockport. The boys play Friday 7 p.m. at Malden Catholic vs. The winner of the Snowdon/Rockport game.

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somervillelogoThere will be a Public Hearing before the Board of Aldermen’s Committee on Legislative Matters on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 7 p.m., in the Aldermanic Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 93 Highland Avenue, on the Order of Alderman Mary Jo Rossetti, Chairman of the Committee, for public input related to the city’s snow removal ordinance (Ordinance 2014-12, found at Chapter 12 Section 8).

 

 

Union Square’s master developer presents redevelopment ideas

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Infrastructure, brownfield and transportation were the main topics of discussion at last week’s Somerville By Design: Union Square workshop.

Infrastructure, brownfield and transportation were the main topics of discussion at last week’s Somerville By Design: Union Square workshop.

The third Somerville by Design workshop brought Union Square’s master developer, US2 to discuss three key factors that affect the redevelopment of the neighborhood with the public: infrastructure, brownfield and transportation. The public workshop was held last week at the Old Post Office Building in Union Square.

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Ward 2 & 3 meeting on zoning code overhaul

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Residents and city representatives gathered on Monday to review the proposed zoning changes that would affect Wards 2 and 3. ~Photos by Donald Norton

Residents and city representatives gathered on Monday to review the proposed zoning changes that would affect Wards 2 and 3. — Photos by Donald Norton

By Donald Norton

The residents of Ward 2 & 3 were given a preview of the new ordinance being proposed by the city on Monday evening, Feb. 23 at the former Union Square Post Office on Washington St.

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Newstalk – February 25

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Tonight, Wednesday the 25th, the Board of Alderman will be holding a Public Hearing on the city’s snow ordinance before it is amended. This is your time to go to City Hall tonight at 7 p.m. and offer the Board your opinion, good or bad, on the snow ordinance. The ordinance calls for snow and ice removal no later than a few hours after a storm, with fines up to $200 from the city. Just think if they had enforced this ordinance over these past few storms? One has to wonder if it’s a “revenue” issue or…? Let your voice be heard!

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On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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While heading out to dinner last week, mind you, in the coldest February on record, I just couldn’t wait to get out of the cold. While walking down Elm Street, I saw that Meju was finally open and I have been looking forward to trying it since I heard very good things about the sister restaurant Bibim in Allston.

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Temple St. fire

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

A heavy blaze brought firefighters to 87-89 Temple St. on Friday evening. ~Photo by Bobbie Toner

A heavy blaze brought firefighters to 87-89 Temple St. on Friday evening. — Photos by Bobbie Toner

Somerville firefighters responded to a house fire at 87-89 Temple Street at 10:13 p.m. on Friday, February 20.

Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heavy fire conditions in the rear of the third floor apartment and rear porch. Fire spread above the ceiling and into the roof area requiring two alarms to be sounded.

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Our View of the Times – February 24

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

powderhouse_viewWhat is it with certain properties in our fair city? Why do some of them seem to be so problematic in terms of finding their proper niche in our warp and woof?

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The Loop returns to the Armory

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

loop_webBy Haley Houseman

Making a monthly home at the Arts at the Armory Cafe space, The Loop is a monthly performance by a collective of local singers, songwriters, and musician. Hosted the fourth Thursday of every month, the upcoming show will be on Feb. 26, hosted by musician Prateek Poddar. The show is free, open to all ages and runs from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. There will be coffee, wine and beer available at the cafe.

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Closed for defrosting

On February 25, 2015, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

~Photo by Bobbie Toner

— Photo by Bobbie Toner

Due to the amount of snow on the roof and a parapet wall on the building that can be pushed by snow, the city is taking precautions by blocking off the sidewalk and part of Medford Street next to the Homan’s building. Vehicular traffic is not affected and remains open in both directions.