Lyrical Somerville – April 19

On April 19, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times


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Margaret Young is the author of Willow from the Willow (Cleveland State University Poetry Center 2002) and Almond Town (Bright Hill Press 2011). Her chapbook Blight Summer is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press, and her translation of Sergio Inestrosa’s Espacio Improbable de un Haiku will be out soon from Obsidiana Press. She teaches at Endicott College.

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Somerville High School Graphic Design Students design outstanding logo to reflect Committee’s mission

When the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) decided to update their logo, they could have hired a professional, but instead they chose to partner with the talented students in the Somerville High School Graphic Design & Visual Communications Program of the Center for Career and Technical Education. By all accounts, it was a great choice.

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Somerville Police Crime Log April 10 – April 16

On April 18, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Arrests:
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Kelly Susi, of 270 Washington St., April 10, 5:14 p.m., arrested at Homer Sq. on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and defacing property, and on a warrant charge of abuse prevention order violation.

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Somerville Celebrates Patriot’s Day

On April 17, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times
timesphoto's Patriots Day album on Photobucket

~Photos by Claudia Ferro
The City’s annual Patriot’s Day celebration was held today at Foss Park. Today’s events included Colonial games, light refreshments, live music by the Somerville High School band, and a visit from “Paul Revere” on horseback on his historic ride from Boston to Lexington through Somerville.

 

Tiny Great Outdoors Festival Set for April 23

On April 17, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Celebrate Arbor Day at the Quincy Street open space with nature walks, art projects, tree planting and interactive activities for people of all ages

The Somerville Arts Council and the Somerville Office of Sustainability and Environment present the Tiny Great Outdoors Festival, a free Arbor Day and SustainaVille event, at the city’s tiniest “urban wild,” Quincy Street Open Space, 16 Quincy St., from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Rain date: April 30.) Join scientists on tiny hikes in the park exploring wildlife here in Somerville. Learn how global warming is changing the environment, even in our backyards. Help plant a tree and take home a free seedling, and participate in activities, games, and art.

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The Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy, chaired by Senator Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville) and Representative Mark Cusack (D-Braintree), will hold its final public hearing Monday, April 24, at 11:00 a.m. in rooms A1-A2 of the State House.

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Somerville’s Patriots Day Schedule

On April 16, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Monday, April 17 is Patriots Day and City offices will be closed for the holiday. If you’d like to celebrate, don’t forget about the festivities at Foss Park starting at 10 a.m.

Trash pick up will be on a holiday schedule, one day after your normal pickup day.

Parking meters will not be in effect.

 

The City’s annual Patriot’s Day celebration, to be held at Foss Park on Mon., April 17 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Annual celebration of the historic event to include colonial games, refreshments, visit by “Paul Revere” on horseback.

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 1 Alderman Matt McLaughlin, and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission invite all residents and community members to the City’s annual Patriot’s Day celebration, to be held at Foss Park on Mon., April 17, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Co-sponsored by the Preservation Commission, Historic Somerville, the Somerville Museum, and East Somerville Main Streets, the day’s events will include Colonial games, light refreshments, live music by the Somerville High School band, and a visit from “Paul Revere” on horseback on his historic ride from Boston to Lexington through Somerville.

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Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band rumbles into Thunder Road

On April 16, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The mighty Reverend Peyton and his Big Damn Band takes a one-night stand at Thunder Road on Sunday, April 30.

By Jim Clark

Hailing from southern Indiana, singer-guitarist Reverend Peyton and his Big Damn Band has been bringing its their unique brand of traditional rootsy country blues to audiences the world over for more than a decade.

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Get updated with Somerville Neighborhood News!

On April 15, 2017, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Somerville Neighborhood News is a production of Somerville Community Access Television, made by professional journalists, volunteers and staff. The news show has as its mission to be a lively, informative news resource focusing on the events, issues and information impacting Somerville residents. SNN is evolving its vision and community engagement! We are trying to become more of a “community journalism” model – managed by SNN producer Peter Levine – where SCATV members and community members contribute to the journalism program content through various ways such as news research, interviewing, news anchoring, filming, editing, blogging and more! If you want to get involved, please reach out to us.

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