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Somerville Youth Soccer League winter soccer programs kick off

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

SYSL continues its mission to provide playing opportunities for young soccer enthusiasts with its winter indoor program.

SYSL continues its mission to provide playing opportunities for young soccer enthusiasts with its winter indoor program.

By Tom Bannister

The Somerville Youth Soccer League (SYSL) has announced two winter soccer programs being offered by Somerville Recreation and SYSL beginning next Saturday, December 13. The program details are as follows:

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2014-12-04_Union-Square-Marketing-Poster-Crop1-644x320Formal agreement requires funding of community-driven planning process, creation of community benefits agreements

A community-driven master planning process for Union Square and Boynton Yards and the creation of a community benefits agreement that will result from new development are among the requirements of a signed formal agreement between the Somerville Redevelopment Authority (SRA) and Union Square Station Associates (US2). Additional items in the agreement include coordination with the MBTA on new private development alongside the Green Line Station and valuation and disposition terms for all seven development blocks.

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Vinfen updates plan for group home

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

DMH Medical Director David Hoffman explained the intricacies of accurately assessing the suitability for patient placement in group homes such as the Central St. facility to attendees at the latest public safety meeting on the matter last week.

DMH Medical Director David Hoffman explained the intricacies of accurately assessing the suitability for patient placement in group homes such as the Central St. facility to attendees at the latest public safety meeting on the matter last week.

By Douglas Yu

Vinfen outlined an improved action plan to make sure Somerville residents’ safety at the latest public safety meeting on the matter at Winter Hill Community School on Dec. 2.

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Tree Lighting at City Hall

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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— Photos by Claudia Ferro
The annual tree lighting ceremony took place on Dec. 4 on the City Hall Concourse, followed by a meet and greet with Santa Claus in the Somerville High School Highlander Café.
Santa Claus was escorted by the Somerville Fire Department for the ceremony and was available for photos following the tree lighting. All children attending the ceremony also received a gift from Santa. Live entertainment for the event featured the Somerville High School Band and Orchestra, the Somerville Community Chorus, and El Sistema Somerville.
Refreshments were served at SHS.

 

Newstalk – December 10

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Don’t forget the Christmas tree and wreath sale at Foss Park. The proceeds go to the Next Wave and Full Circle Alternative School here in the city. Please consider stopping off and helping the kids out and buy your tree locally.

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Where to Shop Local this winter

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

No need to do without your Farmers’ Market visits through the off-season. The Arts at the Armory is once again playing host to the winter market from now until March of next year.

No need to do without your Farmers’ Market visits through the off-season. The Arts at the Armory is once again playing host to the winter market from now until March of next year.

By Gabriela C. Martinez

The Somerville Winter Farmers’ Market is back for its fifth year at the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave.

The market will be open every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. until March and it will include produce vendors from previous years, such as Winter Moon Farm, Heron Pond Farm, Misty Brook Farm (which also has grains and meat) and Apex Orchards.

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Assembly Row welcomes Partners Healthcare

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

The groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Partners Healthcare headquarters took place last week at Assembly Row.

The groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Partners Healthcare headquarters took place last week at Assembly Row.

By Douglas Yu

Assembly Row is already one of the biggest construction projects in the state. In addition, however, Assembly Row developer Federal Realty kicked off the construction of 750,000-sqaure-foot office headquarters for Partners Healthcare on Monday, Dec. 1.

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Holiday toy drive in Somerville

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

toy driveBy Rebecca Danvers

A toy drive to benefit children of military personnel is taking place now through Dec. 18. The effort is sponsored by Operation Homefront and is being represented locally by West Somerville Dental, here in Somerville. Donations of toys can be brought to West Somerville Dental office at 124 College Ave.

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The Somerville Times Historical Fact of the Week – December 10

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

eagle_webEagle Feathers #67 – Anderson’s Train

By Bob (Monty) Doherty

Charlestown, established in 1628, is older than Boston. It originally covered ten towns before it split and annexed itself to the capital city, taking 200 years to accomplish.

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The View of the Times – December 10

On December 10, 2014, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

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Roll out the red carpet and start hanging the tinsel. Here comes the holiday shopping season once again, and we are ready to embrace the opportunity to celebrate the only way we can: with enthusiasm and optimism.

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