Posted in March 2011

Somerville Street Sweeping to Begin April 1st

Like Cambridge, the city of Somerville will begin street sweeping on Friday, April 1st. As always, please pay careful attention to posted signage. Somerville residents may also call 311 for more information about street sweeping. For a schedule of street sweeping on your street, and to sign-up for email alerts, visit’s Boston Sweeper webpage.

Budget Forum to be Held April 12

Brooks School, Medford – map State Senator Pat Jehlen will be sponsoring a forum on the Massachusetts Budget on Tuesday, April 12. The forum will be dedicated to discussing the problems facing this year’s budget, and their potential solutions. Noah Berger, president of Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MassBudget), will be on hand to explain … Continue reading »

Longfellow Bridge Information Meeting April 11th

Shriners Hospital Auditorium, Boston – map A public information meeting is being held to inform residents about upcoming work that will be done to restore and renovate the Longfellow Bridge. If you have concerns or questions about how this project will affect your commute, or if you just want to learn more about the plans, … Continue reading »

Residents Speak Out about Grand Junction

As many of you know, the state’s potential expansion of commuter rail service from Worcester to North Station via the Grand Junction Railroad has raised a large amount of concern in our community. I share many of the same worries that my neighbors have expressed about the potential impact of more trains coming through East … Continue reading »

Constituent Tours at the State Library

State House, Boston – map Are you interested in the history of your city? Do you want to learn more about the Commonwealth of Massachusetts? Come and experience the rich history that the State Library and its archives have to offer. The State Library is once again inviting the general public to come and tour … Continue reading »

Key Green Line Extension Deal Reached

Somerville/Cambridge – Map There have been some important new developments this month in the path to constructing the Green Line Extension. Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation approved a landmark deal between the MBTA and Pan Am Railways that sets the stage for the construction of the Green Line Extension. This agreement brings … Continue reading »

Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s Birthday at ESCS

East Somerville Community School, Somerville – Map For Ms. Morales’s third grade class, Friday, March 4th was a chance to honor the birthday of Dr. Seuss and the legacy that he has left for generations of children to cherish. To celebrate, we read The Sneetches and Other Stories, a collection of tales with simple messages … Continue reading »