Grand Junction Path Open House June 24

MIT and its Grand Junction Path study consultants are hosting an open house tomorrow, Tuesday, June 24 from 5pm-8pm at the Stata Center, to gather input and present information. Read more about it, and RSVP here. Working with the City of Cambridge, MIT has hired consultants to evaluate the feasibility of a multi-use path along … Continue reading »

Suspect Sought in Two Separate Indecent Assaults on Women

The following press release is from the City of Cambridge Police Department. – Tim CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 20, 2014 – The Cambridge Police Department is seeking the cooperation of its residents in identifying a suspect who potentially matches the description provided in two indecent assaults that took place within the last week. At approximately 11:34 … Continue reading »

Memorial Drive Traffic Advisory

The following announcement is from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. – Tim Storrow Drive Westbound Drainage Maintenance WHAT: On Saturday, June 21 from 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will be cleaning catch basins on Storrow Drive westbound, from the Bowker overpass to the BU Bridge. To … Continue reading »

Dancing in the Streets Festival 2014

For the second consecutive year the Somerville Arts Council, the City of Somerville, and the Boston Dance Alliance are partnering up to produce a city-wide dance festival. Check out all local and regional talent in squares, parks, and lots across the city in June. Admission is free for all visitors. June 2014 Calendar June 7, … Continue reading »

Volunteers Needed for Carnaval at Somerstreets 2014

Carnaval at Somerstreets brings together around 5,000 people each year to celebrate East Somerville. This year’s Carnaval is on Sunday, June 1st and, as always, a committed group of volunteers are needed in order to make this wonderful festival possible. To volunteer, contact East Somerville Main Streets at or by phone at (617) 623-3869. … Continue reading »

MassDOT announce High School Video Contest to promote “Safe Streets. Smart Trips.” Initiative

MassDOT Secretary and CEO, Richard A. Davey announced a statewide high school video contest to promote the Safe Streets. Smart Trips. initiative at an event on Thursday, May 15h at Somerville High School. The initiative is a multiagency and multidisciplinary effort within the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Awareness and Enforcement Program, and part of the Massachusetts … Continue reading »

2014 Fire Hydrant Flushing

The following announcement is from The Cambridge Water and Fire Departments. – Tim THE CAMBRIDGE WATER AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS WILL BE CONDUCTING ANNUAL FIRE HYDRANT MAINTENANCE AND FLOW TESTS BETWEEN APRIL 28 AND JUNE 20, 2014 Maintenance and testing will be conducted between the hours of 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding … Continue reading »

Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team will hold a public meeting to review the latest design plans for the Community Path on Wednesday, May 14 at the Holiday Inn in Somerville on 30 Washington Street from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey announced on April 30th that as … Continue reading »

An Introduction to the Common Core Curriculum

Scott Morrison, Director of Curriculum for the Manchester Essex Regional School District, will present an overview of the Common Core State Standards on Thursday, May 8th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the East Somerville Community School on 50 Cross Street. Dinner is served at 5:30 pm for pre-registered attendees (register by May 6th … Continue reading »