SOMERVILLE WIRE: August 10, 2021 WEEKLY ROUNDUP
A kite festival, a mayoral candidates forum for issues relating to elders, and the City urges residents to access housing assistance
MOTHERS OUT FRONT ISSUES COMPLAINT ABOUT GAS LEAKS
The organization is calling upon Eversource to address the leaks and damaged trees
MAYORAL AND CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES RESPOND TO HOUSING QUESTIONNAIRE
The Somerville Fair Housing Commission compiled a Fair Housing questionnaire for mayoral and City Council candidates to respond to. The Somerville Wire will be publishing the completed questionnaire in a six part series. The first is included below.
THE STRUGGLE FOR SUSTAINABLE HOUSING IN SOMERVILLE. A STORY OF SURVIVAL
There’s a multilateral effort to keep people housed in the city. What’s working? Who’s behind it? And what are they up against?
OPINION: SOMERVILLE COUNCILOR CALLS FOR MORE ACTION ON HOUSING
“But after dealing with long affordable housing waitlists and navigating endless red tape, I found that keeping our family together was no easy feat.”
YART SALE WILL ALLOW ARTISTS TO DEBUT WORKS IN FRONT YARDS
Somerville Arts Council event will showcase work at artists’ homes