SOMERVILLE WIRE: MARCH 22, 2022 WEEKLY ROUNDUP

Events at the Somerville Museum, a tenants’ rights webinar, and the Council on Aging Board of Directors seeks new members Articles EDITORIAL: MEDIA CONSOLIDATION ACCELERATES IN SOMERVILLE Gannett merges its Somerville Journal and Medford Transcript newspapers as BINJ’s Somerville News Garden project and the Somerville Media Center launch a new municipal foundation to fund local […]

THE GREEN LINE EXTENSION: TRANSFORMING TRANSPORTATION OR CAUSING DISPLACEMENT?

Photo by Cindy Weisbart New transit arrives in Somerville, met with a mixed bag of emotions (Somerville Wire) – Somerville celebrated the opening of the first phase of the Green Line Extension, with new stations in Union Square and Lechmere, on March 21. The moment was historic, the result of decades of planning, and passengers, […]

EDITORIAL: MEDIA CONSOLIDATION ACCELERATES IN SOMERVILLE

Prototype "Medville Transnal" front page. Collage by Jason Pramas.

Gannett merges its Somerville Journal and Medford Transcript newspapers as BINJ’s Somerville News Garden project and the Somerville Media Center launch a new municipal foundation to fund local journalism Nearly three years ago, after hosting a community forum on the crisis in local journalism attended by 115 residents of Somerville, including representatives of over a […]