Who Gets to Stay?
In Somerville’s education system, the City’s studies come first
Haines began building Somerville Sights in early March of 2023. It remains a work in progress, he said, noting West and East Somerville are underrepresented at the moment.
Municipal news service can run for another few months, now accepting applications for a reporter gig Great news! Thanks to the 40 Somerville residents who donated the $5,000 we needed, the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism has met our goal to restart publication of the Somerville Wire news service for another few months. This is […]
Donate to Somerville Media Fund, Municipal Broadband, and More! ARTICLES EDITORIAL: DONATE TO THE SOMERVILLE MEDIA FUND! A holiday appeal to help support professional journalism from local nonprofits Somerville Media Center and Somerville Wire (Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism) BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE Councilors consider how to improve internet access for all in Somerville OPINION: […]
Somerville Media Center and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism get equal shares of donations raised from community members I’m pleased to report that about 20 Somervillians became the first donors to the new Somerville Media Fund this spring. Generously giving $2,330.02 to help the Fund’s initial two member news organizations—Somerville Media Center and Boston Institute […]
Exhibit highlights the once-controversial practice of cities supporting free speech SCAT was born in controversy. When a utility comes in to do business in a city, there’s the expectation that the company will give back to the community that’s letting them set up lines over the streets. In Somerville, the expectation was that Warner Amex […]
Somerville Media Center and BINJ join forces to create municipal foundation to support nonprofit community journalism There can be no democracy at any level without strong journalism produced in the public interest. Yet here in Somerville, as in communities across the nation, we are on the verge of losing our professional local news outlets. In […]
Bringing music to the community in an affordable way (Somerville Wire) – Violinist Marji Gere and pianist Dan Sedgwick are the co-directors of Around Hear, an organization that aims to accessibly enrich the city of Somerville with the art of music. They bring free concerts and music lessons to low-income residents, inviting people to “gather, […]
A green space that grows plants that are unique to different parts of the world The Somerville Community Growing Center is one of four recipients of the 2021 Grants for Plants program to help expand its Community Herb Project. The Center is a quarter of an acre of public land hosting a myriad of regional […]