“As a Black and queer person, I know that when a person’s very existence is criminalized it inevitably results in fear, hate crimes, and death.” The rain poured down on me and a cadre of queer and trans youth in front of the bricked facade of Somerville’s City Hall. The Progressive Pride Flag rose as […]
A conversation between different stakeholders could take place at an upcoming town hall A town hall about the Armory building in Somerville is being championed by Somerville city councilor Willie Burnley Jr., who said Wednesday that he is concerned about a lack of transparency around management at the building by city staff that has the […]
Photo by Chris Yarzab The City Council voted to not approve the award (Somerville Wire) – For the first time in 10 years, Somerville’s City Council voted to turn down a grant that the Somerville Police Department has routinely received, which would have expanded its traffic enforcement capabilities. Three councilors voted in favor of the […]
A mayoral candidate debate, a councilor-at-large debate, and a City forum on ARPA funding.
“There is a whole other backstory to the races in Wards 5 and 7, as well as in the races for the At-Large seats on the City Council.”