The event is aimed at bringing area journalists together with Somerville residents to discuss issues and happenings that need coverage by local news media.
More than 200 Tufts University students, faculty, and allies from surrounding communities held a march and demonstration last week to protest a new campus housing policy, according to the Boston Herald. Over the summer, the Tufts administration announced that its annual lottery system for on-campus housing during each academic Continue Reading
Somerville’s largest condo grab in history yields relative tenant win in tense market Greg Santos moved into Somerville’s Millbrook Lofts apartment complex with his girlfriend in August 2017, looking forward to using its dedicated art space. Married couple Luciano Betoldi and Maria d’Orey, both from Portugal, immigrated to the US Continue Reading
Without income or access to benefits, getting old as an undocumented is a daunting challenge It’s December, and Pedro, 78, still heads downtown to work during the day. He sings Mexican boleros and rancheras, accompanying himself with a guitar. He seems to camouflage himself under the foliage; countless Bostonians have Continue Reading
December 12, 2017 BY JASON PRAMAS @JASONPRAMAS Big local corps quiet about huge profits to come from Repub tax scheme… except GE An interesting WBUR article, “Largest Mass. Companies Are Mostly Silent On GOP Tax Plans,” asked the top 12 corporations in the Commonwealth to comment on the Continue Reading
A Somerville Housing Needs Assessment report notes that the majority of units at risk of losing their affordability are located in Union Square (pictured), as increased gentrification due to the anticipated extension of the Green Line to the neighborhood has caused spikes in the cost of property | Photo by Continue Reading