Seeks more participation from Somerville residents It has been nine months since DigBoston and the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism partnered with the Somerville Media Center to organize an event asking Somervillians what kind of coverage was missing from their city’s remaining news media. The February 2019 Somerville Community Summit ultimately attracted 115 locals—many […]
It would have been appropriate for Bostonians from all walks of life to call an even larger rally this week than last year’s to take up an old slogan, “Never Again,” in memory of the honored dead of Pittsburgh.
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 in January and started renting […]
Call center workers battle abusive customers, managers, bedbugs Abraham Zamcheck had had enough. On Wednesday, Nov 8, the 32-year-old call center representative jumped onto his desk in the offices of downtown Boston security systems firm SimpliSafe and attempted to rally his fellow workers to fight for their rights. “There are these hurdles the company makes […]
Can a progressive new brewery help power the local labor movement? It behooves every American to encourage home manufactures, that our oppressors may feel through their pockets the effects of their blind folly. -Samuel Adams What’s more innovative than another app for delivering food? Well, almost anything, really, but a brand-new venture, the first of […]