“What is the Somerville Wire,” the school reopening plan, and a new life science building.
BINJ staff and Somerville News Garden volunteers have not undertaken this effort to compete with existing or future news outlets in Somerville. We are simply working on creating a replicable model that cities and towns around Massachusetts and the US can use to stop their municipalities from turning into “news deserts,” in the parlance of journalism academics.
An incident prompts scrutiny, while councilors struggle with the fairness of the hiring system.
Defending the decision to keep capacities low, Curtatone calls the governor’s approach “blood calculus.”
Capacity limits, police appointments, and rides for the elderly.