WEEK IN REVIEW: Somerville High School's New Headmaster
Also, more hires in the school district, the MBTA makes its big announcement and the sheriff rode into town.
MBTA announces upcoming fare increase, service changes
On Wednesday, the MBTA announced a collection of fare increases, service changes and administrative changes designed to close a $161 million gap in its upcoming budget. There will be no service changes in Somerville as a result of this plan, but Somerville riders will pay more to ride the T. We asked riders what they thought of the plan.
Somerville Public Schools announced a series of important hires this week.
Construction begins on Assembly Row
AvalonBay, the construction firm building the Assembly Row project in Assembly Square, officially broke ground this week. In a statement sent by AvalonBay, Scott Dale, senior vice president of development, said, "We are pleased to be an integral part of Somerville's on-going renaissance."
Middlesex County Sheriff in town
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian visited Somerville Thursday to highlight work done by inmates as part of the Community Work Program.