Sen. Jehlen Talks RIDE, Obamacare and Criminal Justice Initiatives

Five things to know and do in Somerville on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.

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1) Happy New Year Updates from Sen. Jehlen
Somerville Sen. Patricia Jehlen blogged about some beginning-of-the-year legislative news, including updates about the MBTA's RIDE program, Obamacare and some of the senator's recent legislative priorities.
ATA Special Education Parent and Caregiver Forum
This meeting of the Advise the Advisory group is for families with special needs kids in the Somerville school system. It's at the Argenziano School at 6:30 p.m.

3) Somerville Pirates Social/Meeting
"Interested in government transparency, personal privacy and building a sharing economy?" the listing asks. If so, check out the Pirate Party. Tonight's meeting is at 6 p.m. at Blue Shirt Cafe, 424 Highland Ave.

4) Heroin in Somerville? Homelessness in Somerville?
If you haven't watched the new Somerville Neighborhood News show on SCATV, it's worth checking out. In this blog post, the producers talk about some of the work they do.

5) Weather
Sunny with a high around 21.


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