Week in Review: A Storm and High Somerville Home Prices

A look at the most important stories from Somerville over the past week.

Credit: Courtesy, Somerville Fire Department
Credit: Courtesy, Somerville Fire Department
10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Somerville Last Year
We took a look back at the 2013 real estate market in Somerville and the 10 most expensive homes sold in the city.

New Year's Day Flag Raising on Prospect Hill
Somerville held its annual flag-raising ceremony on Prospect Hill, commemorating the moment George Washington raised the first American flag at that spot on Jan. 1, 1776. Learn more about that history here.

Child With Lighter Started New Year's Eve Fire in Somerville
A Dec. 31 fire at 127 Cross St. displaced four people. It was caused by a child playing with a lighter, according to the fire department.

First Storm of the Year
A major winter storm hit Somerville on Thursday and Friday, closing schools and city offices and leading to a snow emergency.

Somerville Home Sales Dipped in November
We learned this week that the number of homes sold in Somerville, through November, was lower than during the same period the year before. However, sale prices were higher.


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