Founded in 1870, The Somerville Journal is a weekly newspaper serving the city of Somerville. A print…More edition is published on Thursdays and is available both for purchase in town or via home delivery. An online version, Wicked Local Somerville, is updated on an ongoing basis.
The paper is owned by GateHouse Media Inc., which publishes over 300 papers in 20 states. Print circulation is reported at more than 6,000. Their editorial offices are located next to the Davis Square MBTA station on Holland St.
Milk Row is what Somerville Avenue used to be called at a time in the 18th century when the area was populated by…More dairy businesses. The cemetery, which is adjacent to the Somerville Avenue Market Basket parking lot and across from Caesar's Pizza, is the only pre-20th century burial ground within city limits.
It's the home of the Civil War Soldiers Monument as well as graves of some noteworthy Somerville residents. It was officially declared a burial spot in 1804.
Thurston Realty 389 Medford St, Somerville, MA02145 Bob Ingemi's Thurston Realty has been serving the Somerville area since 1990. It focuses on mid-range residential…More housing throughout the area and further afield into the city itself, and is a Best of Somerville winner. Be sure to call ahead and make an appointment.
Under the direction of Tony Pierantozzi, Superintendent of Schools, the Somerville School Department oversees the…More city's 11 public schools. Their administrative offices are located just outside Union Square on Washington St. Somerville School Committee subcommittee meetings are held in their accessible conference room.
Their web page features an online calendar of school events and important dates for students and parents. It also links to a wealth of resources for students and their caregivers, such as afterschool program information, online computer-assisted learning and details on athletics programs.
Mayor's Office 93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 After serving as an alderman for eight years, Joseph A. Curtatone was elected Mayor of Somerville in 2003. He is…More currently serving his fourth term as mayor. When he's not out and about serving the City (or cheering on the Somerville Highlanders), you'll find him at his City Hall office. A full bio and list of his accomplishments can be found on the Mayor's web page on the City website.
"Building value through public spaces." East Somerville Main Streets is a nonprofit partnership of East Somerville…More residents, local business owners, community leaders, the City of Somerville and the National Main Streets Center. The latter was founded in 1977 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with the idea of revitalizing business districts to promote the true essence of "downtown America."
ESMS organizes events that bring residents and visitors together. They also strive to promote local businesses new and old. By helping to refocus village centers as the hub of social and economic life in a given area, history is preserved, relationships are formed and an overall greater sense of community pride is fostered.