Massage Therapy Works 255 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Massage Therapy Works offers a wide variety of massages and training in a quiet, calming environment. Sports…More massage, both before and after the event, relaxation massage, Chinese massage, prenatal massage and couples massage instruction are all available. In addition, advanced bodywork is available, as well as Eastern arts such as acupuncture and sacred stone massage.
Casit 59 Hall Ave, Somerville, MA02144 Casit has focused on individual music lessons for children since 2006. Located on the second floor of the…More Barristers Building in Union Square, Casit has three classrooms with various instruments in each. Owner Alex teaches the classes himself, placing an emphasis on a one-on-one environment. Spanish, Italian and Portuguese are spoken here.
Rosebud Bar & Grill 381 Summer St, Somerville, MA02144 Rosebud Bar & Grill offers a full bar with classic fare in a casual environment behind the Rosebud Diner. The menu…More features pizza, sliders, snacks and plates, with selections that include nachos, baby back ribs, steak, macaroni and cheese and Caesar salad. The bar regularly features live entertainment, including music, karaoke and a trivia night. The facility also has pool tables, seven big-screen TVs, dart boards and Keno. A full calendar of events is available on the website.
CPCU Credit Union 493 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Founded in 1928, CPCU Credit Union is an independent cooperative financial instution which has served the…More Somerville area for more than 80 years. Offering membership to those who live, work or go to school in Middlesex, Suffolk and parts of Essex counties, CPCU Credit Union provides a wide range of financial products and services, including mortgages, loans and other financial services to its members who have limited access to financial services and products. Its multi-lingual staff allows CPCU Credit Union to offer a secure environment in which members can be comfortable and can speak their language.
Caffeten Salvadoreno 402 Mystic Ave, Somerville, MA02145 This restaurant specializes in delicious Salvadoran cuisine and has been open since 1993. The hours recently changed to…More accommodate diners for breakfast, which includes fried plantains. Other regional favorites include yuca frita (fried cassava root served with a chutney) and panas con palvo (a turkey sub). The signature dish is the pupusa, which is made on a small but thick corn tortilla and stuffed with cheese and beans, amongst other ingredients. This isn't fine dining, but the flavors and authentic feel of the environment create a unique atmosphere that's well worth the trip. This is a cash-only business.
This alternative junior high school's stated mission is "to meet the special academic, social, emotional, and…More behavioral needs of adolescents who, for many reasons, have experienced failure in the traditional mainstream educational system in Somerville."
Individual educational plans as well as integrated learning are used to create an academic environment that can meet each student's needs at his or her own pace. Strong emphasis is also placed on counseling and participation in student government.
Founded in 1972, Next Wave is located at the Edgerly Education Center on Bonair St. The building has no outdoor recreational space, so activities are held at nearby Foss Park. Outreach to parents is considered essential and frequent phone contact, conferences, a quarterly parents' night and a monthly Parent Group and Dinner aid this goal. Principal David Willey leads the school.
Of note: A 2009 evaluation of the school funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, found that, "The interventions and services at the School constitute a powerful set of approaches to drop-out prevention and credit recovery" and "should be considered as a model for other schools"
School stats and test scores can be found here and on the school web page.