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Science Research Laboratory
15 Ward St, Somerville, MA 02143
Science Research Laboratory performs technological research and development of commercial products for the federalMore government. These technological products include high-power neutron source drivers and soft x-ray sources for next-generation lithography. These were created first as government applications, then later turned to products for the commercial sector.
Khalsa Design Incorporated
17 Ivaloo St, Somerville, MA 02143
Khalsa Design Incorporated is a prestigious design and architectural firm specializing in the design of affordableMore housing and government projects. This business has multiple in-house functions, such as mechanical and engineering, designed to meet the unique demands of its clients. Khalsa Design Incorporated provides renovation and adaptive re-use of historical structures. Call the number provided to schedule an appointment.
Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE)
55 Evergreen Ave, Somerville, MA 02145
The Office of Sustainability and Environment's main goal is to improve and reduce Somerville's environmentalMore footprint, while striving to develop cost-effective and practical strategies for doing so. It is committed to reducing the City's energy costs and promoting environmentally sound government policies. Their web page is a valuable resource for a wide range of issues, from proper disposal of chemicals and dangerous household items to ordering recycling bins. 
Alpha Weatherproofing Corp
25 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143
Alpha Weatherproofing Corp provides building repair and restoration service to the Boston and greater New England areas.More The company also works on weather proofing, roofing and masonry projects for schools, government facilities, hotels, religious institutions, apartment building and other structures in the area. Alpha Weatherproofing Corp is affiliated with the Community Associations Institute,  the International Concrete Repair Institute, Sealant Waterproofing Restoration and North East Roofing Contractors Association. Call for more information.
Moshe Safdie and Associates
100 Rev Nazareno Properzi Way, Somerville, MA 02143
Moshe Safdie and Associates is an architectural firm based in Somerville, Mass., and with offices in Toronto andMore Jerusalem. The firm is headed by Moshe Safdie. The firm offers its services to a variety of clients including government, residential and educational entities. Past projects include the Eleanor Roosevelt College campus, the main branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library and the National Gallery of Canada. 
Healthy Tomorrow/Sini Sanuman
14 William St, Somerville, MA 02144
Sini Sanuman is dedicated to stopping excision, better known as female genital mutilation (FGM) in Mali and across theMore globe. Sini spreads their message via song and dance throughout Mali and nine other West African nations. With 45 partner groups, Sini has accumulated a 30,000-signature-strong petition urging the Mali government to end the practice. Founded in 2002 in Bamako, Sini Sanuman is aided stateside by partners Healthy Tomorrow in Somerville. Six villages and over 100 former excisers have given up the practice under pressure from Sini Sanuman/Healthy Tomorrow. This location is a mailing address only. 
Friends of the Community Path
112 Belmont St, Somerville, MA 02143

Friends of the Community Path is a local group dedicated to the extension of mixed-use paths through Somerville toMore the Charles River. The group is advocating for the current path, reaching from Davis Square to Cedar Street, to be extended 2.5 miles east, thus linking the Alewife Linear Park, and the 13-mile long Minuteman Bikeway to the 17-mile long Charles River Paths by way of Somerville. 

In conjunction with the City and several other local organizations, such as STEP, the Somerville Bicycle Committee, and Shape-Up Somerville, Friends of the Community Path helps to raise funds and awareness of the project, gathers local feedback and communicates with government and transportation leaders to try to move the path extension forward.

The Friends of the Community Path see "the possibility of synergy between the bike path and public transit" according to Spokeswoman Lynn Weissman, and hope for the construction to be included in the State's plans for the Green Line Extension. 

Somerville Chamber of Commerce
2 Alpine St, Somerville, MA 02144

The Somerville Chamber of Commerce has "served the membership while enhancing Somerville's quality of life" sinceMore 1946. Implementing an array of initiatives, including face-to-face networking meetings, a growing electronic presence that connects people to clients, vendors and information, as well as having a hand in local and city government, President and CEO Stephen Mackey is always looking to improve the business experience. Holding events such as question and answer sessions with the Mayor, an annual golf tournament and an Octoberfest, the establishment is currently involved in improving infrastructure by trying to lure the Orange and Green Lines of the MBTA to Somerville.

The chamber is always looking to expand its membership, for which the only prerequisite is doing business in Somerville. Communicating with the members, city officials and the media—and by issuing a weekly newsletter—the chamber is constantly getting involved in new areas. Consult the website for details.

Somerville Communications Department
93 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Feeling lonely? Sign up for the city's CTY Connect calls and the phone will start ringing again.

As just oneMore of many responsibilities, the Communications Department makes pre-recorded robocalls via CTY Connect to let residents know about emergencies, safety alerts, community events and road closures. These helpful calls will make sure you never miss the fireworks or get stuck behind a City road crew again. And for some, all those calls may make you feel like you've found a new friend.

In all seriousness though, a direct line from the City to residents to report criminal activity and other safety concerns (such as drinking water contamination) is something every resident should have. Sign up on their web page.

The department also manages the City's Educational Channel (Channel 15) and Government Channel (Channel 16), oversees the City's website content, handles city press relations and works to facilitate interdepartmental communication and major communications initiatives such as the City's 311 number.  

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