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Community News

As part of the Somerville community, we try to keep our members and other community members aware of what is going on in the city from fun family events to important organizing meetings. Let us know about activities, events, meetings and more that you hear about, and we will try to share that information. 

Community News

Suggested ways to help the families affected by the May 5, 2016 Rush Street fire
May 03

Ask the BOA to Support 20% Inclusionary Zoning!

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Avenue, Somerville

Last year, more than 500 Somerville residents submitted a petition created by the Affordable Housing Organizing Committee to require more affordable housing, also called inclusionary zoning, in new developments. The Board of Aldermen's Land Use Committee is preparing to vote on the proposal. 

Come to City Hall on May 3 at 6:00pm to make sure the aldermen act now to approve 20% inclusionary zoning!

May 18

First Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu May 26 2016 .
6:00pm to 9:00pm

6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville

Are you considering purchasing your first home, but feeling overwhelmed by the process involved? This four-session, 12-hour class will feature presentations by a real estate agent, a lender, a home inspector, a real estate attorney and an insurance agent, in addition to SCC staff, and it will teach you everything you need to know before you start the process of buying your first home. Upon completion of the course, participants receive a certificate that enables them to access products geared specifically towards first-time homebuyers such as the ONE and MassHousing loans.

Apr 14

Info Session for Union Square Apartments Application Process

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

SCC and Winn Residential are pleased to announce that rental applications for the upcoming Union Square Apartments development are now availableand due May 5th.

Details about the process can be found here, but please attend this information session if you would like to gather more information and get answers to your questions.

Mar 23

Info Session for Union Square Apartments Application Process

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

SCC and Winn Residential are pleased to announce that rental applications for the upcoming Union Square Apartments development are now availableand due May 5th.

Details about the process can be found here, but please attend this information session if you would like to gather more information and get answers to your questions.

Apr 13

First Time Homebuyers Class

Repeats every week every Wednesday and every Thursday until Thu Apr 21 2016 .
6:00pm to 9:00pm

6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Somerville Community Corporation, 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
Apr 14

First Source CPR/First Aid Training

9:30am to 4:30pm

The First Source Jobs Program will be offering a CPR/First Aid Training on Thursday, April 14th. Instruction will be provided by CPR Boston who is affiliated with the American Heart Association. Whether you work with children, seniors or anyone in between, you should be prepared for any situation. CPR Boston can give you the tools that could one day save a life. 

Cost: $60.00 

Registration Required
 

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