Archive for October, 2012

A local group called Disability Advocates Advancing our Healthcare Rights (DAAHR) is holding a public meeting tomorrow from 1-3pm at The Paulist Center at 5 Park St. in Boston. Everyone with an interest in shaping health care delivery methods is encouraged to attend, but this meeting should be of particular interest to so-called “dual-eligibles.” What’s […]

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Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year, so the City of Somerville is getting a head start on the festivities with Monster MashedUp, sponsored by Somerstreets in coordination with Union Square Main Streets, Shape Up Somerville, and the Somerville Arts Council. The event will take place this Sunday all along Somerville Ave., from Washington St. […]

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As reported by the Beacon Hill Times, the latest plans for the largest skatepark in New England were recently unveiled. The new, 40,000-square-foot Charles River Skatepark¬† represents a group effort by the Charles River Conservancy, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Action Sports Design/Santec, a California-based company that specializes in the construction of skateparks. […]

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Cambridge-based artists, this opportunity only rolls around once a year! Guidelines for artist grant applications can be found here, and remember that your application must be presented in person. These grants may also be used as subsidies for schoolchildren and youth programs to attend professional art productions, so teachers should consider applying. Somerville artists and […]

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I was very happy to learn this morning that the 14,000 janitors of SEIU Local 615 have reached a tentative agreement that the union is calling “good for workers, good for industry and good for New England.” For the past several weeks, these janitors have been negotiating with national cleaning contractors for a contract that […]

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