second chance dog walking

Pitty Party

Second Chance Dog Walking and Sitting is working to change the perception of bully breeds—one walk at a time.

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A Decade of Dog Parks

It’s a dreary, drizzly Saturday morning in Somerville, and most residents have opted to stay indoors. There’s almost no traffic as I cross Washington Street at Buddy’s Diner and follow an industrial side road to…

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Punching Up

When Juliet’s Josh Lewin steps into the ring for his Haymakers for Hope fight, he wants to raise more than just funds for cancer research.

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The Guerrilla Gardeners of Somerville

With their bike trailer and their bright orange “Let’s do this” buckets, Brian Burke and Hannah Peterson are a magnet for confused glances from the people they pass as they lug water from a drinking…