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E-Som Market: February

E-Som Market is back, just in time to help you out with some Valentine’s Day shopping for that special someone (including yourself!) As always, we’re bringing in some friends to help out in the cocktail department. This month we’ll have Moe Isaza from Pammy’s Cambridge! Moe’s competing in this year’s Bacardí Legacy Global Cocktail Competitionand La Brasa […]



On the Factory Floor With Deano’s Pasta | SCOUTV Episode #2

In this episode of SCOUTV, you’ll meet the husband-wife team behind Deano’s Pasta in East Somerville. Their family business was founded in 1947 by Dean Matarazzo’s grandfather, Ralph Matarazzo, after he immigrated to the United States from Italy, making it one of the oldest pasta companies in the country. In a red and white warehouse building off […]




NEWS: Study Finds Latinos Underrepresented in City Government

In December, the Greater Boston Latino Network (GBLN) released a study on the lack of representation in the municipal governments of Boston, Chelsea and Somerville. The study, titled “The Silent Crisis,” found that while Latinos make up 10 percent of Somerville’s population, very few city positions are held by Latinos. Out of the 28 executive […]


WHAT’S NEW: Down to Business

Text from this post originally appeared in the What’s New section of our March/April 2015 print issue. ASSEMBLY SQUARE SMARTBEAR Look out, Cambridge: You may be the tech capital of Massachusetts right now, but Somerville could be hot on your heels. In January, SmartBear Software (450 Artisan Way) joined the retail, residential and restaurant spaces […]


East Somerville Main Streets Names New Executive Director

In our January/February edition, we told you about Carrie Dancy Niemy’s departure from East Somerville Main Streets after more than eight years with the organization. During her time as Executive Director, Niemy was responsible for bringing both Carnaval and the Foodie Crawl to East Somerville. This afternoon, ESMS announced that Teresa Vazquez-Dodero – former community […]


SCOUT PICKS: 1/9/15 – 1/11/15

It’s cheapo weekend here at Scout: three days of events, all with a cover of less than $5. Because we want you to have fun, but we don’t want you to be broke. Friday, 1/9 Somerville Idol 9:30 p.m., No Cover East End Grille 118 Broadway Can you think of a better way to kick off your weekend […]