Where Art Meets Activism

Somerville resident Nina Eichner participated in her first demonstration through the youth climate change movement Sunrise when she drove a 15-person van to Washington D.C. in December 2018. The group occupied the Capitol building and shared stories with lawmakers, urging them to back the select committee for the Green New Deal. Eichner currently works for […]

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Scout Needs Your Help To Survive, Now More Than Ever

We’re sure no one is surprised to hear that our small, independently owned local media outlet was barely making ends meet before this week. But with all of our revenue—which comes almost entirely from small business advertising partners—being cut off, the situation for Scout Magazines has become dire. Our mission has always been supporting the people and the […]


Sharing the Wealth: Somerville Restauranteurs Take Action To Feed All

Lucy Childs, a Somerville High School student and daughter of Trina’s Starlite Lounge owner Josh Childs, understands that so many children rely on breakfast and lunch provided by their schools. That was enough inspiration for her father’s eatery to take action during the coronavirus spread, says managing partner Emma Hollander. Trina’s began distributing food for […]


Joe Curtatone Advocates for Uniformity Across the Commonwealth

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone is one of many municipal leaders advocating for uniformity in response to the coronavirus outbreak—whether that is on a statewide, regional, or even federal level, he says. “We need the leadership to come from the Commonwealth,” he says. “We need a bold set of uniform parameters and mandates to understand what […]