Articles by Intern

Spotlight: Beth Grierson of Wilderness Heals

Somerville is a city known for its diversity, but it is also filled with citizens willing to take action. Among these city trailblazers is Beth Grierson, a Somerville native who is willing to (literally) take a “hike” towards ending homelessness and domestic violence. Through her involvement with a hike called Wilderness Heals, sponsored by The […]


Caps off to 294 Somerville High seniors

The classic pomp and circumstance processional, nervous jitters and caps and gowns are some of the few aspects that accompany graduation season. On Tuesday, June 4th, members of the Somerville High School Class of 2013 had their time to shine as they walked across the stage at Dilboy Stadium to receive their diplomas. Graduation exercises […]


Spotlight: Coughlin of Community Cooks

Community Cooks is not just a local hunger relief non-profit – it is a movement towards a stronger community. The organization features over 400 volunteers who dedicate one day per month to preparing part of a meal to be donated to citizens in need. Their 21 partner agencies, including CASPAR, On the Rise, and HAWC, […]


Officer Sean Collier posthumously honored

It took a lifetime, but Sean Collier’s dream will finally come true. The officer who bravely gave his life chasing the Boston Marathon suspects will be named a Somerville police officer posthumously, Mayor Joseph Curtatone says in a statement. He submitted a home-petition to the city’s Board of Aldermen to make the move and it […]


Weekend warrior edition April 5 – 8

Bored on the weekend? Well, you shouldn’t be. As always, Somerville has plenty of stuff going on this weekend. Perhaps you like the Sci-fi crowd: if so, make sure to check out PRMP’s Spring Sci-fi festival. Maybe you’re into beer? Then don’t miss the New England Real Ale eXhibition Cask Party. Or, if you want […]


Sound off on Draw 7 Park redesign

Groundwork Somerville announced that it will host a meeting regarding the complete redesign of Draw 7 Park in Assembly Square by The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation from 6-8 p.m. on March 26. And they want you to speak your mind about the project.