Business


Celebrate Mom and Support Local Business This Saturday

Scout is proud to introduce the first Live Local Shopping Hour via Zoom on Saturday, May 2. This live shopping show for Mother’s Day gifts to support local business will begin at 10:30 a.m. Shoppers can expect to see 50-60 items throughout the show from 20 local shops and makers, including All She Wrote Books, […]


Local Gyms Continue Creating Community Online

Opening Fly Together Fitness—a pole fitness studio in Somerville—required a monumental effort from its 11 women co-owners. They had a vision: An inclusive, empowering space in Somerville where people could build personal strength and a community alongside each other. And then, four months after it opened, the gym was required to close as a nonessential […]


The City Offers Business Coaching Service During COVID-19

As of April 24, Somerville’s Economic Development Department (EDD) received 40 applications to their business coaching service, a new program created to help local businesses affected by COVID-19. Since launching on April 6, the program has already matched 17 businesses with coaches. “Somerville’s small businesses are a critical part of the life blood of our […]