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No Foolin’: April is Poetry Month!

In honor of poetry month, the Scout will be publishing reader-submitted poems every week in April, as well as poetry events, poetry resources, and poetry more! Stay tuned, and if you haven’t checked out our Camberville Canon feature yet, give it a read! Happy Versing!





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PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS ON THE RISE AS UNION SQUARE PREPARES FOR GREEN LINE By Sarah Cadorette Residents and business owners gasped at horror stories from their neighbors. Some had been hit harder than others. Oana Bandar, an owner of the relatively new East End Grille, sent a tremor through the room when she gave her […]



CLICK AND CLACK TALK CARS: Rent!

FROM KING FEATURES SYNDICATE By Tom and Ray Magliozzi Dear Tom and Ray: I’ve got a question that arises from time to time in my office. Oftentimes, we need to visit faraway cities and towns within the state for meetings and the like (and long lunches). They give us two options: We can get a […]



Scouted: Somerville Theatre Centennial

  By Martha Spizziri Photos courtesy of The Somerville Theatre and Martha Spizziri The Somerville Theatre’s 100th anniversary celebration is serving up 100 days of movies from the theater’s founding through to the present day. There will also be some special live acts to honor the theater’s history as a music hall. Performers include Angelique Kidjo […]


Spotlight: The Shawarma Place

There’s a lot of buzz around Davis Square’s latest addition at the site of the former Wing Works. While the Shawarma Place (201 Elm St.) is new to the scene, its initial Yelp! reviews (“The best shawarma I have ever had”) and steady stream of customers are good signs for the Middle Eastern eatery. In […]