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City of Somerville to Remove Abandoned Bikes

Will the problems caused by this historic winter ever end? Potholes that can almost swallow cars, a transit system that’s one step closer to giving up the ghost entirely… and now, as the snow has begun melting in earnest, bike racks and abandoned bicycles are emerging, ruined by the storms. According to the Boston Globe, the city […]


Wards host meetings as zoning public comment period wraps up

Ward 5 Alderman Mark Niedergang knows that zoning is not a sexy subject. The current draft of the of the overhauled zoning code, which was compiled through the city’s Zoning Reform Project, is currently 285 pages long. “It’s like peeling back the layers of an onion,” Niedergang said in an email to constituents. “I’m still […]


City to Start Towing Cars as Parking Ban Eases

It seems that the residents of Somerville have let out a collective sigh of relief as we’ve finally gone a week without a crippling snowstorm. The city announced this morning that the parking ban has been lifted on certain streets. These are all good signs that our winter is easing up, but for drivers who have […]