coronavirus

Scout Supporter of the Day: Carlos

Our Scout Supporter of the Day is Carlos! Carlos reads Scout for the mix of hyperlocal stories and stories that reach a more national audience. “I think making stories relatable is super important in an era of information overload,” he says. Right now, Carlos is focusing on figuring out how to get new sources of […]


Scout Supporter of the Day: Dana

Our Scout Supporter of the Day is Dana! While Dana lives in Medford now, she was a Somerville resident for over a decade. “I always loved reading Scout,” she says. “I appreciated the focus on what was happening in my neighborhood, with my neighbors. It helped me feel more connected with the community I was living […]


Pandemic Philanthropy: Local Investor Buys Groceries for 400

Customers shopping at the Somerville Market Basket during the hours set aside for seniors and those with compromised immune systems got a surprise last Friday and Saturday when Collin Yip picked up the tab for all their groceries. While he wished to remain anonymous at first, his good deed was confirmed by Kristin Phelan, spokeswoman […]


Scout Supporter of the Day: Christiane

Our Scout Supporter of the Day is Christiane! Christiane’s favorite thing about Scout is getting to read about her city. “Scout is great at keeping us up-to-date on the newest small businesses, especially the restaurants, which can be hard to keep track of when you’ve got two little kids at home!” Christiane says. “It’s great […]


Scout Supporters of the Day: 3 Little Figs

Our Scout Supporters of the Day are the Rooneys, the family behind 3 Little Figs cafe! Recently, the Rooneys have been enjoying family biking in their neighborhood and lots of baking, Katie says. Is anyone surprised that the family behind the delicious bites at 3 Little Figs is cooking at home these days as opposed […]


‘Marching Toward Coverage’ With Health Care Expert and Author Rosemarie Day

The coronavirus pandemic has many scared—not only for their physical health, but for their financial health as well, especially if they are uninsured.  What the country needs is someone who will fight for the public’s well being, while also providing them with the knowledge to later advocate for themselves. Somerville’s Rosemarie Day—a longtime health reform […]


Scout Supporter of the Day: Maggie

Our Scout Supporter of the Day is Maggie! Each year, Maggie’s brother gifts her a subscription to Scout Cambridge and Scout Somerville for her birthday. “I love getting them in the mail! My roommates tease me about how enthusiastic I am about reading Scout,” she says. Going on long walks has been a necessary part […]


Scout Supporter of the Day: Carolynn

Our Scout Supporters of the Day is Carolynn! As an art director specializing in book and magazine publishing, Carolynn loves reading print magazines. She is also a big fan of exploring new restaurants in Somerville. “Scout does such a great job of keeping up on what’s new in the local restaurant scene,” she says. She says […]


Scout Supporter of the Day: Morgan

Our Scout Supporter of the Day is Morgan and his family! Morgan and his family support Scout because “learning about the new restaurants and businesses coming into the community is our favorite way to find new places to explore” and “the features on people are a very cool way to learn about your neighbor that you […]


Scout Supporters of the Day: Joanna and Keeril

Our Scout Supporters of the Day are Joanna and Keeril, and their lovely family! These are actually the first full family portraits of these Cantabrigians, Joanna says, and when she first saw them, she started crying. “We’re what people now call a blended family,” she says. “… So, it felt really important for us to […]


Scout Supporter of the Day: Collin

Our Scout Supporter of the Day is Collin Yip (and his dogs, Moose and Munch!) Collin is the developer behind the Somernova complex in Union Square. One of his favorite things about Scout is “the discovery of awesome food, people, art, and initiatives in the neighborhood that I would have otherwise missed without reading Scout,” […]


Scout Supporter of the Day: Randi

Randi spent last week raising funds so that she could keep sewing masks to be donated to the Cambridge Health Alliance, and she’s already met her goal. “Our beloved healthcare workers should not need to worry about fashioning their own masks,” she writes on her GoFundMe page. “I am using 100% cotton fabric, with a […]