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Dear Barack Obama, Formerly of Somerville

Everyone here at Scout freaked out a little bit last month when President Barack Obama called into Deval Patrick’s radio show. “Governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville,” the Commander in Chief intoned. “I’ve got a few complaints.” Of course, he was kidding; the prez really just wanted to congratulate the outgoing governor on two successful terms. Still, we […]

Meet Scout This! Winner Ryann Fame & Her Dog, Pepper

Congratulations to Ryann Fame and her dog, Pepper, for correctly identifying the photo in our November/December issue as a plaque in the wall of the Medford St. Bridge! Fame said that she and her pup, a rescue from Last Hope K9 Rescue, walk past this spot nearly every day.

Changes to Somerville’s snow policies: what you need to know

We’ve had a downright balmy holiday season here in the ‘ville, but the WBZ-TV AccuWeather team is predicting above-average snowfall for the region come 2015. What does that mean for you? Well, for starters, global factors indicate that you could be seeing 10 to 20 inches more snow than you do during the average winter. But […]

2014 Somerville Holiday Gift Guide

  By Emily Cassel (@biketrouble) & Scout Staff Photos by Emily Hopkins (@genderpizza) & Scout Staff Ah, it’s that time of year again. The days are getting shorter and the temperature is theoretically getting colder. Soon it will be time for you to either run around town trying to get gifts for all those special […]