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Somerville, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Somerville, MA include 02144, 02145, and 02143. The median home price in Somerville is $485,000 which is roughly $388/per square foot. More Somerville information.

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1 hr ago | Newswise

The White House and Tufts University's Tisch College to Convene Civic ...

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.-In collaboration with the White House, Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service will convene higher education leaders to examine the important topics of civic engagement and active citizenship at a Civic Learning and National Service Summit to be hosted at Tufts this fall. Tisch College is a leader in civic learning, political engagement and service among young people.

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5 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Different wars, similar stories of valor

Medal of Honor recipient Tom Kelley of Somerville, Mass., talks about his Vietnam service Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park.

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9 hrs ago | Patch.com

Rentals Available in Somerville

Plus, Boston firefighters battle a major fire and a man is charged with allegedly secretly filming women in a public restroom. The mother of slain Romeoville teenager Briana Valle recounted the last years of her life and the day she was shot.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Boston Herald

Elizabeth Warren 'absolutely' confident Martha Coakley will triumph

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who will hit the campaign trail this afternoon to endorse Democratic gubernatorial nominee Martha Coakley, said yesterday she is confident the attorney general has what it takes to defeat GOP nominee Charlie Baker. "Martha just needs to get out and talk about her vision for building Massachusetts," Warren told the Herald.

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Patch.com

Somerville Working Hard on Sick Time

Across Somerville and other Massachusetts communities, labor and community activists, mothers and fathers are knocking on doors and ringing bells, trying to convince their neighbors to vote "Yes" on Question 4 on Election Day. Question 4 - "Earned Sick Time for Employees" - would guarantee that all workers in the state, public and private sector, can earn and use sick time.

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Patch.com

Somerville Bicyclist Killed in Medford Crash was Tufts Med Student

The Somerville man killed in a bicycle crash on Route 16 in Medford on Friday, Sept. 5, was a fourth year medical student at Tufts University, according to the university .

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ABC15.com

Different wars, similar stories of valor

Medal of Honor recipient Tom Kelley of Somerville, Mass., talks about his Vietnam service Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Boston.com

'Greater Somerville' says goodbye to summer

Join "Greater Somerville" hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they say farewell to summer with a lively debate over a variety of local news stories. From politics to Union Square development plans, the new Orange Line station flood to the recent mob of traffic from the Green Line bridge reconstruction - rest assured, there are plenty of opinions to go around.

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Patch.com

US2 Kicks Off "100 Days of Engagement"

Somerville, MA, Sept. 9, 2014 - With catered food, a local band, a "Lego station" for kids and a drone that delivered felt-tipped pens, on August 19 developer US2 kicked off what it called "100 Days of Engagement."

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City Of Somerville

Medford St. Bridge to Close 9/13 & 9/14

As work continues at the Medford Street Rail Bridge for the Green Line Extension project , Phase 1 work will require the complete closure of Medford Street, between South Street and Somerville Avenue, on Saturday, September 13, and Sunday, September 14. Vehicle detours are as follows: Northbound traffic will be detoured left onto South Street, to Windsor Place, right onto Webster Avenue, right onto Prospect Avenue, and right onto Somerville Avenue. In order to ensure pedestrian safety during this work, sidewalk access will be restricted.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Patch.com

MassDOT "Infra-Space" Program Receives Redevelopment Ideas

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that the new "Infra-Space" Program has received eight nominations representing seven communities for proposed redevelopment of space under elevated roads, bridges or viaducts. The ideas came in response to a Request for Information distributed to municipalities, non-profit institutions, developers and arts organizations asking for nominations and redevelopment project proposals where transportation infrastructure is a barrier to neighborhoods, pedestrians, urban resources and economic development opportunities.

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Patch.com

Comcast Worker Falls from Ladder in Somerville

A Comcast worker fell from a ladder on Cedar Street in Somerville at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to NECN .

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Patch.com

RESULTS: State Rep., 34th Middlesex District, Democratic Primary

Christine Barber won the Democratic Primary on Tuesday for the 34th Middlesex District State Representative seat, which was vacated by Carl Sciortino in April, according to her campaign. Barber, a Somerville resident who works at Community Catalyst, defeated Erin DiBenedetto , a Medford School Committee member, Craig Rourke , a Somerville attorney, and Sharon Guzik , who ended her campaign in early August but still appeared on the ballot.

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Cape Cod Times

State primary voting turnout sluggish

Turnout appeared sluggish in most parts of the state on primary day as campaigns did their best to pull sympathetic voters to the polls. On the Democratic side, Attorney General Martha Coakley, the front-runner in polls, is working to fend off challenges from state Treasurer Steven Grossman and former federal health care administrator Don Berwick.

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WBUR-AM Boston

The Remembrance Project: Seth Boyd, 'Cadence'

Seth Boyd, known in the hip-hop world as Cadence, died on March 30 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was 42 years old, and surprised listeners with his gentle, pacifist raps.

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Patch.com

What's on Somerville Neighborhood News?

What to expect in the latest edition of Somerville Neighborhood News: Did you know that one million workers don't get paid sick time in the state but Somervillians are fighting back. Are all City of Somerville buildings and facilities accessible to all residents? Why did a drone land in Union Square? What's the new T station like and what to Tufts students think about a law that would help police crack down on apartments that illegally have more than four people? These stories and more tonight at 7pm on Somerville Neighborhood News.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Patch.com

Somerville Man Allegedly Drove on Heroin

Police responded to Broadway after a caller reported a driver operating erratically, going through red lights and nodding off behind the wheel. Police then located the vehicle in question traveling east at Broadway and Franklin Street in East Somerville.

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Patch.com

Drunk Man Allegedly Assaults Somerville Schoolchildren on Playground

A 26-year-old drunk man allegedly assaulted two students Friday morning who were playing on the Albert F. Argenziano School playground, near Union Square, during school hours. School counselors told police the man yelled profanities at one boy and aggressively grabbed his wrist and then grabbed a girl's hair, snapping her head back.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Inside Medford

Chiefs Make Special Presentation to Former Pitcher Victor Garo

Andre Chiefs stars Jared Freni and Johnny Welch made a special presentation to Medford Attorney Victor Garo on behalf of the team. Garo, who hosted a dinner for the Intercity League Champs on Wednesday night at Carroll's Restaurant in Medford Square, was an original Chiefs' pitcher in the late 1950's.

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Patch.com

Rob Cappucci

I am seeking the office of State Senator to represent the people of the 2nd Middlesex District which encompasses the entire cities of Medford and Somerville , and also represents precincts 4, 5, 6, and 7 of Winchester as well as wards 9, 10, and 11 of Cambridge. The main difference between the incumbent State Senator and I is that I am not a career politician.

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