Thursday, January 23, 2014
The Word Around the Ward
My apologies for such a late Word Around the Ward this week. The stomach flu and a family medical issue kept me from pulling in the news from the street this week in a more timely manner. I will also be returning to my meeting schedule in February, so be on the lookout for me during the Board of Aldermen meetings.
The long-awaited Asian eatery (499 Medford) and ice cream shop/bakery (517 Medford) in Magoun Square should be opening in the Spring.
Although I am flattered that I was considered for the Clerk of Committees position, I must put the rumors to rest and announce that I am not going to be returning to the Aldermanic Chambers in that capacity.
Renee Loth wrote a great piece on Somerville for the Boston Globe, published on January 18th. Titled, "Somerville-The Little City That Could," Loth gives a great synopsis on the changes that have happened in the city.
The Finance Committee will be hosting a meeting of the whole and a public hearing on the tax increase that many residents and businesses experienced this month. The meeting will be held on February 4th at 6:00pm in the Aldermanic Chambers of City Hall.
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