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Daily Feed: Wal-Mart Plans to Open Market in Not-So-Underserved Somerville

Wal-Mart Plans to Open Mid-Size Grocery Store in Somerville. Landing in an area not-so-underserved by grocery stores, Walmart Market will be the giant’s first grocery […]

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Romney Can Thank the Tea Party for His Success. Will the 2012 primary be over before it starts? [HuffingtonPost.com] Splish Splash: The 2010 Water Main […]

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Somerville Street Art

It’s tough to know exactly what to call Somerville resident Tim Devin. Is he a street artist? A demographer? Or kind of a mix of […]

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Somerbridge Smackdown?

After two weeks of bickering and hair-pulling, the reps from sister cities Somerville and Cambridge sat down with WGBH’s Emily Rooney to work through their […]

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The Beer Drinking Report: Stay pretty and drink real beer

By: Mr. X One of the first things I noticed when I started spending a lot of time in Boston was how goddamn expensive the […]

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Coming Right Up: Somerville Local First Fundraiser

By: Anne Vickman Our pals over at the nonprofit Somerville Local First are hosting a fundraising party and networking event at Foundry on Elm next […]

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Coming Right Up: Somerville's Harvest Fest 2010

By Anne Vickman Non-profit Somerville Local First is helping pave the way for backing community business, culture, and food by organizing Harvest Fest this Saturday, […]

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Somerville’s Misguided Greening

Back in May, Somerville decided that it wanted to require large stores within its borders to provide a spot for customers to recycle their plastic […]

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Somerville Gets Smart (Cars)

The rest of us might have to pay a $99 reservation fee and wait a minimum of one year to purchase a new Smart Car, […]

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Somerville: Still Not Quite Green

Last week, Somerville attempted to “go green” by creating an ordinance that would require large stores to provide recycling bins for shoppers’ plastic bags. The […]

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Somerville Tries to Go Green, and Fails

As we’ve learned time and time again, it’s not easy being green. However, it is easy for politicians to cash in on people’s fears that […]

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Hot Times in Somerville

Ever since the Eliot Spitzer controversy died down, we’ve been longing for a good prostitute story, preferably one involving a dryer. While the people who […]

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Somerville Is All-American

Somerville has an undeserved bad reputation. Sometimes referred to as “Slumerville,” it’s best known for its triple-deckers, dismal T service, fascist parking regulations, and as […]

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Don’t Stop Believin’, Somerville

The residents of East Cambridge and Somerville who hope for the Green Line extension are like kids who are old enough to know Santa Claus […]

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Meet Somerville’s Own Superhero

Winter in New England always tests the limits of the social contract. Whether it’s a neighbor blowing snow into your yard, or a crazy bastard […]