Union Square: US2 Says It’s Ready to Listen by Jane Regan: Somerville, MA, July 15, 2014 – The new master redeveloper for Union Square told residents, business owners and members of the Union Square Civic Advisory Committee that his firm is ready to work with the community as plans for redeveloping seven parcels there move forward. The full story is online at www.scatvsomerville.org/SNN.
Poor, Latino Youth Hit by Nationwide Obesity Crisis by Sharon Johnson: Somerville, MA, July 15, 2014 – Somerville has not been spared from the obesity crisis affecting some 12.5 million children across the country. Obesity rates in eastern Massachusetts are declining, thanks in part to programs like the innovative and nationally recognized Shape Up Somerville, but health professionals in the city remain very concerned. The full story is online at www.scatvsomerville.org/SNN.