Sunday, July 14, 2024

These are just some of the municipal meetings and civic events for the coming week. More are on the City of Somerville website.


The home at 382 Broadway, Winter Hill. could be demolished. (Image: Google)

Benefits from Somernova

Union Square Neighborhood Council community benefit agreement summit, 1 p.m. Saturday. The Union Square Neighborhood Council seeks input online from community members about what community benefits they would want to see from the rezoning and expansion at the Somernova business campus, a proposal that’s paused until the spring. Watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.

Free Portuguese course offered

Portuguese course, 6:45 p.m. Monday. Free to Somerville employees and residents, this three-college-credit Portuguese II course is for students who have prior knowledge of the language and runs to May 8 on Mondays and Wednesdays. The Lesley University course takes place via Zoom. Contact [email protected] for information.

Seniors can get help with tech

Technology Drop-In Hours, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Council on Aging hosts a drop-in session for people with questions about electronic devices. The session takes place at the Holland Street Center, 167 Holland St., Davis Square.

Free vaccination clinic

Vaccine clinic, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Somerville Health and Human Services offers free Covid and flu vaccines, regardless of health insurance or immigration status. Pre-registration is required. The clinic is at Connexion Church, 149 Broadway, East Somerville.

Historic Preservation Commission meets

Historic Preservation Commission, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.The commission discusses whether there’s historic significance at three sites headed toward demolition: 382 Broadway and 8 Montrose Court, both built in 1900 on Winter Hill; and 9 Olive Ave., built in 1920 on Spring Hill. Watchable by Zoom videoconferencing.

Urban Forestry Committee to meet

Urban Forestry Committee, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.This meeting will be watchable via remote videoconferencing. Instructions for joining will be added to the city’s website before the meeting.