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"Talking About Somerville" is SCATV's on-line collection of programs that deal with Somerville issues and organizations. For more information about how your organization can get involved, call 617-628-8826.
Wig Zamore, representing STEP, MVTF, MBTA ROC, and Logan CAC and Health Study, speaks with Ellin Reisner, President of STEP, and Lynn Weissman, Co-President of Friends of the Community Path about the progress of various transportation projects affecting Somerville.
Jennifer Jonassaint. Program Manager of the Mortgage Assistance program at Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment Housing Services (CNAHS), leads a discussion about how Somerville and Cambridge residents can get help when threatened with mortgage foreclosure. Other guests were Thais DeMarco, Director of the SCC Asset Building Program, and Dr. Daisy Obi, a Somerville homeowner who was helped by the organizations.
Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone talks with Mimi Graney, Director of Union Square Main Streets, about his "Mayor In My Back Yard" or "MIMBY" initiative. The Mayor offers to visit Somerville residents' homes to discuss the City with them one on one.
Host Abby Freedman interviews Tyler Creighton, Field Director of MA Common Cause, about the ballot question that concerns getting big money out of the political process. In Somerville this will be ballot question #7. For more information about the issue, visit www.DemocracyAmmendment.org.
This Town Meeting was held at SCATV on October 15, 2012 in advance of the November 6 election that will include the Act as Ballot Question #4. "Greater Somerville" Host Joe Lynch moderated the discussion with the knowledgable panel and studio audience. The panelists were Denise Provost, State Representative; Shelly Goehring, of MAHA and the Community Preservation Coalition; Dick Bauer, Historic Preservation Commission; Mary Cassesso, Affordable Housing Trust Fund; and Alan Moore, Friends of the Community Path.
"Greater Somerville" Host Joe Lynch moderates this debate with the three candidates for the position of State Representative in the 26th Middlesex District which includes part of East Somerville. The candidates are Mike Connolly (Progressive Independent), Tim Toomey (Incumbent Democrat), and Thomas Vasconcelos (Republican). the debate was held at SCATV on October 16, 2012 and runs about 1.5 hours.
Join Host Joe Lynch on a tour of Maxwell's Green, the new residential development in the center of Somerville. He is accompanied by Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone as well as Kyle Warwick and Ted Tobin, representatives of the development company, Gates Residential Properties. Produced on June 26, 2012 by Somerville Community Access Television.
A community meeting run by the Somerville Community Corporation about their proposal to build affordable housing on Washington Street in Union Square. June 6, 2012 at the Argenziano School. Produced by Somerville Community Access Television or SCATV.