In preparation for a trip to the polls on Election Day, join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they review the pros and cons for each of the four 2014 state ballot questions. Whether it be keeping the gas tax, paying extra bottle deposits, a green light for MA gambling, or requiring mandatory sick days for employees, this episode reviews both sides of the discussion, with a sprinkling of editorial commentary from your two favorite Somerville talk show hosts. Remember, an informed voter is the right voter, so please take the time to get out and vote on Tuesday, November 4th. See you at the polls!
EPISODE LINK: http://vp.telvue.com/preview?id=T02351&video=213215
State representative from the Massachusetts 27th Middlesex district, Denise Provost, joined co-host Joe Lynch for this Massachusetts 2014 election program. Representative Provost is campaigning for re-election and speaks about her time on Beacon Hill, the challenges that lay ahead for the district, and state and the ballot questions put before the voters this year. Watch the program here.
Join host KyAnn Anderson as she speaks with Somerville Local First Executive Director Kat Rutkin and Founding Executive Director Joe Grafton about the SLF mission, what local businesses can expect with the upcoming development in Union Square, and why you need to buy your tickets to Harvest Fest 2014, coming up on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at the Arts at the Armory. If you’ve ever wondered why Somerville’s local business scene continues to be so quirky, independent and strong, watch this episode. Find out how SLF offers their support to small businesses and how a simple 10% shift in your shopping habits can result in significant benefits to our local economy.
To celebrate the “Best of” Somerville and Cambridge businesses, Scout Magazine honored all of the award winners with their first annual SHAG Awards 2014 on Thursday, September 18th, at the historical Somerville Theatre in Davis Square (oh, behave). The Scout’s Honored Awards Gala brought together the best of the best, along with providing the audience with a variety of delightful performances, including circus acts, hula hoops, live music, and a little number from the cast of Slutcracker. With the endless red carpet, tasty cocktails, and amazing after-party sponsored by Cuisine En Locale (156 Highland Avenue), it was hard not to leave the event with an intense pride for the innovative local businesses in our community. Co-hosts, Joe and KyAnn were asked to participate in the event by presenting awards throughout the evening. Believe it or not, Joe cleans up pretty nicely too. Congratulations to ALL of the 2014 SHAG winners!
Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they say farewell to summer, with a lively debate over a variety of local news stories. From politics to Union Square development plans, the new Orange Line station flood to the recent mob of traffic from the Green Line bridge reconstruction – rest assured, there are plenty of opinions to go around. Stay informed about things that matter, and watch this episode.
Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they went LIVE from Art Beat 2014 in Davis Square. From candid conversations with Mayor Curtatone and family, Aldermen Jack Connolly and Rebekah Gewirtz, local artists, non-profit organizations, girls on stilts, or simply a random passerby wanting to appear in the lime light, tune in to find out why this local festival is one of the summer highlights of Somerville.
Greater Somerville’s co-host Joe Lynch covered the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Convention in Worcester last weekend and from the six minutes here, it looks like he and Somerville Neighborhood News covered not only the convention floor, but the rafters, the lobby and the backstage with their camera and microphone. Watch for the complete “Greater Somerville Goes to the Convention” next week on www.greatersomerville.wordpress.com.
Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they kick-off summer by talking Union Square Developers, Net Neutrality, lockdown at Ricky’s Market, and a needed name change for the newly opened “Legoland Boston” at Assembly Row. Tune in to find out how to spend those long summer nights in Somerville and beyond.
Episode Link: http://youtu.be/pbBPQ81qde8
On Tuesday’s Election 2014 Special Edition of “Greater Somerville,” Attorney General and candidate for Governor Martha Coakley chats with host Joe Lynch about her candidacy, Massachusetts, and the issues for the general election in November.