Scout Somerville
What’s up with the West Branch library?
Art for all: finding eye-catching works in shared city spaces
‘Art moments’ in Davis Square
• At Walnut Street Center, adults with disabilities find a caring community
Is sudden liquor license spike best for Somerville’s bars and restaurants?
Highway to help about bikers who support a local children’s charity
Witchcraft and literacy on the annual citywide reading program
• Industrial design on how old factory buildings are being repurposed
A decade of dog parks

Somerville Journal
Rising rents: In citywide trend, Somerville tenants feel squeezed out by landlord
Medical marijuana dispensaries coming to Somerville
• Somerville officials aim to make streets safer for bike riders
Massachusetts Atorney General Maura Healey hosted a town hall in Somerville
At least 4,500 people rallied to support Somerville’s sanctuary status
Construction for Somerville’s ArtFarm to Start in 2017
• Second medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Davis Square
• Aldermen approve Green Line funding in ‘momentous vote’
• Developer suing Somerville over condo conversion ordinance
Concerns expressed over Green Line Extension tax implications
Davis Square one step closer to medical marijuana dispensary
Options discussed for former Johnny D’s site
Residents pro-GLX, but worry of tax increases
Hearing set for Somerville GLX funding
• Somerville voters pass Question 5 for new high school
Somerville high school class of 1946 celebrates 70th reunion
Somerville aldermen discuss Union Square zoning
Davis Square Theatre gets a new name
Paving begins on Beacon Street in Somerville

The Bedford Citizen
Residents, Planning Board push for trees at Willow Lane development
State Rep. Stanley visits Hanscom Area Town Committee 
MassPort maintains Hanscom service, expands Worcester Regional Airport
•  MBTA may eliminate six Bedford bus stops
Net Zero Study Group presents to Planning Board
 First Parish votes to offer sanctuary
• Carleton-Willard Village exploring expansion
•  Medical marijuana facilities limited under proposed zoning
•  Crosby Center developer drops plans for hotel
• Next steps for Great Road improvements
Bedford drafts medical marijuana zoning
On the history of a particular type of suburban residential zoning  – Part 1
And Part 2
• Fox Run development receives unanimous approval
Great Road survey highlights residents’ hopes
Hackman and Mustapich will not seek reelection to Planning Board
METCO and Bedford: a partnership of more than 30 years
Bedford Post Office construction has hit a snag
Fox Run Road PRD hearing continued to December 20
Bedford Planning Board articles, including medical marijuana moratorium, pass at town meeting
Crosby Center redevelopment opposed by tenant AspenTech
Planning Board members challenge Fox Run developers as project progresses
Latest Fox Run development proposal finds favor with Planning Board, residents
Fox Run development hearing continued to Sept. 27 amid resident objections
Development comes knocking on Fox Run Road
Planning Board looks ahead to medical marijuana moratorium, Great Road zoning
Residents turn out to celebrate a beautiful Bedford Day

Scout Cambridge
Porter Square Books invites community to “be the change”
With quilts and crafts, this Cambridge shop says “you belong here”
Every weekend, the School of HONK teaches tunes and takes to the streets
A bittersweet evening at Lanes & Games

In ‘Hail, Caesar!’ Coen brothers deliver a star-studded romp through Hollywood

Harvard Gazette
University Archives exhibit depicts Harvard’s military history 

Brattle Film Notes
• Review: “About Elly”
• Review: “Diary of a Teenage Girl”
• Review: “Phantom Lady”

Brooklyn Based
• A hot dog history: ‘Famous Nathan’ screens at Coney Island this weekend

• The Met’s Moroccan Court